Urnex Brands, Inc. Announces Global Barista Champion Ambassadors

Posted: Mar 18, 2015 6:53:25 AM

Today, Urnex Brands, Inc. announced the names of eight baristas who have been selected as Urnex Global Ambassadors. The Ambassadors, who are each national champions, will represent their countries at the World Barista Championships in Seattle this April. Urnex hopes to both recognize the talents and technical expertise of each competitor and learn from their perspective on the importance of coffee machine cleaning.

The Ambassadors will formally collaborate with Urnex in both a product development and an endorsement relationship throughout 2015. Each will also work closely with the Urnex Marketing and R&D team while also being aligned with Urnex distributors in their home country. While additional discussions are ongoing to secure relationships with several other baristas who have won their recent national competitions, Urnex is excited to introduce the Global Ambassadors below:

Canada: Benjamin Put
- Canadian Barista Champion 2013,2014
- Founder Monogram Coffee

Denmark: Soren Stiller
- Danish Barista Champion 2008, 2010, 2014, 2015
- Founder Great Coffee

France: Charlotte Malaval
- French Barista Champion 2015
- Trainer SCAE certifications

Holland: Lex Wenneker
- Holland Barista Champion 2015
- Representing Headfirst Coffee Roasters

Japan: Yoshikazu Iwase
- Japan Barista Champion 2014
- Founder REC COFFEE

Mexico: Julieta Vazquez Rivera
- Mexican Barista Champion 2014
- Founder Arandela Barra de Café

Taiwan: Berg Wu
- Taiwan Barista Champion 2013,2014
- Founder Simple Kaffa

United Kingdom: Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood
- UK Barista Champion 2012, 2014, 2015
- WBC Finalist 2012, 2014
- Founder Colonna and Smalls

Please subscribe to the Urnex blog to receive regular updates on each ambassador and their personal profiles as we approach the WBC in Seattle.

Urnex Brands, Inc. has been manufacturing specialty cleaning products for coffee and espresso equipment since 1936. Today, the portfolio of Urnex® Brand liquids, powders, tablets, and capsules are distributed in over 70 countries around the world. With headquarters in New York, Urnex ships from distribution centers in New York, Holland and Hong Kong.

For more information about the program, please contact us by telephone at +1.914.963.2042, or via email to Debbie.rebell@urnex.com.

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