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What did you miss at this year’s global gathering of coffee professionals? Find out in Fresh Cup’s recap of the Specialty Coffee Expo, held April 11–14 in Boston, Massachusetts.
While thousands poured into Boston this past weekend for the annual SCA Expo, festivities were overshadowed with the sad news of 29-year-old John Michael Hermoso’s passing.
Late last week, Amethyst Coffee owner and founder of Cherry Roast Elle Jensen made an announcement that the inclusive coffee platform and competition was coming to an end. Fresh Cup spoke to Jensen about her decision.
Starting off as a grassroots movement in the U.S., the current wave of coffee activism has become a global movement binding the industry together.
House music. Check. Hipper-than-thou haircuts. Of course. A hell of a lot of coffee. Most definitely.
It was engines at full throttle as teams of baristas from all over the world competed at the Global Barista Challenged, held March 14–17 at the Melbourne Grand Prix.