SITTING DOWN WITH VENEZIANO COFFEE HEAD BARISTA TODD SOUTER
Ahead of their return to MICE next year, we recently had a chance to catch up with Veneziano Coffee Head Barista Todd Souter. Pictured above, Todd was recently a competitor at the ASCA Southern Region Barista Championships. Q: How did Veneziano first
THE CUP EXCHANGE ANNOUNCED AS PLATINUM SPONSOR OF MICE2019
MICE is pleased to welcome The Cup eXchange (TCX) as a Platinum Sponsor of MICE2019. TCX is Australia’s first truly sustainable exchange system, designed to replace the widespread consumption of single-use items. TCX will be launching at MICE in February. TCX is a convenient
ONA COFFEE SWEEP THE ASCA CENTRAL REGION BARISTA CHAMPIONSHIPS
Angus Mackie of Ona Coffee has won the 2019 ASCA Central Region Barista Championship for the second year in a row. Competitors from Ona Coffee rounded out the top three positions, with two-time Australian Barista Champion Hugh Kelly placing second, and Joao Carlos Henriques placing third. The
SLOTS FOR THE MICE2019 CUPPING ROOM ARE FILLING UP FAST!
The Cupping Room is once again returning to MICE in 2019, with the activation proving to be one of the most exciting and sought-after features at this year's show. The Cupping Room is available to be booked by MICE exhibitors, and slots are filling up quickly! Some
THE BOARD OF ASCA: WHO ARE THEY?
Recently we introduced MICE-lovers to the Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) – the body behind the competitions you see on the Main Stage at MICE each year. ASCA recently held its Annual General Meeting, where the current ASCA Board was decided.
CATCHING UP WITH AXIL COFFEE AHEAD OF MICE2019 RETURN
The team at Axil Coffee have enjoyed quite a bit of success lately, with two of their Baristas recently placing in the top three at the ASCA Southern Region Barista Championships earlier this month. Ahead of their return to MICE next year,
SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES TO THE MICE2019 PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARDS
Entries for the MICE2019 Product Innovation Awards have been open for the past month, and we have received some amazing submissions so far! The Awards recognise products created by MICE exhibitors that have made a significant impact on the coffee industry. The awards will include two categories:
TALKING TOBY’S ESTATE WITH ROASTER BEN CHOI
In the lead up to the return of Toby's Estate to MICE next year, we recently had a chance to chat with their Roaster Ben Choi – discussing everything from garage-based coffee roasting to new methods of single origin processing. Q: How did Toby's Estate first start out? A:
ASCA SOUTHERN REGION BARISTA CHAMPION JACK SIMPSON TO COMPETE AT MICE2019
Jack Simpson of Axil Coffee Roasters has won the Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) Southern Region Barista Championship. The event was held at Criteria Coffee in Victoria from 13 to 14 October. I was not expecting to win,” Jack says. “I spilled an espresso
EXHIBITOR SPACES FOR MICE2019 NEARING SELL-OUT!
MICE2019 is moving closer to being sold out, with 90% of event space now booked. Given the February event dates, MICE expects to sell out by the end of the year. Limited main floor spaces remain: 6x3m stands – 7 6x6m stands – 2 9x6m stands