Australia’s Sasa Sestic is the 2015 World Barista Champion

Australia’s Sasa Sestic is the 2015 World Barista Champion

April 12, 2015 7:47 pm

Australian Sasa Sestic of Ona Coffee has been named 2015 World Barista Champion, leading an impressive field of finalists, including Charles Babinski of G&B Coffee in […]

Shiny New Products at the 2015 SCAA Expo in Seattle

Shiny New Products at the 2015 SCAA Expo in Seattle

April 12, 2015 3:53 pm

As the 27th annual Specialty Coffee Association of America Event winds down today in Seattle, it is safe to say the wheels of commerce have […]

Simple Question, Myriad Answers: Castillo or Caturra?

Simple Question, Myriad Answers: Castillo or Caturra?

April 10, 2015 11:42 am

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog Two days ago, I had the honor to present the preliminary results of the Colombia Sensory Trial at the 2015 […]

Numerous 2016 World Coffee Competition Events Heading to Shanghai, China

Numerous 2016 World Coffee Competition Events Heading to Shanghai, China

April 1, 2015 11:08 am

Dublin-based World Coffee Events has announced that the World Coffee Roasting Championship, the World Cup Tasters Championship, the World Latte Art Championship and the World Coffee […]

Stranded Yemeni-American Trying to Flee Civil War for U.S. Coffee Events

Stranded Yemeni-American Trying to Flee Civil War for U.S. Coffee Events

March 30, 2015 12:56 pm

A Yemeni delegation scheduled to represent the Yemen coffee industry at multiple U.S. events this April is reportedly stranded, struggling to flee the country amid […]

Major Changes Coming to the 2016 World Barista Championship

Major Changes Coming to the 2016 World Barista Championship

March 27, 2015 3:00 pm

Major changes are coming to the World Barista Championship format beginning in 2016, including a single grinder limitation, a new espresso machine model and a new “milk […]

Java Jog 2014: Where Did the Money Go?

Java Jog 2014: Where Did the Money Go?

March 27, 2015 11:45 am

Change can be difficult to perceive from 8,300 miles away, but the $35,000 raised at last year’s Java Jog for a Cause — held in conjunction […]

Four Women From Different Sides of Coffee Industry Talk Gender Equity

Four Women From Different Sides of Coffee Industry Talk Gender Equity

March 26, 2015 3:25 pm

It is not by chance or some sort of collective awakening of consciousness that many people working in the coffee industry have renewed or expanded […]

“A Film About Coffee” Announced as James Beard Award Finalist

“A Film About Coffee” Announced as James Beard Award Finalist

March 24, 2015 12:17 pm

For inexplicable reasons, the James Beard Foundation still doesn’t have any coffee-specific awards. But the group has done some justice to the coffee world this […]

Coffee and Cannabis for a Cause Coming to Seattle in April

Coffee and Cannabis for a Cause Coming to Seattle in April

March 18, 2015 12:28 pm

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