The Coffee Equipment of Those Baby Baristas’ Dreams
Whatever holiday you celebrate (heck, maybe your own darn birthday is your real favorite), you coffee professionals out there might consider just how rocked your world would have been had you received one of the gifts we list below when you were just a tyke. Yes, as the world gets more knowledgable and appreciative of specialty coffee, toy manufacturers are waking up to the potential profits of third-wave-adjacent toys. Here are some of our favorites.
Sarah Allen (she/her) is co-founder and editor of Barista Magazine, the international trade magazine for coffee professionals. A passionate advocate for baristas, quality, and the coffee community, Sarah has traveled widely to research stories, interact with readers, and present on a variety of topics affecting specialty coffee. She also loves animals, swimming, ice cream, and living in Portland, Oregon.