The 2016 Cup of Excellence (COE) Honduras auction has broken the record for the highest price ever recorded.
On June 16, winning COE farmer Marysabel Garcia Caballero from El Puente farm in Chinacla, La Paz, received the record-setting bid of US$120.50 (approximately AUD$160) per pound for her Geisha coffee. Read more
The Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE) has announced it will host five coffee championship events at World of Coffee Budapest in 2017, in partnership with World Coffee Events (WCE).
Hungary’s capital will open its arms from 13 – 15 June 2017 to host the World Brewers Cup, World Latte Art, World Coffee in Good Spirits, World Cup Tasters and World Cezve/Ibrik Championships at the SCAE’s annual speciality coffee event. Read more
Allegra Events have announced the judges participating in Coffee Masters New York City 2016.
The line-up of international judges includes John Letoto of Greenway Coffee and Blacksmith in the United States, Anne Lunell of Koppi Roasters in Sweden, Dan Streetman of Irving Farm Coffee Roasters in NYC, David Donde of Truth Coffee Roasting in South Africa, and Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood of Colonna and Small’s in the United Kingdom. Read more
Australia’s reign as World Latte Art Champion is over.
Um Paul of South Korea won the World Latte Art Championship (WLAC) on 1 April, ending Caleb Cha’s reign as the world’s best latte artist.
Qi Li from China placed second, Minako Yoshizumi from Japan placed third, Dhang Tamang of the United Kingdom placed fourth, Agnieszka Rojewska of Poland placed fifth, and Sensory Lab’s Ben Morrow placed sixth in the WLAC finals. Read more