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Great Latte Art Show at Astoria during the CILA selections!


An exciting day at Astoria headquarters, where the final stage of the Italian Latte Art Championship (CILA) selections was held, promoted by the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE).
With froth, eight expert contestants gave battle all day, stroke after stroke demonstrating their supreme technical skills besides great creativity in the decorations chosen and presented to the panel of judges before the competition.

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Capitan Astoria supports the baristas during the Cambodia Barista Championship!


A small town, but one that boasts great talents! In the town of Phnom Penh, on October 20 and 21, 2016, the best of Cambodia’s baristas challenged each other displaying veritable “excellence in a cup” in competing for the coveted and unique Cambodian National Barista Champion title.

The championship was held during the 2016 edition of the Camfood international exhibition, famed for arousing the interest of professionals and visitors belonging both to the Food & Beverage sector in all its facets, as well as to that of the equipment used in the field of foodstuffs.

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Internationality in the town of coffee: the WCIGS Champion delights everyone in Trieste!


Would beginning with “Dear diary…” be considered too cloying? Perhaps, but for us this one in Trieste remains an intense adventure, one which we must absolutely tell you about. As a matter of fact, from October 20 to 22 a large part of the Team Astoria transferred itself to the extreme northeastern part of Italy to best get ready for the incipient TriestEspresso, one of the most interesting and stimulating exhibitions on the coffee scenario. Read more →