September 1, 2022

Why should coffee competitors go on origin trips?

The World Coffee Championships (WCC) are arguably the most prominent and prestigious competitions in the global coffee industry. WCC events give coffee professionals from around...

June 2, 2022

Introducing extract chilling in coffee

In his 2021 World Barista Championship (WBC) routine, three-time Australian Barista Champion Hugh Kelly introduced to the world stage a concept known as “extract chilling”. ...

May 9, 2022

Career progression for specialty coffee baristas

For many baristas, a passion for high-quality coffee is one of the main reasons they work in the specialty coffee industry. But alongside this enthusiasm,...

January 11, 2022

Does the World Barista Championship need to change?

The World Barista Championship (WBC) is a competition that promotes excellence in coffee and recognises the barista profession on an international scale. It is a...

July 26, 2021

Looking out for barista wellbeing after Covid-19

Across the coffee supply chain, there are certain actors which are more vulnerable to instability in the industry. While there is rightly a focus on...

July 13, 2021

Introducing PDG Education: Certified on-demand courses from specialty coffee professionals

For years, Perfect Daily Grind has sought to provide accessible, authoritative, and educational content that covers every aspect of the coffee sector.  In line with...

March 19, 2020

What’s Keeping Producing Countries From Growing Coffee Consumption?

Increasing the volume of internal consumption is something all producing countries can benefit from. However, many of these countries also face several significant barriers, ranging...