Meet the speaker / Claudia Peter

Claudia Peter is responsible at Weber Packaging GmbH for the department “WEBAbag”, i.e. for everything that has to do with the subject of coffee packaging. Since 2011 she takes care of herself Europe-wide for the realization of customer wishes and various tasks to an optimal packaging. Weber Packaging has been the leading specialist in food […]

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Meet the speaker / Edgard Bressani

Edgard Bressani is a Director and Partner at Capricornio Coffees, a Brazilian exporting company focused on microlots and high quality coffees. With an extensive coffee experience from seed to cup, Bressani is a certified Q-Grader and Coffeologist, Board member for Brazil Specialty Coffee Association and Alta Mogiana Specialty Coffee Association. He was the CEO of […]

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Meet the speaker / Arturo Hernandez

Arturo Hernandez has more than 20 years in the Specialty Coffee Industry. Director of Etrusca Comercial, SA de CV, a leading mexican company that supplies everything for coffee shops: training, equipment, roasted coffee, ingredients for making beverages and barista tools. He also has worked direct with small Mexican coffee producers to create a Specialty Coffee […]

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Meet the speaker / Massimiliano Fabian

Massimiliano Fabian – Born in Trieste, Italy, October 6th 1966, obtains a master’s degree in Economics and Management at Trieste’s University in 1990; Italian Coast Guard Navy Officer graduated at the Accademia Navale di Livorno in 1990; SCA Coffee Diploma obtained in 2012; fluent in English, French and Portuguese, good comprehension of Spanish (Italian mother […]

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Meet the speaker / Raphael Kraus

Raphael Kraus (Germany) has been Production Manager at PanPan® (Brotmanufaktur Kraus) since 2016. He completed his Culinary Studies – Food Manangement course in 2014 and has specialized in cakes for coffee stores through cross-industry contacts in education and work. In addition to what the German coffee drinker expects as a companion, the arms are increasingly […]

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Meet the speaker / Jeanne Gennar

Jeanne Gennar from Belgium will be talking about the soul of coffee as well as the art and science of its use. She offers a wide range of education, barista- and education material, packaging for coffee, take-away material for coffee bars, coffee hardware, green beans and roasted beans of high quality, single lot coffee. During […]

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Meet the speaker / Luv Kamonsawedkun

Born in Thailand, I started my journey by running a fashion house in Bangkok. This enabled me to travel to a wide range of places. One day, I found myself in Florence, Italy. I came across a charming cafe called Caffe Piansa. It was there that I tasted the most delicious coffee in my life. […]

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Meet the speaker / Kenny Lee Wee Ting

Kenny Lee Wee Ting lives in Kuching, the most populated city in the state of Sarawak, Malaysia. He travelled and studied in many places in Asian Pacific countries before finally settled down back to his hometown in 2009. He returned to pick up his family’s automobile business that has been running for 3 generations, but […]

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Meet the speaker / Stefan Dachale

Stefan Dachale (Mókuska Caffè) is a persuader: As a trained sound engineer, he was confronted with mediocre coffee for many years of his life. That this is also different and better, he shows with his 2015 opened coffee roasting. At Mókuska Caffè, the focus is on high-quality specialty coffee, varietal varieties and maximum transparency regarding […]

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Meet the speaker / Nicole Pilz

The exciting journey through the coffee world began for Nicole Pilz (Regional Sales Manager at BUNN) twelve years ago at Barista in hip Berlin. Soon she realized that this passion was more than just a living. A graduate in business administration, she taught at a renowned coffee academy and made coffee enthusiasts successful entrepreneurs. Today […]

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Meet the speaker / Oldrich Holiš

Oldrich Holiš launched his own concept in 1999, consisting of 6 Arabica varieties, and begin offering coffee from 25 countries under the brand name Coffee VERONIA. Our coffee company wants to pass on its know-how. That‘s why the partner company Academy of Coffee was founded, the first coffee academy in Slovakia.

