Cafe Imports Origin Trips

Café Imports Takes Barista Champs to Ecuador!

For the fourth year, Café Imports Treats Barista Champions to Education and Excitement in An Origin Country Barista Magazine publisher Kenneth Olson left yesterday for Ecuador (Portland-Chicago-Miami-Quito, phew!) to join Café Imports on their annual […]

WBC 2014 Rimini

Barista Champion of Ecuador

Editor’s note: As we approach the beginning of the 2014 World Barista Championship, which takes place in Rimini, Italy, June 9 “12, at the SCAE’s World of Coffee event, we would like to introduce you […]

People in Coffee

Gianni Cassatini: Celebrating a Life in Coffee

We commemorate the life of longtime specialty-coffee promoter and passionate barista advocate, Gianni Cassatini. BY SARAH ALLENBARISTA MAGAZINE If it feels like Gianni Cassatini has been woven into the fabric of the specialty-coffee community—in the […]

Know Your Ingredients

Know Your Ingredients: Cacao

This time of year, chocolate is everywhere you look—but the story of cacao goes back thousands of years, starting with the ancient cultures of South America. BY EMILY JOY MENESESBARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Featured photo sourced […]