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 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...

July 14, 2022

How will sponsor changes affect future World Barista Championships?

On 12 January 2022, the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) announced the qualified sponsors for the 2022 to 2025 World Barista Championships (WBC). These sponsors provide...

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”. ...

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...

January 14, 2022

Coffee News Recap, 14 Jan: PRF Colombia 2022 to be held from 30 June to 1 July, coffee prices hit multi-year monthly high & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the week’s top coffee industry news. Here are this week’s stories: Mon, 10 Jan – Green coffee packaging...