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Competing on the World Stage- Alice Parsons NI AeroPress Champion 2021

In September 2021, in-person coffee events were finally welcomed back into our calendars and with that came the joy of welcoming back to Belfast the NI AeroPress Championships hosted in Black Box. Alice Parsons, Bailies Engineer won the NI AeroPress Championships 2021 and went on to compete via a surrogate brewer at the World Championships hosted in Melbourne Australia. Alice sat down with us, and brewed up some coffees whilst chatting through what it was like to go from first time competitor to finalist in a World competition.

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2014 World Barista Championship Winner

Hidenori Izaki from Japan has won the 2014 World Barista Championship (WBC). Hidenori won the final round of the WBC, which took place on 12 June in Rimini, Italy at World of Coffee (WOC) as part of the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe's annual coffee event. Kapo Chiu of Hong Kong won second place, Christos Loukakis of Greece won third place, Craig Simon of Australia won fourth place, Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood of the United Kingdom won fifth place, and William Hernandez of El Salvador won sixth place. In other world championship news, Stefanos Domatiotis from Greece has been crowned the 2014 World Brewers Cup Champion (WBRC). Rubens Gardelli of Italy won second place, Asli Yaman of Turkey won third place, Odd-Steinar...

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