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Meet the speaker / Oliver Welschar

I was born in Melitta home town Minden, grew up in a house where the calcified coffee machine started to rattle at 4:30 in the morning and worked as a student for years on a 3 group Cimbali. It was a logical step in my coffee machine evolution to join one of the leading manufacturers […]

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Meet the speaker / Carlos Machado

Born in Brazil ,living and working in London for the last 32 years, I have spent most of my life in England in the Catering sector. For the last 10 years running our own company working with espresso coffee equipment , selling and maintaining and also had a spell at a the wholesale division of […]

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Meet the speaker / Ennio Cantergiani

Ennio Cantergiani (L’Académie du Café, Switzerland). As a food scientist, I started my career analyzing the off-flavours compounds in green coffees and flavourings were always a main topic in my job. After working in many food laboratories, I decided a decade ago to work closely with coffee roasters. Today, I am running L’Académie du café […]

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Meet the speaker / Dirk Lachenmeier

Dirk Lachenmeier (Chemical and Veterinary Investigation Agency Karlsruhe, Germany). Food chemist and toxicologist. Director of the department for plant-based foods and head of the central official coffee control laboratory for the German Federal State Baden-Württemberg. Research interests include food fraud detection, authentication of foods and beverages, and contaminants in the food chain. Expert work on […]

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Meet the speaker / Christian Steuber

Christian Steuber, Global Culinary Director iSi GmbH, born in 1973, chef since 1990 with stations in Michelin star Restaurants, on private yachts and as executive research and development chef for LSG Sky Chefs. Before joining iSi in Vienna, he was in charge of the strategic menu management and developing team Germany at Compass Group, the […]

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Winners of the BaristaJam and LatteArt-Throwdown main prizes

And THESE are the winners of the BaristaJam and LatteArt-Throwdown main prizes that were drawn at the Stuttgart Coffee Summit as part of the Intergastra 2016: Ivo Weller received a voucher for a coffee surprise box worth 150, -. Received by Friedhelm Stry on his behalf (left picture on the left side). Christopher Schulz won […]

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Meet the speaker / Bjørn Møller

“With more than 20 years experience, our mission is to be one of the leading coffee machine supplier in the Specialty Coffee sector. We develop a unique coffee experience for our clients, uncompromising professionalism and unparralleled knowledge of our product.“

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Meet the speaker / Christof Feichtinger

Christof Feichtinger (Guatemala) After studying economics in Austria, Christof Feichtinger first worked for several years in the sporting goods industry. In 2010, he started his own business in the coffee industry as a newcomer. He sells directly traded single origin coffee from Guatemala under his own brand “Christof Feichtinger – Café de Guatemala“.

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Meet the speaker / Carlo Grenci

Carlo Grenci, (Italy) born in a coffee family, he established his own company “ESPRESSO.IT“ in the green coffee trading. In 2003, he was able to buy out his family’s roasting plant, thus restoring the production and distribution of the Salimbene-Napoli family brand (founded 1933). He is cuptaster, involved in the Speciality Coffee Association Of Europe, […]

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Meet the speaker / Andrès Quintanilla

Andrès Quintanilla (El Salvador) is a fourth generation farmer. The day his father bought his grandmothers farm from 16 owners changed his life. He became fascinated with everything involved in growing coffee.   

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Meet the speaker / Danny Pang

Danny Pang (Singapore) former owner of 8 cafes shares his passion for coffee with the audience during the CoffebarTalk. He started his career in coffee in 2005 with Douwe Egberts Coffee. He also is the first SCAE Authorised Trainer in South East Asia and a Coffeeologist under Coffee Consulate program. He has trained and certified […]

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Weber’s Hotstamp-Coffeebags are here

Small- and micro roasters can produce individually and professionally printed coffee bags from 1000 peaces. Like this, the problem for rare, high quality coffee who often has difficulties to find professional packings, is finally solved.

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CoffeebarTalks

During the CoffeebarTalks experienced coffee specialist give insights into coffee concepts world wide. Meet the specialists on Saturday 20/02/2016 at noon and Monday 22/02/2016 at 4pm. Since seats are limited in number, we recommend timely appearance. If you want a personal reservation, please write an e-mail with your name and event date to the following […]

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FarmersTalk

Farmers from four different countries will meet at the Stuttgart Coffee Summit and discuss challenges of today’s coffee market for producers. Climate change, socio-cultural developments, botanical knowledge and new challenges, changes in the coffee industry in consumer countries and their impact on today’s cultivation are focus of this discussion. Andrés Quintanilla, Jacob Mammen, Tomas Bruno […]

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RoastersTalk

During the Roaster talk the roasters present give insights into their roasting techniques and styles, exchange information about trends, innovations and market changes. The roasters Carlo Grenci (Italy), Dave McLaughlin (USA) and Luis Velez (Colombia) are distinguished international professionals, who we could fascinate for the Coffee Summit. This excellent panel discussions will take place on […]

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Press information and rules on accreditation

In order to facilitate your visit to the Stuttgart Coffee Summit 2016 as journalist  the trade fair provides accreditation to journalists.  Accreditation is granted solely for the purpose of enabling journalistic coverage. Press accreditation is granted according to the rules set out below.

