Coffee producer Vitor Marcelo de Queiroz Barbosa from the farm Fazenda Cachoeira in Carmo do Paranaíba with the origin denomination of the Region of Cerrado Mineiro won first place in the Cup of Excellence – Brazil 2021.
Imagine the day coffee shops around the country place a ‘closed indefinitely’ sign on their shop door. Imagine the end of the World Barista Championship when there’s no longer any quality coffee to showcase, or replacing your morning coffee with a green smoothie.
The idea of a world without coffee is incomprehensible to many, but possible, with studies already predicting that by 2050 demand will double while suitable land for coffee production will be half of what it is today.
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
After a successful debut in 2016, the second Vietnam international Cafe Show will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from 2 – 4 March. Read more
London Coffee Masters has revealed its 2017 competitors. Read more
A 23-year-old college drop-out has opened a robot-staffed coffee shop in San Francisco, United States. Read more
NZSCA will host the Meadow Fresh New Zealand Latte Art Championship 2017 on Saturday 8 April. Read more
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
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
The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) will host the 2017 New Zealand Cup Tasters and Brewers Cup Championship from 17 – 18 March.