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May 25, 2023

World Coffee Roasting Championships: What will the new rules change?

May 18, 2023

Apply to be a volunteer at PRF Colombia 2023

May 11, 2023

Is Blue Bottle's collaboration with The Weeknd good for specialty coffee?

May 4, 2023

World of Coffee Busan will host the 2024 World Barista Championship. But why?

April 27, 2023

Will the new SCA cupping form & protocol add more value for specialty coffee?

June 1, 2023

PRF announces new No Filter panel series

On 14 & 15 September 2023, Producer & Roaster Forum (PRF) will once again return to Medellín, Colombia. Taking place at the Plaza Mayor venue, the two-day forum is set to attract thousands of international coffee professionals – ranging from producers and traders to roasters and baristas. Alongside workshops, cuppings, competitions (including the Global Roasting Contest), and the second edition of the Global Coffee Awards, PRF Colombia will feature an… read more

On 14 & 15 September 2023, Producer & Roaster Forum (PRF) will once again return to Medellín, Colombia. Taking place at the Plaza Mayor venue, the two-day forum is set to attract thousands of international coffee professionals – ranging from… read more

July 26, 2017

World Record Broke as Geisha Coffee Sells for US $601/lb

Best of Panama has a history of record-breaking coffee prices, and 2017 was no exception. A 100 lb lot of natural processed Geisha from Hacienda...

June 26, 2017

Honduran Cup of Excellence Winning Coffee Sells For US $124.50/lb

Honduras isn’t just Central America’s largest coffee exporter. It’s also the producer of Cup of Excellence record-breaking coffee for the second year in a row....

June 12, 2017

Ethiopian Gesha Sold for Record-Breaking US $85/lb

We’ve all read about Panamanian Geshas/Geishas being sold for high prices – but this time around, it’s an Ethiopian Gesha that’s broken records. Gesha Village...

June 9, 2017

Burundi Coffee Cuppings & Roasting Workshops at WOC Budapest

Some of Europe’s top roasters join Café du Burundi to create a full schedule of cuppings and workshops at World of Coffee Budapest, Booth K16. Visitors will...

Where to Get Coffee in Budapest: Official WOC Map

Heading to World of Coffee Budapest and want to try some local coffee? There’ll be no shortage of amazing brews at the three-day event. But...

June 8, 2017

Mexico Is World of Coffee 2017 Portrait Country

Coffee from Mexico will take the stage at World of Coffee (WOC) 2017 in Budapest, as Mexico is made the event’s Portrait Country. But why...

May 5, 2017

Coffee Shop Etiquette: Table Hogging & Other Faux Pas to Avoid

We’ve all had a coffee shop visit ruined by a rude customer – or seen one ruin a barista’s day. So how do we make...

April 17, 2017

6 Must-Try Coffee Products From The London Coffee Festival

Four days of exhibitions. The Coffee Masters competition, Latte Art Live, home barista workshops, brew bars, the Roaster Village, the School of Chocolate, tasting rooms,...

April 12, 2017

Win an AeroPress, Handground Grinder, & Swift Cup Coffee Bundle!

Calling all coffee lovers! We’ve got a Spring giveaway that you won’t want to miss. You could be the lucky winner of one AeroPress, one...

March 29, 2017

La Marzocco Launches in China, Latest Coffee Brand Targeting It

Last year, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz told CNBC, “I wouldn’t be surprised if, one day, we have more stores in China than we do in...

March 16, 2017

Coffunity: Can This App Change How We Compare Roasted Coffee?

Finding new coffees isn’t easy, even when you’re connected to the specialty scene. And it’s even harder when you’re new to coffee. Enter Coffunity: the...

March 13, 2017

World Barista Championship Rule Changes Announced

News just in: World Coffee Events (WCE) have announced rule changes for the World Barista Championship, coffee’s biggest competition. They will take effect from the...

February 1, 2017

The Barista League: A Different Kind of Competition

The Barista League isn’t like the Barista Championship. But it isn’t trying to be. The latter requires extensive preparation, customer service, and 12 truly special drinks. It’s...

January 23, 2017

World Barista Championship 2018 to Be in AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam, the city of canals, museums – and the 2018 World Barista Championship. We’re still many months away from the 2017 World Barista Championship in...

January 16, 2017

Would You Drink a Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey Coffee?

Cup of Joe? No, thanks – I’ll have a cup of Jack. We’ve written about coffee and alcohol combinations before. But it’s normally coffee-infused alcohol or...

January 5, 2017

Instagram Coffee Shots: The Best of Them

 Congratulations to the winners of the PDG and Taf Coffee Instagram Giveaway! 20 talented coffee lovers had their photographs selected from within our community – and talk about...