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Benguet Arabica Coffee wins top award at Global Coffee Championship in Korea

Photo Courtesy || Michael Harris Conlin

Cordillera - Laguna's Liberica and Benguet's Arabica Coffee take another spot in the global coffee competition as they bagged silver and bronze medal     respectively  in the recently concluded Global Coffee Championship held in Kintex, Korea.

Represented by Michael Harris Conlin, 2019 Philippine Barista Champion, Benguet Arabica Coffee won bronze in the Brewer Competition. 

“It is an honor to represent the country and have the opportunity to highlight Philippine coffee in the world stage. I love coffee competitions. I enjoy the pressure and pushing my skills to the limit; this is one of the best ways to bring the best out of myself and grow as a coffee professional,” said Conlin in an Instagram post.

The Laguna Liberica and Benguet Arabica Coffee bested over 30 competitors per category.

Sta. Maria, Laguna’s Liberica won the Silver award in Signature Coffee Award: Latte while Balili, Benguet’s Arabica won the Bronze award in the Signature Coffee Award: Brewer. 

The coffee competition was judged by 12 world-class coffee experts in a blind round of judging, with the judges not knowing who the barista was.



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