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Ciro officially launches the Coffee Squad!

In a further commitment to providing customer service excellence, Ciro has officially launched the Ciro Coffee Squad! Ciro will send the Coffee Squad to our valued customers for scheduled visits to improve coffee quality, upskill and inspire baristas to be […]

Local Barista Makes South Africa Proud in Switzerland! Supported by Ciro Coffee Academy

Founded in 1950, the WorldSkills Competitions are the gold standard of skills excellence. They inspire young Competitors to reach new heights, helping them turn their passion into a profession. WorldSkills has built a movement that is changing the lives of […]

Spar Bean Tree SMEG Competition

The Bean Tree SMEG competition, which ran in all Bean Tree outlets from May to end July 2022, has come to an end and the winners have been selected via a random draw. 6 SMEG espresso coffee machines were up for […]

Deli by Shell National Barista Competition 2022 – Powered by Ciro Coffee Academy

Deli by Shell needs no introduction, being one of South Africa’s most beloved and recognisable brands. Deli by Shell brings you deli-quality gourmet food & beverages with a dash of convenience. Deli By Shell’s partnership with Ciro has lasted many […]

A Toast to Ciro’s New Website

It’s here! Like a fresh cup of coffee, our brand new website is filled with all the delicious Ciro content our clients and partners expect.  Providing easy access to engaging and relevant information about our products, equipment, and services has […]

New times call for new measures: Taking coffee education online

At Ciro Coffee Academy, education is at the heart of everything we do. We have always prided ourselves on our varied array of training courses, covering every aspect of the specialty coffee industry – from modules on latte art and […]

Ciro Coffee Academy Training Centres certified as SCA Premier Training Campuses

We are excited to announce that the Ciro Coffee Academy’s Gauteng and Kwazulu Natal training centres have been certified as Premier Training Campuses by the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA). With the Gauteng Lavazza training centre awarded certification for Barista Skills, […]

We’re brewing HOPE with Blacksmith!

Blacksmith coffee movement is not only about the crafting of beautiful coffee blends from sustainable sources, that is just the start. Its real purpose is what comes after. Blacksmith is a movement for social change, a platform for job creation […]
2019 World Coffee Championships

SA’s best to take on the World Coffee Championship stage!

Ciro is wishing our local champs all the best as they prepare to travel to Berlin, Germany to represent South Africa at the 2019 World Coffee Championships (WCC) World of Coffee event, taking place from 6-8 June 2019. South African […]

Local Champions Make Us Proud!

Scoring a hat trick at Nationals! Team Ciro really shined at the SCASA National Coffee Competition that took place this last weekend, with three phenomenally skilled individuals showing everyone what they’re made of. The Artist Six years ago, a young […]
• 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 […]
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 […]