The heart of the coffee industry beats here!Stefania Christou
Coffee professionals and coffee lovers meet for second day today at Athens Coffee Festival.
The ultimate meeting point in the city for coffee lovers welcomes today, the second day of the festival, thousands of people in Technopolis. Also, coffee professionals have the opportunity to see up close all the new products and innovations being launched, to be informed about the latest developments in equipment and technology such as ecological and reusable equipment, to discuss business actions and to enter into new partnerships. At the same time, they have the opportunity to talk to the representatives of the leading brands, to share their concerns with talented baristas and coffee specialists, but also to examine closely the latest consumer attitudes and preferences. They will also discover through the exhibitors of the festival, a variety of choices in healthy snacks, super drinks and drinks for their business. Same as yesterday, Athens Coffee Festival will offer a range of experiences to business visitors and coffee lovers alike.
Key topics in Coffee Masterclasses
Today’s program of the Coffee Masterclasses includes interesting topics for all those who want to be fully informed about the new data of the coffee industry.
Specifically, attendees will have the opportunity to be informed about the digital tools for coffee businesses, the evolution of coffee processing and how this affects the taste characteristics.
Also, they will have the opportunity to learn about the factors that shape the price of the final cup and Indonesian specialty coffee. Expert speakers will then discuss the main factors that influence international coffee prices, innovations in coffee machines and equipment, the importance of quality water in the preparation of coffee and finally, the origin of coffee, the main characteristics and his demands.
You can see the detailed program here.
In the competitive part of the day, the 5th Panhellenic Roasting Championship continues. Furthermore, the Panhellenic Coffee in Good Spirits Championship is taking place today. The Championships are being held in the specially designed room D10 of Technopolis.
At the same time, the main stage at the outdoor area of Technopolis, is “flooded” with melodies and energy, with the rhythm set for another day by the popular radio producer and DJ of Hit 88.9, Katerina Psimopoulou. The band The Wedding Singers will entertain the audience from 19:30 to 21:00, and visitors will once again have the opportunity to win coffee gifts from the exhibitors, by taking part in coffee knowledge competitions.