2018-11-06
• Local Latte Art Champion Competes in Brazil

Local Latte Art Champion Competes in Brazil

Six years ago, a young law student called Christopher Abrahams decided to answer his calling and accept a job offer at Ciro Full Service Beverage Company. His passion for all things coffee – Latte art in particular – has led […]
2018-05-06
Thabang Maluleka – Gauteng Regional Cup Tasters Champion

Congratulations Thabang Maluleka – Gauteng Regional Cup Tasters Champion

Congratulations to Thabang Maluleka for winning the Gauteng Regional Cup Tasters Championship at the SCASA Gauteng regional Barista championships held at HOSTEX last week. The Cup Tasters Championship awards the professional coffee cupper who demonstrates speed, skill, and accuracy in […]
2017-11-06
CIRO Red Espresso

Ciro adds Red Espresso to its Product Range

Ciro now proudly distributes the award-winning red espresso® product range through its channels in South Africa. red espresso® is a tasty, full-bodied rooibos tea espresso and is ideal for those looking for a healthy, caffeine-free alternative to coffee. Famous on restaurant […]
2017-09-06
Lavazza & SPAR Bean Tree Empower Deaf Baristas

Lavazza & SPAR Bean Tree Empower Deaf Baristas

Through an industry-leading collaboration; Ciro’s premium coffee brand Lavazza, and SPAR Bean Tree coffee shops, are collectively committed to uplifting South Africa’s deaf community – by training and employing internationally-accredited coffee shop baristas through Ciro Coffee Academy (CCA). Both hearing […]
2017-09-06

Training with Speciality Coffee Association Courses

While the Ciro Coffee Academy, along with other key industry stakeholders, plays a significant role in the local coffee industry, the Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) sits at the very heart of the international coffee education community. A non-profit membership association, […]
2017-08-06
Ciro Coffee Academy

The Ciro Coffee Academy – Putting Coffee Training on the Map

Ciro is all about coffee, but, at the Ciro Coffee Academy (CCA); coffee education is what matters most. After all, not even the finest coffee tastes good if not correctly made. this reality, together with a passion for training and […]
2017-07-06
Mduduzi Lukhuleni named First Ever Deaf Barista Champion

Mduduzi Lukhuleni named First Ever Deaf Barista Champion

In what was undoubtedly a highlight of the JHB Coffee & Chocolate Show, six talented deaf baristas competed in the first ever Deaf Barista Competition at Montecasino, in front of a cheering crowd and the World Coffee Events All Stars, […]
2017-07-06
Ciro Launches Online Store: CIRO Coffee Boutique

Ciro Launches Online Store: CIRO Coffee Boutique

12 Ciro has launched a new online shopping platform, called Ciro Coffee Boutique (www.cirocoffeeboutique.co.za), that makes it easy to get the best coffee and tea brands delivered to your door. As a service to small – medium sized offices and […]
2017-07-06
CIRO Coffee & Chocolate 2017

Deaf Baristas to compete at the JHB Coffee & Chocolate Show

In an environment traditionally reserved for the hearing-abled, six very talented deaf baristas will be showing off their skills in the first ever Deaf Barista Competition, to be held during the Coffee & Chocolate Show at Montecasino from 13 – […]
2016-10-06
Ciro’s Tim Krynauw Places in the Top Six at KZN Regional Barista Championship

Ciro’s Tim Krynauw Places in the Top Six at KZN Regional Barista Championship

Ciro congratulates one of its Coffee Excellence Ambassadors, TIM KRYNAUW, who was placed in the top 6 at the recent Regional Barista Championship held at the Good Food & Wine show, at the Durban Exhibition Centre in KwaZulu Natal, this […]
2016-09-06
Ciro’s Christopher Abrahams Places Second at Regional Competition

Ciro’s Christopher Abrahams Places Second at Regional Competition

Ciro congratulates one of its Coffee Excellence Ambassadors, Christopher Abrahams, who was placed 2nd in the Latte Art competition at the recent Regional Barista Championship in Cape Town. The Latte Art competition highlights the barista’s artistic expression in a competition […]
2016-08-06

Ciro is Leading the way in Coffee Education in South Africa

At the Ciro Coffee Academy, education is at the heart of everything we do. We have always taken pride in being leaders and pioneers in the South African coffee industry when it comes to coffee training and skills upliftment. The […]
2016-08-06
Ciro at the 2016 Sun International CEO SleepOut

2016 Sun International CEO SleepOut – Ciro a contributing partner

Born from a desire to rethink, reinvent and re-energise the way how philanthropy is viewed, the Sun International CEO SleepOut TM on 28 July 2016 allowed business influencers to empathise with the homeless by asking these influencers to rise to […]
2016-08-06
CIRO Celebrating Nelson Mandela Day

Celebrating Nelson Mandela Day

Every year on Mandela Day, 18 July, South Africans are asked to give 67 minutes to help “take action and inspire change” in our country. This year, the Ciro Western Cape team wanted to honour Madiba’s legacy of kindness and […]
2016-08-06

Ciro’s Angeline McLagan is the Eastern Cape’s Barista Champion

The best baristas in the Eastern Cape came together on 29 – 30 July and battled it out for the coveted Barista Championship title at the Homemakers Expo in Port Elizabeth. This year, the competition was even more exciting as […]
2016-07-06
The Blacksmith Barista Upliftment Programme

The Blacksmith Barista Upliftment Programme

We want our coffee, and our love of coffee, to promote training and development among the unemployed youth of South Africa. By purchasing a cup of Blacksmith coffee, each person contributes to the training of new baristas through the Barista […]