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 3, 2022

Are coffee competitions moving away from Gesha?

Over the past 15 years or so, many World Coffee Championships (WCC) competitors have used the highly-prized Gesha (or Geisha) variety in their routine. When...

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...

December 21, 2021

WBC 2021: Reflecting on how coffee producing countries took centre stage

Earlier this year, the World Barista Championship (WBC) made headlines in more ways than one. After a 30-month hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it...

May 3, 2021

Exploring quality, profitability & crop nutrition for coffee farmers

In recent years, coffee farm profitability has become a key consideration for the global coffee sector as sustainability and social impact rise up the agenda. ...