ASEAN Barista Team Championship Rules and Regulations 2024

June 5, 2024

Elimination Rounds  June 15  Scoring per match: 15 beverage orders: 15 points First finisher: +2 points Winning team: +5 points Top 4 will proceed to Quarter Final round Please Take Note Below: 1st Match – Hot Signature Beverage 2nd Match – Cold Signature Beverage Each team is to serve the assigned drinks from the Beverage… Read More

Millennials, Gen Zs perk up coffee production in Philippines

February 20, 2024

MANILA, Philippines — Gab likes her coffee sweet, but not saccharine. And so, her go-to drink is French vanilla: medium roast coffee infused with vanilla extract with a dash of milk. Gab Cruz drinks coffee daily, and at times, twice, depending on the workload that needs to be done. Coffee has been her go-to “caffeine”… Read More

Participate in SIGEP 2024!

November 21, 2023

20-24 January 2024 – Rimini Expo Centre, Italy SIGEP is the unmissable event to discover the latest news, innovations, and trends in the Dolce Foodservice sector: raw materials and ingredients, machinery and equipment, as well as furnishings, packaging, and services. It is a unique meeting place to have a dialogue with companies and professionals, to… Read More

A Coffee Farm Tour in Cavite, Philippines

November 11, 2023

Agnep Heritage Farm does not conduct farm tours. For inquiries on other coffee farm tours, please visit Philippine Coffee Board or email admin.pcbi@gmail.com . The best way to get an overview of the Philippine coffee industry is to join coffee farm tours, thanks to the Philippine Coffee board . Before I started this tour last… Read More

MEET THE FILIPINO AMERICAN SOURCING AND ROASTING RARE ‘LESS BITTER’ BARAKO BEANS FROM THE PHILIPPINES IN O.C.

May 5, 2023

Originally from L.A. Taco, article written by Sean Vukan Let’s imagine this is a lightning round and you have 30 seconds to write down any sort of coffee terms you know. Common answers would most likely include, but not limited to: Arabica.  Robusta. French roast. Coffee Mate. Italian Roast. Starbucks. Guatemala. Java. Kona Blend. Pumpkin Spice… Read More

COFFEE SECTOR SEES RCEP OPPORTUNITY

February 7, 2023

Originally from Business World’s Agribusiness section; article written by Patricia B. Mirasol The coffee industry said it expects to benefit from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement, standing apart from the rest of the agriculture sector, which has raised the loudest objections against the trade deal. The ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA) already allows… Read More

ASEAN COFFEE INSTITUTE LAUNCHES BARISTA CLASS LEVEL 1 IN THE PHILIPPINES

December 26, 2022

The ASEAN Coffee Institute (ACI) Barista Class Level 1 opened for the first time in the Philippines last Dec. 15-16 at the UCC Coffee Academy. Country Lead Trainer Robert Francisco led the two-day intensive class with attendees from a wide range of occupations. The students had a field day trying out the espresso machines and… Read More