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The 26th Ernesto Illy Award has winners from 3 regions in Minas Gerais

SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Minas Gerais (Brazil) demonstrated the excellence of its specialty coffees at the 26th Ernesto Illy Award for Quality Coffee for Espresso. Arabica beans from three different regions within the state were recognized as the best of the 2016/2017 crop by the illycaffè prize, which elected CBI Agropecuária, from Chapada de Minas ...

Matthew Algie to unveil Synesso MVP range at the London Coffee Festival

LONDON, UK – Specialist coffee roaster Matthew Algie has been appointed as the official UK, Ireland and European distributor of Synesso artisan espresso machines. The coffee roaster has chosen London Coffee Festival (6th – 9th April 2017), to unveil the Synesso MVP range to the market.

illy named as a World’s Most Ethical Company for fifth consecutive time

NEW YORK, U.S. – illycaffè S.p.A., the global coffee industry leader in quality, direct trade and ethical supply chain practices, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World's Most Ethical Company.

British Coffee Association hosts the 29th Industry Educational Seminar

LONDON, UK – Between 4 – 6th April 2017 the British Coffee Association (BCA) will be hosting the 29th industry educational seminar at the M by Montcalm Tech City – Shoreditch, London. The three-day industry seminar is a journey through the coffee industry from seed all the way through to cup, it covers all facets of ...

Rancilio Group, flagship models under the spotlights at Internorga 2017

HAMBURG, Germany – The 2017 edition of Germany’s leading international trade fair in the food and beverage sector will be held from 17 to 21 March at the Hamburg exhibition centre. Just as they do every year, Rancilio Group will take part in the event through its German subsidiary Rancilio Group Deutschland.

Coffee-mad Melbourne to host International Coffee Awards this weekend

MELBOURNE, Australia – Melbourne, which prides itself on being the coffee capital of Australia, is playing host this weekend to the International Coffee Awards, where the title of 'Best Coffee Roaster in the World' will be announced. Over 800 types of coffee from nine countries around the globe will be tried and ...

International coffee fair opened yesterday in Dak Lak Province, Vietnam

BUON MA THUOT, Vietnam – An international coffee fair themed “Quality Coffee for the Health of the Community” opened yesterday in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak. This year’s fair has attracted the participation of 234 businesses with 735 booths displaying mostly coffee and coffee-related products.

A coffee trip to Prague for the Czech Barista Championship 2017

MILAN – Prague is magical in all seasons and can offer a lot in each month of the year. Especially in March. After a walk through the streets of the Lesser Quarter, the Old Town and Hradčany (the village of Castle), you can take a break in one of the many coffee shops to enjoy the really special coffee.

VOLPAK at Interpack Düsseldorf 2017, the advantages of pouching

BARCELONA, Spain – VOLPAK, the leading brand in horizontal FFS pouching machines, will be present at the Interpack, from May 4th to May 10th, introducing its latest developments and technologies for the pouching market. The new SI look and innovations with the SI-440, one of the most flexible and versatile horizontal machines ...

Kenya targets specialty coffee symposium in Seattle to double US sales

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenya is eyeing the upcoming Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) symposium to double the sales to the US by tapping the premium price that the American market pays for the beverage. The SCAA exhibition, which will bring together over 15,000 people across the world will be held in Seattle, US next month.