RSS

coffee competitions

A September release announcing the locations of three upcoming coffee competitions was suspended the same day when the human rights record of one host country, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), was called into question. more

Coffee Report

Barista champions from more than 60 nations are coming to Seoul in 2017 to compete for the title of “World Barista Champion.” more

News

The Specialty Coffee Association of America clarifies what is and is not happening with United States coffee competitions. more

Coffee Report

Specialty coffee roasters around the globe spent a record R$ 1.4 million (US$365,000) this week on the best of Brazil’s 2014/15 arabica harvest. more

News

Myanmar’s Arabica Awakening

Photo by Andrew Hetzel, Coffee Quality Institute

Women coffee farmers won both first and second place at Myanmar’s first national cupping competition held in Yangon in July. more

News

Are coffee competitions financially sustainable? Announcements by two prominent trade organizations suggest no, at least not under current models. more

Coffee Report

Two controversial announcements have taken the coffee social media world by storm this season. more

News

The 2016 World Barista Championship will take place at the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe’s World of Coffee Event in Dublin, Ireland, on June 23-25, 2016. more

News

The free STiR newsletter is sent once each month with news updates, important information and upcoming events.

Subscribe ad