ORLANDO, Fla. – Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen Thursday announced that its Tucano Espresso is a featured espresso in the 2015 World Barista Championship.
The championship takes place this weekend in Seattle at the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s 27th Annual Exposition.
The Company’s Tucano Espresso is an exclusive blend of sustainable coffees grown in Brazil at Daterra Farms, one of the country’s most respected coffee farms. Marc Andros, VP of Coffee at Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen then meticulously roasts Tucano Espresso to perfection at the Company’s flagship café in Winter Park, Florida.
The World Barista Championship is the premiere international annual coffee competition. The competition focuses on promoting excellence in coffee, advancing the barista profession, and engaging a worldwide audience.
“Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen has been a first-mover and leader in specialty coffee for more than 34 years,” said Jonathan Smiga, CEO of Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen.
“Having our own sustainable Tucano Espresso featured at the esteemed World Barista Championship demonstrates our continued commitment to quality, innovation and proprietary coffees.”