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The Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA)

The Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA), conducted by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) is the country’s first international coffee roasting competition and its popularity is a testament to the credibility of the judges and judging process.
Roasters large and small are invited to submit entries across eight classes designed to identify a range of Australia’s best roasted coffee. Judges for the coffee category will come from a broad representation of the Australian coffee industry.
Roasters will be able to benchmark their products, use winning medals on packaging and promotional material.

For further information contact Danielle Burnett, on (03) 9281 7480 or at To enter, click the below link. Entries open 3 December 2019.

Sydney Royal Wine, Dairy & Fine Food Shows

Boasting a membership base of 12,000 people, the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) is responsible for conducting the Sydney Royal Easter Show and the Sydney Royal Wine, Dairy and Fine Food Shows.

The Sydney Royal Wine, Dairy and Fine Food Shows set the standard in Australian wine and food judging. Sydney Royal Competitions judging areas comprise of Wine, Cheese and Dairy Produce, Aquaculture, Beer, Branded Beef, Branded Lamb, Bread, Cakes and Pies, Coffee, Deli Meats, Olive Oil, Pasta, and Regional Food.
The Sydney Royal Wine, Dairy and Fine Food Shows offer producers with a platform to benchmark their products within the Australian market. The Shows also provide extensive exposure to both the consumer market and industry professionals. Previous winners have experienced increased industry profile through the recognition of their Sydney Royal win as well as significant financial gains.
Only the most exceptional quality is recognised in all Competitions. Trophy and Champion Award winners represent a superior standard of excellence in their field. Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners are presented with a certificate and are supplied with the branding material to promote their products as Sydney Royal winners.

Sydney Royal Coffee Competition

For over 10 years, the Sydney Royal Coffee Competition has judged some of Australia’s finest coffee. Established in 1998, the Competition has grown to nowadays judge over 220 Exhibits entered into six different classes:

Espresso, Short Black;

Plunger Coffee (small commercial);

Plunger Coffee (100% Single Origin Small Commercial);


Plunger Coffee (commercial);

Plunger Coffee (100% Single Origin Commercial).

*Disclaimer – Most photos used in Events, Competition and Results pages have been kindly provided by the Sydney Royal Show taken during judging of the Sydney Royal Coffee Competition and copyright to the RAS.
Exhibits are judged on visual appearance, aroma and taste. The Competition is held in February every year as past of the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show. Coffee roasters who are interested in entering can contact the Wine Dairy and Fine Food Coordinator on (02) 9704 1199 for further information.

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