From the 4th to 7th June 2016 AFCA participated in the 5th Fushan Cup International Barista Champion of China. This annual event was held in at the amazing Fushan Coffee Culture Town, Chengmai County, Hainan Province, China. The top baristas from South America, Africa, Europe, Australia, Asia, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and mainland China are brought together to share ideas, best coffee barista practices and build competing capacity at a regional level.

Coffees cupped were Ethiopia, Kenya, DRC, Tanzania, Uganda and Malawi. Ethiopian and Kenyan coffees stood out. Surprise feature coffee was the DRC Coffee which was greatly appreciated by participants at the event as most had never cupped the coffee.

To read more about this story please visit our Magazine and turn to page 30 and 31 – http://eafca.org/downloads/enewsletters/AfricanFineCoffeesReviewMagazine1606.pdf