Crema is the first thing we see before drinking an espresso. Its texture is beautiful, emulsified and often features swirling colors of light gold and deep caramel.
Drinking coffee in the morning or afternoon; buying a cup at a small shop or big chain; serving experienced coffee consumers or those still learning. Coffee cultures around the world are as different as the destinations themselves, and are often an...
Monogram Coffee, owned by 2017 Canadian Barista Champion Ben Put. Today’s market for coffee shops and roasters is ultra-competitive. Businesses large and small are springing up across the globe as demand for coffee beverages continues to grow. But...
Chloe Nattrass, 2017 German Barista Champion Not everyone has access to ninety-plus graded coffee or a national champion barista pulling espresso shots just down the street. But with equal parts discipline and creativity, one can turn an everyday...
Chad Wang, 2017 World Brewers Cup Champion In the world of specialty coffee, some coffees are more special than others. With the industry expanding and gaining interest, it seems that more consumers are eager to taste something different from the...
Most people don’t get into the coffee business for the big bucks. And many who wind up working in a coffee shop don’t expect the job to last for long. But those who find themselves ingrained in the coffee community stay because of the uncontainable...
Urnex is proud to announce the hiring of Damian Marshall as its new Product Development Specialist. Damian has a strong background in engineering, innovation and technology and has worked with a wide range of coffee machine manufacturers. He will be...
A little drink with a big reputation, espresso is a beverage that’s often misunderstood. On the surface, it’s a familiar entity in culture – the shot of golden brown liquid served in a dainty cup has long signified a sense of sophistication in...
Photo by Alana Dimou At first glance, it might appear that selecting an exceptional coffee from an exotic origin is all it takes to brew a good cup of coffee. But the process of transforming a simple bean into a delicious coffee beverage is a...
Steven Moloney, 2016 and 2017 Swedish Barista Champion. With the World Barista Championship less than two months away, the three national barista from Sweden, Finland and Norway gathered in Gothenburg, Sweden for the Nordic Showcase to prepare for...

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