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Europe’s premier specialty coffee event kicks off today in Budapest

BUDAPEST – World of Coffee, Europe’s premier specialty coffee event, kick off today in Budapest. Featuring an interactive exhibition with over 200 of the world’s most innovative coffee industry suppliers, the event is three full days of thrilling competitions, inspiring symposium, seminars, educational workshops and a packed social programs filled ...

South Africa’s best barista is brewing up a storm in Cape Town

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – SA’s best barista is brewing up a storm at a popular coffee shop in Cape Town. Winston Thomas (PICTURE), 26 is the lead Barista and Head of the Barista Academy at Origin Coffee Roasters. The coffee addict from Strand now has the title of SA National Barista Champion and will travel to Seoul ...

Top Filipino baristas to represent Philippines in world coffee competitions

MANILA, The Philippines – The Philippines has crowned this year’s best barista and latte art craftsman from a dozen of coffee professionals who competed during the two national coffee championships at the first Philippine Restaurant, Café and Bar Expo (Philresca) on March 2-4, World Trade Center Metro Manila.

Kyle Ramage of Mahlkönig USA is the 2017 U.S. Barista Champion!

SEATTLE, U.S. – After an overwhelmingly exciting competition during the latest SCAA event in Seattle, Kyle Ramage of Mahlkönig USA took the top honor, outperforming a range of skilled professional baristas that had showcased impressively inspiring presentations.

Coffee Lovers from all over the world united at the 2017 SCA Coffee Expo

SEATTLE, U.S. – Two weeks ago, thousands of coffee lovers from around the world flooded Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center, making the pilgrimage to the nation’s coffee capital. The Global Specialty Coffee Expo, hosted by the nearly 30-year-old, industry nonprofit Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) ...

Barista-Engineer Nicolás Rico wins the first Colombian Brewer Champion

ARMENIA, Quindío, Colombia – With a score of 146.35 over 200, 33-year-old Nicolás Rico won 1st place in the first Colombian Brewers Cup. Luisa Fernanda Rubiano, of Café 1800, and Cristian Raigosa, from Desarrolladores de Café and Café Rituales, won second and third place respectively.

Top Filipino baristas to represent Philippines at World Coffee Competitions

MANILA, The Philippines – The Philippines has crowned this year’s best barista and latte art craftsman from a dozen of coffee professionals who competed during the two national coffee championships at the first Philippine Restaurant, Café and Bar Expo (Philresca) on March 2-4, World Trade Center Metro Manila.

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.

Singapore’s top baristas compete at National Coffee Championships

SINGAPORE — Although local cafe culture is booming — along with sales — there is not enough appreciation for Singapore’s top baristas and their craft, industry insiders say. That is why coffee competitions such as the Singapore National Coffee Championships are important.

VA358 White Eagle, the official machine of Russian Barista Championship

BELFORTE DEL CHIENTI, Italy – A white eagle will land in Russia for the final round of the Russian Barista Competition. Th...