DMCC Coffee Centre

Dubai opens 7500-square-metre coffee centre

On 18 February, the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) inaugurated the DMCC Coffee Centre, a 7500-square-metre temperature-controlled facility. The facility is the first of its kind in the Middle East.
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Dubai International Coffee Championship announces US$40,000 prize

A top prize of US$40,000 (about $56,000) has been announced for the Dubai International Coffee Championship. The runner-up will receive a prize of US$5000. The competition will take place at the Dubai International Coffee and Tea Festival from 5 to 7 December. The Dubai International Coffee Championship is one consolidated event to test its competitors across aspects of coffee making incorporating barista, latte art and brewing skills. 
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World Coffee Championships in Dubai cancelled

The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) and Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) have mutually agreed not to host the World Coffee Championships at GulfHost in September 2018. GulfHost was the host event for the World Brewers Cup, World Cup Tasters Championship and World Coffee Roasters Championship, in which Australia’s Heath Dalziel, Yama King and Ben Toovey were competing in respectively.
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