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Announced at opening day of the 2013 Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE2013), the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) presented two champion roaster trophies and three best in class trophies to local and international coffee roasters as part of the AICA.
Victoria’s Cartel Coffee Roasters were announced Champion Australian Roaster and New Zealand’s Toasted Espresso took out Champion International Roasters.
Three best in class trophies were awarded for Champion Espresso, Milk Based and Filter Coffee.
BELAROMA SINGLE ORIGIN KENYA MUKURWE AB:
BELAROMA COFFEE ROASTING COMPANY
NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA
CHAMPION MILK BASED COFFEE
TCR 33 - BYS:
THE COFFEE ROASTER (QLD) PTY LTD
CHAMPION FILTER COFFEE
CARTEL ROASTERS SUMATRA LINTONG:
COFFEE CARTEL ROASTERS
CHAMPION SUSTAINABLE COFFEE
A total of 174 medals were awarded, including four Gold, 30 silver and 140 bronze medals. The trophy for Champion Sustainable Coffee was not awarded this year due to entries not meeting the AICA’s high standards of excellence.
For full results visit http://www.rasv.com.au/coffee
Conducted by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Australia’s first international coffee roasting competition attracted 603 entries from more than 130 coffee roasters across the globe. Entries were judged by a panel of 28 experts, including highly acclaimed barista and consultant Emma Markland–Webster, over three days at Melbourne Showgrounds.
The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) would like to thank all exhibitors, judges and stewards who participated in the inaugural Australian International Coffee Awards.
For more information, visit http://www.rasv.com.au/coffee and follow the AICA on Twitter at @AusCoffeeAwards.