Colombian Coffee Growers Federation
The Colombian Coffee Growers Federation is an NGO that represents more than 500,000 Colombian coffee growers. Our goal is to improve the growers’ quality of live and strive for the sustainability of their activity. We are proud to Host the WBC Bogotá 2011, the first ever WBC to take place at origin. On behalf of the Colombian coffee growers, we are glad to invite you to experience coffee at its roots.
Nestlé Nespresso SA, the pioneer and market leader in highest-quality portioned premium coffee, is proud to be the Premiere Sponsor of the World Barista Championship 2011.
Official Espresso Machine Sponsor:
75 years of espresso coffee machines in 109 countries in the world through constant product and process innovation and continuous research in the field of technology. Nuova Simonelli, WBC official espresso machine sponsor, is the right partner for the barista who aims for excellence in the cup.
Official Grinder Sponsor:
The K30 Vario and K30 TWIN by MAHLKÖNIG are the Official Grinders of the World Barista Championship.
For more than 80 years MAHLKÖNIG has been the leading brand for high quality professional grinders. The MAHLKÖNIG logo stands for quality leadership and innovations. As part of our philosophy our products are developed by MAHLKÖNIG engineers and manufactured by hand. The MAHLKÖNIG know-how is used daily worldwide.
Official Cleaning Product Sponsor:
Urnex Brands, Inc. and Puro® are the leading authorities in coffee and espresso equipment cleaning. Established in 1936, Urnex® products include liquids, tablets, powders, sanitizers, and the world’s first grinder cleaner. Puro®, a division of Urnex Brands, provides professional cleaning solutions for the professional barista. NSF, OMRI, and EPA certified.
www.urnex.com | www.purobrand.com
Official Water Filtration Sponsor:
Everpure, a leading foodservice industry supplier, has been manufacturing commercial water treatment products, solutions and services worldwide since 1933. Innovations such as the award winning MRS-600HE High Efficiency Reverse Osmosis System and the Claris family of filtration systems are delivering the specialty coffee solutions operators desire.
DaVinci Gourmet, one of the leading global suppliers of premium flavoured syrups in the Specialty Coffee market, is pleased to once again support baristas from around the world in their quest to become World Barista Champion 2011.
Natvia is the 100% NATURAL, LOW CALORIE sweetener seducing palettes with a premium blend of naturally sweet ingredients. Containing NO ASPARTAME OR SACCHARIN, Natvia is a healthy alternative to artificial sweeteners and sugar. Natvia’s perfectly sweet and clean taste has been blended to perfectly complement coffee. Natvia is the café and coffee industry’s choice when it comes to low calorie, natural sweeteners. Visit www.natvia.com.au
Monin Gourmet Flavorings
As a proud supporter of professional baristas in 120 countries worldwide, Monin Gourmet Flavorings is once again thrilled to be a WBC sponsor. Monin offers the finest syrups and sauces available to the specialty coffee market ensuring ultimate taste and ultimate creativity for baristas around the world.
Daterra means “from the earth” in portuguese, and it is from there – the earth – that we cultivate with respect to the environment, techonolgy and good people, high quality green coffee beans to be exported and consumed all over the globe.
Huhtamaki Foodservice Australia
Huhtamaki is one of the world’s largest packaging companies with manufacturing and sales offices in 31 countries. We are a part of everyday life since 1920 and are committed to helping our customers sell more. Combined with our packaging expertise, both global and local knowledge and technical leadership our disposable packaging products, including paper cups and lids are designed to meet the needs of the coffee and café industry. For further information, contact us at +61 2 4577 0700 or visit us at www.huhtamaki.com.
Official Online Partner:
ROASTe Gourmet Coffee
ROASTe.com, the ultimate source for gourmet coffees, helps you discover and buy the best coffees out there. Choose from more than a thousand customer-reviewed blends, espresso, and single-origin coffee beans, freshly roasted and shipped by the world’s premium micro-roasters to your door.
Presented in a hip, sophisticated format, Barista Magazine is the premiere international coffee publication for retailers and baristas. The winner of numerous awards for excellence, Barista Magazine seeks to inform and entertain coffee professionals with innovative writing and striking photography. Proud to be an Official Sponsor of the 2011 WBC.
Origin Trip Sponsor:
Café Imports felt like this program was incredibly important for baristas because it allows them to take their enthusiasm for coffee and apply it in furthering their coffee education on the ground at Origin. Café Imports has made a serious commitment to the development of Barista education this year because education is our core value, and quite frankly we believe baristas are the future of our industry. We know the power that an origin trip can have for coffee professionals, and if we can even be a small part in helping someone connect the dots by experiencing coffee at origin, we know this program is a success. We are energized by the momentum the Barista community has right now, and love the opportunity to be a part of it!
Reg Barber Enterprises
We have been designing and manufacturing exceptional coffee tampers for thirteen years. Our early innovation of interchangeable handles and bases now allows for unlimited customization. Baristas the world over use Reg Barber Tampers and we are excited to be sponsors for this year’s World Barista Championship.
BUNN — a partner you can count on for profitable, reliable beverage equipment and great service for customers around the world. The Bunn-O-Matic Corporation manufactures coffee brewers and grinders; liquid coffee dispensers, iced tea brewers; cappuccino, granita, and juice machines; superautomatic espresso systems; hot water systems; water and paper filters.
FAC SpA – Porcellane ACF a leader in the production of professional cups. An international vocation based on Made-in-Italy products designed with unique, sector-specific know-how: these are the cornerstones for developing a company which creates coffee cups not just as functional objects but as precious goods that enhance the aroma, taste and body of espresso, while also satisfying our need for beauty and harmony with a wealth of forms, colours and designs.
Espresso Warehouse sells EVERYTHING BUT THE COFFEE to coffee shops. Supplying customers in the UK & Ireland direct and via Matthew Algie, and working through a growing number of distributors throughout Europe. Key brands include Chocolate Abyss, Suki Loose Leaf Tea.”
Taf operates in the HORECA sector offering specialty coffee and services through a wide network to the largest part of Greece. The company’s goal is the development of long-term business relationships with the customers. The business action of Taf focuses on offering unique high quality coffees included in three product lines – Single Estate, Taloumis Family Limited Reserve and Sustainability coffees. Taf invests a lot on education and for that reason Taf’s Lab is certified according to CQI and SCAA standards and Q courses as well as training seminars for customers are organized.
Hamilton Beach® Commercial is highly regarded for its full line of innovative blending, mixing and juicing products found in hotels, restaurants, bars and coffee shops worldwide. Dedicated to offering excellent customer service, Hamilton Beach® Commercial is always there to support businesses before, during, and after a purchase.
Barista Meet & Greet Sponsors
Espresso Station Sponsors
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Counter Culture Coffee
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Cup of Excellence
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WCE Media Partner:
Global Coffee Review is a business magazine providing leaders in the international coffee industry with a valuable information resource. Prime Creative’s release of Global Coffee Review builds upon the company’s strong reputation as the publishers of BeanScene magazine, which has gained a solid following among Australasia’s specialty coffee industry.