Busan Buzz - Highlights from the 2024 World Barista Championship

Busan Buzz - Highlights from the 2024 World Barista Championship

The 2024 World Barista Championship in Busan has been an unforgettable event, marked by an intense competition with 53 baristas from 50 different countries vying for the title. Amidst a flurry of innovative brewing techniques and a vibrant display of global coffee culture, the championship concluded with Mikael Jasin from Indonesia claiming the top spot. The event also saw an unusual turn with clerical errors resulting in a Semi-Finals round featuring 17 competitors and an unprecedented seven finalists. Each finalist demonstrated exceptional skill, but ultimately, Jasin stood out as the champion. This year's championship not only celebrated the technical skills and creative prowess of the competitors but also highlighted the global community’s passion for coffee.

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