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Weird & Awesome: The Barista Grand Prix in Seoul is Both

Among the many competitions taking place here in Seoul during the Cafe Show is the Angels in Us Barista World Grand Prix, a strange and fascinating contest that puts international baristas as well as some talented Korean baristas on the stage. The Angels in Us competition has actually existed in … Read more →

Is it any wonder there was a nonstop throng of people at the Kalita booth?

Cafe Show & World Coffee Leaders Forum in Seoul

I really like Seoul so far, even though I haven’t seen all that much of it yet. The people are friendly and so excited to have visitors, and the innovations I’ve seen on the floor of the Cafe Show—one of the biggest coffee shows in the world with 100,000 attendees—have … Read more →

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Coffee Leaders Gather in South Korea This Week

The World Coffee Leaders Forum in Seoul, South Korea, kicks off today, bringing together an esteemed panel of speakers to address current topics facing the specialty coffee industry. Speakers include reigning World Barista Champion Pete Licata, Intelligentsia Coffee buyer Geoff Watts, Specialty Coffee Association of Europe executive director David Veal, … Read more →