November 23, 2022

Is there space for new coffee competitions?

In specialty coffee, there are a range of competitions designed to test the skills and knowledge of different coffee professionals. Among these, the World Coffee...

November 7, 2022

The Barista League Mexico City 2022

The Barista League will take place in Mexico City for the first time on 3 December 2022. The competition will see 12 teams take part...

October 25, 2022

The Barista League Manchester 2022

The Barista League returns to Manchester, UK on 12 November 2022 to host its barista-stye competition. Twelve teams will compete in three rounds of barista...

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...

August 19, 2022

Coffee News Recap, 19 Aug: Cold brew market to grow by US $1.37 billion, Starbucks accuses US labour officials of union support & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Mon, 15 Aug Seventh...

August 10, 2022

How can competitors source coffee for the World Barista Championships?

The World Barista Championships (WBC) give coffee professionals from around the world a platform to showcase their expert knowledge and high-level skills. However, in order...

June 15, 2022

How have AeroPress recipes changed in recent years?

The AeroPress coffee maker is one of the most popular brewing methods in the global coffee industry. The traditional AeroPress recipe is popular with both...

March 23, 2022

Should we allow plant milks in the World Barista Championships?

The World Coffee Championships (WCC) exist to promote and showcase excellence in the global coffee industry. WCC competitions such as the World Barista Championships (WBC)...

March 22, 2022

How can coffee professionals train for the Cup Tasters Championships?

The World Coffee Championships are widely considered to showcase excellence in the coffee industry, including recognising the skills of numerous coffee professions. One of these...

February 22, 2022

How do you choose a coach for barista championships?

Winning a coffee championship has become a goal for many baristas around the world. While there’s no arguing that it takes skill, practice, and discipline...

February 11, 2022

Coffee News Recap, 11 Feb: Tickets available for PRF Colombia, coffee prices hit 10-year high as ICO halves global surplus & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Mon, 7 Feb –...

January 28, 2022

Coffee News Recap, 28 Jan: Colombian 2021 production down 9%, global cold brew market set to grow by over 26% by 2025 & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Mon, 24 Jan –...

April 26, 2021

“I want to help inform people”: What does it take to be a coffee influencer?

While the Cambridge Dictionary defines an influencer as “someone who affects or changes the way that other people behave”, the term has taken on new...