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Coffee Masters 2020 Competition Kit


We’ve announced the sixteen star baristas who will be competing in Coffee Masters at the London Coffee Festival 2020, and now we’re excited to reveal the equally impressive line-up of equipment each contender will use to showcase their flair. THE MACHINE   Each of our Coffee Masters™ contestants will be using flaunting their expertise on

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Coffee Masters™ 2020: Meet the Contenders!


WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR 16 COFFEE MASTERS 2020 CONTENDERS. In keeping with our tenth birthday celebrations, we asked all of our Coffee Masters 2020 contenders to design a Signature Drink based on the theme ‘birthday’. Though the quality was high across the board, the final 16 were ultimately chosen for their creativity, knowledge

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Los Angeles 2019 Contenders Announced


Name: BLAIR SMITH Representing: AUGIE’S COFFEE From: USA     Name: CARLOS DE LA TORRE Representing: CAFE CON JIRIBILLA From: MEXICO Name: CASEY WILSON Representing: BOXCAR COFFEE ROASTERS From: USA     Name: CHRISTOS ANDREWS Representing: GHOST NOTE COFFEE From: USA     Name: COLE TORODE Representing: ROSSO COFFEE ROASTERS From: CANADA     Name:

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Focus on: The Faema E71


If the opportunity to win the title ‘Coffee Master London 2018’ and a glorious cheque for £5,000 weren’t reasons enough to apply to compete in Coffee Masters at The London Coffee Festival, then news that the competition machine of choice is Faema’s E71 is sure to entice.

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Erika Vonie: The Interview


Having competed for the first time in 2016, Erika Vonie returned to New York Coffee Masters with one heck of a bang, stealing the winner trophy from the grasp of another 15 contenders. She’s had just over a week now to digest the news and let all the fuss die-down — but not for long.

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Water Science For Coffee Geeks


“To some, coffee is coffee. A heartbreaking mentality to coffee lovers, I know,” says Jim Franceschetti of Pentair Everpure. “I must admit that, before I started working for Pentair Everpure, I was guilty of this mentality.

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A Brief Introduction To Cupping


  Cupping is a method by which professional tasters perform a sensory evaluation of coffee.   Essentially, hot water is poured over ground coffee and left to extract. The taster samples the aroma and then tastes the coffee by the ever-recognizable slurping from a cupping spoon.   Cupping is used to evaluate different coffee by using the

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Opera, The Future of Coffee Machines


  Opera started with a dream, an innovative yet simple dream. A group of multi-national coffee experts and professionals united to create the finest espresso machine ever built.   They expressed their needs and wants which transcended geographical and language barriers; they wanted a precise tool which would allow them to control and manage different

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