Ouro Verde professional had the best performance in the competition and will represent Brazil in the World Championship, in Berlin, Germany
Among 48 participants, who put their experience in the distinction of coffees to the test on May 2 and 3, the taster of the company Ouro Verde Cafés Especiais, André Aguila, from Ibiraci MG, won the Brazilian Cup Tasters Championship 2019. The competition, which integrates the actions of the sectoral project "Brazil. The Coffee Nation", developed by the Brazilian Association of Special Coffees BSCA in partnership with the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency Apex-Brasil, was held at O'Coffee , in Pedregulho SP, and had Revista Espresso as the official media.oficial.
In the two days of dispute, the tasters participated in eight triangular tests with the objective of distinguishing, in a maximum of eight minutes, which of the three cups had the different coffee, taking the shortest possible time. Aguila, hitting all samples at 5'35 ", took the title by beating Wellington Pereira, from the Regional Cooperative of Coffee Growers of the Vale do Rio Verde Cocarive, who had seven hits in 1'47", and José Naves , from Nucoffee, with six hits in 4'11 ", second and third, respectively. With the title, Aguila will be the representative of Brazil in the World Cup Tasters Championship, which will take place in June, in the city of Berlin, Germany.a.
Since 2016, BSCA has becomeNational Body in Brazil fromWorld Coffee Events(WCE, organizer of the World Barista Championship (WBC and holder of competition rights worldwide. This condition gives the Association the right to carry out the qualifying stages of world competitions, which lead Brazilian champions to the final stage of international competitions in its seven modalities: i Barista; ii Latte Art; iii Brewers; iv Coffee in Good Spirits; v Cup Tasters; vi Roasting roasters; and vii Cezve Ibrik Turkish coffee not made in Brazil.realizado no Brasil.
BRAZIL. THE COFFEE NATION
The sectoral project "Brazil. The Coffee Nation" is developed by BSCA and Apex-Brasil and focuses on the commercial promotion of Brazilian specialty coffees on the foreign market. The objective is to reinforce the image of national products worldwide and position Brazil as a high quality supplier, using the latest technology resulting from research conducted in the country. The project also aims to expose the exclusive certification and traceability processes adopted in the national production of specialty coffees, highlighting its socio-environmental responsibility and incorporating a competitive advantage in Brazilian products.
Started in 2008, the current project runs until May 2020, with the following target markets: i Germany, Australia, Canada, China, South Korea, United States, Italy, Japan, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Russia, Taiwan Taiwan and Turkey for specialty raw coffees; and ii Argentina, China and the United States for products from the roasting and milling industry. Companies that are not yet part of the project can obtain more information directly from BSCA, by calling 35 3212-4705 / 35 3212-6302 or by e-maildo e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.