Cologne Coffee Forum

Coffee & co. meet chocolate and biscuits

Coffee, tea and cocoa have been an integral part of the trade fair concept since 2015. The delicious hot drinks have been awarded their own section, the Cologne Coffee Forum, in Hall 5.2 for ISM 2017. The visitors will have the opportunity to sample and order various specialities here.

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Cologne Coffee Forum

Suppliers of Italian espresso, speciality coffee roasters from the German Roasting Guild, suppliers of instant coffee, coffee capsules as well as tea and cocoa specialities will be exhibiting here. The supporting programme ranges from sensory training through to practice-oriented workshops. In the scope of the Espresso Italian Competition, baristas will be battling it out for the title of the Italian Champion. Members of the German Roasting Guild will be presenting roasts from all coffee-growing regions in the world on the Wall of Coffee.

Supporting programme

Espresso Italiano Champion

The qualification round of the Espresso Italiano Champion, the only barista competition focused exclusively on Italian espresso and cappuccino organized by the Italian Espresso National Institute (Inei).

Tuesday 31.01.2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Espresso seminars

The IIAC International Institute of Coffee is dedicated to sensory evaluation of espresso, perfecting a specific tasting method. Under the direction of its experts, the visitors can experience and taste what distinguishes a genuine Italian espresso.

(except Tuesday)
at 11:00 a.m. and
at 1:00 p.m.

Latte Art workshop

In our compact workshop, a trainer from the Italian Barista School in Brescia will, show how how to whip small works of art on the cappuccino and thus impress your guests!

Sunday, 29.01.2017 at 3:00 p.m. and

Monday, 30.01.2017 at 12:00 p.m.

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