Last week under the beating summer sun in Milan at the World Coffee Championships, Dan Shadbolt did Australia and Veneziano proud putting in a consistent and solid roasting performance over the three day contest.
In Dan's first visit to the World Championships he placed in 12th position with a final points score of 458.08. The top three on the podum in order were Felix Teiretzbacher (Austria), Simo Christidi (Norway) and Wisnu Aji (Indonesia).
Jordan Faulkner is co-owner of Whiplash cafe, a former milk bar in and under-serviced pocket of Hawthorn. Jordan has gone into partnership with a number of current and recently retired Collingwood AFL players in this venture including Jordan Roughead, Nathan Murphy, Callum Brown and Brody Mihocek.
Veneziano is delighted to be holding the inaugural Barista Battle competition in Richmond on Thursday 23rd June. 24 competitors will battle it out over three rounds to test their latte art, sensory and pouring skills. First prize is $1,500 plus a Pinnacle pack.
Dan Shadbolt, Operations Manager for Veneziano Coffee Roasters is currently in Milan, Italy competing at the World Coffee Roasting Championships. Dan is competing for Team Australia against competitors from 23 other countries.
He took time out of his final training schedule to speak with the 3AW Breakfast radio team. You can watch the clip below.
We recently sat down with Nick Percy, sustainability manager for Veneziano Coffee Roasters who shared some of the key projects the business is investing in to create a more sustainable future for coffee.