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US – Urnex Brand, Inc. announces Global Barista Champion Ambassadors

ELMSFORD, NY – Urnex Brands, Inc. announced yesterday the names of eight baristas who have been selected as Urnex Global Ambassadors.

The Ambassadors, who are each national champions, will represent their countries at the World Barista Championships in Seattle this April.


Urnex hopes to both recognize the talents and technical expertise of each competitor and learn from their perspective on the importance of coffee machine cleaning.

The Ambassadors will formally collaborate with Urnex in both a product development and an endorsement relationship throughout 2015.

Each will also work closely with the Urnex Marketing and R&D team while also being aligned with Urnex distributors in their home country.

While additional discussions are ongoing to secure relationships with several other baristas who have won their recent national competitions, Urnex is excited to introduce the Global Ambassadors below:

Canada: Benjamin Put

Canadian Barista Champion 2013, 2014

Founder Monogram Coffee

Denmark: Soren Stiller

Danish Barista Champion 2008, 2010, 2014, 2015

Founder Great Coffee

France: Charlotte Malaval

French Barista Champion 2015

Trainer SCAE certifications

Holland: Lex Wenneker

Holland Barista Champion 2015

Representing Headfirst Coffee Roasters

Japan: Yoshikazu Iwase

Japan Barista Champion 2014


Mexico: Julieta Vazquez Rivera

Mexican Barista Champion 2014

Founder Arandela Barra de Café

Taiwan: Berg Wu

Taiwan Barista Champion 2013,2014

Founder Simple Kaffa

United Kingdom: Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood

UK Barista Champion 2012, 2014, 2015

WBC Finalist 2012, 2014

Founder Colonna and Smalls

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Urnex Brands, Inc. has been manufacturing specialty cleaning products for coffee and espresso equipment since 1936.

Today, the portfolio of Urnex Brand liquids, powders, tablets, and capsules are distributed in over 70 countries around the world. With headquarters in New York, Urnex ships from distribution centers in New York, Holland and Hong Kong.