July 2018 in National Coffee Competitions: A Recap of New Champions from Around the Globe

Here is our recap of the winners of national coffee competitions from around the world in collaboration with World Coffee Events (WCE) for the month of July 2018. These dedicated coffee competitors have earned the right to represent their country in coffee competitions at the international level. For more information on upcoming world championships and …

June 2018 in National Coffee Competitions: A Recap of New Champions from Around the Globe

Here is our recap of the winners of national coffee competitions from around the world in collaboration with World Coffee Events (WCE) for the month of June 2018. These dedicated coffee competitors have earned the right to represent their country in coffee competitions at the international level. For more information on upcoming world championships and …

#22: Re:co Podcast – Andrea Illy on the Global Economics of Coffee

This week’s episode of the Re:co Podcast features Illycaffè Chairman Andrea Illy speaking at Re:co Seattle in April 2018. Over his long career, Andrea has established an identity as a leader, thinker, and creative mind in coffee. We asked Andrea to contribute a talk on the complex economics of coffee and the future of coffee …

Destination Berlin!

Berlin will host next year’s World of Coffee from 6-8 June 2019, where the world’s top coffee artists will come together in the exhibition halls of Germany’s capital to award distinction to their World Champions. Water optimization specialist BWT water+more – a long-standing event host sponsor of the World of Coffee – has already signed …

Congratulations Team Steam!

Congratulations to Team Steam, winner of the 2018 World Barista Championship Team Competition! The Team Competition, introduced in 2016 in recognition of each champions existing support network (coaches, roasters, producers), puts each competitor on a team with 4-5 competitors from other national bodies for support and camaraderie. Each team is equally weighted based on the …

Automating Excellence with the Cup of Excellence

DARRIN DANIEL, Executive Director of the Alliance for Coffee Excellence and Cup of Excellence, reflects on this year’s partnership with Automating Excellence. Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) is excited to provide award winning coffees from our Cup of Excellence (CoE) program for this year’s Automating Excellence. The combination of leading super automatic manufacturers with the …