Sigep is a huge show. It fills the entire expo center. By contrast, the World of Coffee Event this summer which will host the World Barista Championship will only occupy one hall of this sprawling place. So one of the things you see near the SCAE-sponsored coffee bar every morning … Read more →
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One of the anticipated events at this edition of Sigep was the reunion of the Barista & Farmer Project participants, and the unveiling of their coffee. The Barista & Farmer Project is the brainchild of multi-time Italian barista champion (and last year’s sixth-place finisher at the World Barista Championship) Francesco … Read more →
Today marks the first day of Sigep in Rimini, Italy. The event takes place over the course of five days, and I’m lucky enough to be here for the first three. This is the 35th year for the event that is serves as a celebration, trade show and competition space … Read more →
I’m headed to Rimini, Italy this weekend for a visit to SIGEP, the Italian Coffee, Pastry and Gelato show. Now, that’s a nice sounding combo! I’m looking forward to a follow-up on the Barista & Farmer Project that I wrote about in the December + January 2014 issue of Barista … Read more →