Budapest comes alive for World of Coffee

In the 2014 hit song Budapest, British artist George Ezra describes the city as a “hidden treasure chest”. Soon enough, that treasure chest of specialty coffee coffee shops, historic pubs, thermal baths, royal palace, and vibrant night life will be on display when the international coffee community unites for World of Coffee (WOC) and the World Coffee Championships. Read more

La Marzocco launches new branch in Germany

La Marzocco has announced the opening of a new branch office in Germany, La Marzocco Deutschland GmbH.

In light of a booming specialty coffee market in Germany, the territory has become strategic for La Marzocco to endorse its brand, raise coffee quality awareness, and help elevate the barista profession while setting trends and sharing industry innovations. Read more

Umami Area opens Capucas Coffee Academy in Honduras

Italian association Umami Area has opened a school based on the modules of the SCAE (Specialty Coffee Association of Europe) Coffee Diploma System in Honduras.

The Capucas Coffee Academy has its roots in a project that began two years ago to train local bartenders and employees of the Cooperativa Cafetalera Capucas Limitada (COCAFCAL) cooperative. Read more

Amsterdam to host WBC 2018

World Coffee Events (WCE) has announced Amsterdam as the 2018 host city of the World Barista Championship (WBC).

The event will take place at the World of Coffee Amsterdam show from 19 – 21 June 2018.
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