Qualified Espresso Machine
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.
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.
Qualified Cleaning Product
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
Qualified Water Filtration
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.
Proud sponsors of the World Barista Championships since their inception, DaVinci Gourmet, the global supplier of premium flavoured syrups combines art, craft and science to allow Baristas to create a masterpiece of flavour without limitation.
Gold Barista Party Sponsor
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
With a 100 years of international innovation, with more than 100 flavours in 120 countries, MONIN is a proud supporter of the World Barista Championship. Building on our heritage, MONIN offers a range of premium syrups, sauces and fruit mixes ensuring ultimate taste and ultimate creativity for baristas around the world.
Bronze WBC Espresso Bar Sponsor
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.
notNeutral, in collaboration with Intelligentsia Coffee, brings you, the LINO collection. These vessels seamlessly marry form and function. The interior curvature provides the optimum fluid dynamics for the pour and heat retention. The rims have excellent mouth feel and the unique handles make the cups effortless to balance.
WBC Media Partner
Since 2005, Barista Magazine has been the voice of the international specialty coffee community. Barista Magazine provides its 10,000+ readers with articles on education for the cafe owner and industry trends the world over, as well as profiles of leading professionals in our industry. For more information, visit baristamagazine.com today!
Reg Barber is a designer and manufacturer of the finest coffee tampers in the world – whether for ordinary home baristas or professional world champions. Every year he likes to give back to all the baristas by designing and building the WBC Trophies.
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!
HARIO is a Japanese heat-resistant glassware company which was founded in 1921. Innovative glassware and utensil for drinking coffee such as V60 coffee dripper and TCA Syphon give not only special taste, but also time, value and relationship to the customer and barista in the world.
Medallion WBC Brew Bar Sponsor
Marco Beverage Systems Ltd. designs and manufactures the finest hot water delivery systems for commercial brewing of tea and coffee. We work directly with our customers to deliver specific machines for specific solutions, marrying technological and brewing excellence within the Marco range of products, striving to meet user needs.
Taf offers 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. These coffees are purchased directly from coffee farms, adopting the direct relationship model. The offering is combined with unequalled education for a complete customer service. Taf roasts specialty coffees with the expertise aquired through all these years and responds to customer preferences with flexibility.
At Coffee Hit we strive to provide quality, innovative coffee making tools for baristas and the coffee consuming public. We back this up with exceptional service and care for our customers. Whether you run a busy espresso bar, café or just enjoy making great coffee at home we have the right tools to help you get the job done.
The leading coffee brands use packaging to serve millions of consumers around the world every day. Huhtamaki offers broad range paper and plastic foodservice packaging for every occasion and use. Our BioWare products are fully compostable and include a full range of cups for both hot and cold beverages.
Established in 1932, Breville Australia is a leading designer of small kitchen appliances. Including the Dual Boiler espresso machine, variable temperature kettles, automatic tea maker and more, Breville products are designed to perform better, simpler and faster. The 2012 World Barista Championships features the latest Breville blenders with the patented Kinetix™ blade and bowl system for superior blending.
WBC Brew Bar brought to you by Marco
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Espresso Bar Equipment Sponsor
Espresso Warehouse sells Everything but the Coffee to coffee shops in the UK & Ireland – and distributors throughout Europe. We offer everything from essential barista hardware and cleaning materials, to food & drinks brands such as Chocolate Abyss, Suki Tea, Pavilion Garden, Wooden Spoon and The Fine Cookie Co. Our carefully selected products are supported by first-class service and highly respected barista training schools in London, Dublin and Glasgow.