Release Date: Oct 10, 2016
Widely considered one of biggest specialty coffee events across the globe, this year’s SCAJ (Specialty Coffee Association of Japan) World Specialty Coffee Conference and Exhibition didn’t disappoint. It was held once again at Tokyo Big Site over 3 days in September. The conference attracted 26,770 visitors and hosted the Japan Barista Championship 2016 finals and the Japan Brewers Cup 2016 finals. Nik van der Giesen went around on the capturing the different booths, exhibitors and attendees!
Japan Barista Championship 2016. Congratulations to 1st place Miki Suzuki san of <MARUYAMA COFFEE> , 2nd place Keisuke Honma san of <SAZA COFFEE> , and 3rd place Takayuki Ishitani san of <TAKA ISHITANI>.
Japan Brewers Cup 2016. Congratulations to 1st place Yasuhito Kobayashi san of <OGAWA COFFEE> , 2nd place Takeshi Tsuchihashi san of <WAKOYA> , and 3rd place Ryota Kabutoya san of <MARUYAMA COFFEE>. We look forward to SCAJ 2017!!!