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VIP CupTastings

Fair participants who have booked a blossom or green fair package or a VIP CupTasting please contact Mr Thomas from Coffee Consulate to set up an appointment. Phone: +49621-40171073

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Show your skills! – BaristaJam and LatteArt-Throwdown participants wanted

Baristas, taste artists and milk activists can enroll for the LatteArt-Throwdown and BaristaJam. Unleash your creativity at the Aktionsbar powered by Rancilio, inspire your audience and convince a top-class jury. In addition to a coffee surprise package many more attractive prizes will be drawn among all participants.

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Helping hands wanted – fair admission free!

To offer visitors of the Stuttgart Coffee Summit such an extensive program, many things must be done in secret. We are looking for coffee enthusiastic people who want volunteer. You will prepare the CupTastings, support the implementation of the tastings and then prepare the room for subsequent tastings. You may also try everything to your […]

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Information for small and micro roasters

Please bring: Information material flyers, brochures, business cards if you wish small sample packages as giveaways Coffee and/or espresso amount for CupTasting: 1 kg of coffee (up to 8 different coffees ) amount for VIP CupTasting: 1 kg of coffee (8 different coffees) – if booked amount for dispensing TechnologyIslands: per type 5 – 6 […]

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Extended deadline for KaldiAward

Submit applications and nominations for the prize now. The deadline has been extended until 02/11/2016! After being selected by a high-profile jury, the winner will be announced on 21/2/2016 at 6 pm in hall 9 in the area of the CoffeeSymposium. The KaldiAward is awarded in the following categories: Lifetime Achievement Special Achievement Award for […]

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Time schedule available for download

The Stuttgart Coffee Summit what an experience! For the third time the who is who of the international coffee scene will meet at the Intergastra 2016 in Hall 9. Tastings, expert talks, Batista competitions and a great deal more will take place during those 5 days. So you can plan your visit to 9 Hall […]

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Coffee Summit Booklet ready for download

If you have been following our blog, you will know that coffee is the second largest commodities market after petroleum. More facts about coffee can be found in this years fair booklet. It contains:

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BaristaJam Sessions explained

Four participants per day compete in parallel in two rounds and present a creation from the respective isi-surprise boxes. In this box the participating baristas find seven different ingredients. At least five ingredients must be used in the competition. Additionally, the baristas may use coffee or espresso at their choice and in any preparation style. […]

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Photo exhibition Luca Siermann

Luca Siermann is photographer and coffee connoisseur. Through his pictures he tells stories of places and journeys, he was led on by coffee. Pictures of people and events of the paths taken by coffee from cultivation to consumption. Luca Siermann invites the viewer to look through his eyes and shares his experience of overwhelming coffee […]

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Rules LatteArt-Throwdown

The participating baristas may produce 2 Cappuccini each and then opt for one of the two cups, which will be presented to the jury. Only the cup placed in front of the jury will be assessed. It is up to the participants, whether they prepare the Cappuccini on the machines or at the judges table. […]

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“KaldiAward” – Award for scientific work in the coffee market

According to the legend, the Abyssinian goat shepherd Kaldi discovered the effects of coffee. This story is familiar across the whole coffee sector. For the first time people who have made a significant contribution to a better understanding of coffee or who achieved an improvement of coffee by scientific work, will be awarded the “KaldiAward” by […]

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What you always wanted to know about coffee …

International experts offer insights and first-hand information on a wide variety of coffee subjects at the Coffee Symposium. In entertaining presentations and panel discussions they inform about the latest trends, give views on markets, technologies, and are  available for questions and discussions. Future talk (sustainability, CSR,the prospect over the world’s coffee production) •    Samuel Zenger (Argentina) •   […]

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Latte art and barista skills

At the ActionBar baristas compete with each other in a “LatteartThrowdown” and a “BaristaJam” where they can demonstrate their skills. During the “LatteartThrowdown” the baristas perform their skills before an expert jury. Participation is open to all baristas in the spontaneous “duels” in order to qualify for further rounds. At the “BaristaJam” the baristas present […]

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“Bean-to-Cup” -Roast presentation

Since a few years numerous local manufactory roasters have emerged and the interest in the roasting and the various roasting techniques has increased in a yet unprecedented international scale. A growing number of roasting machine producers are always providing new methods and models for the various company sizes and markets in the roasted coffee business. Besides roasting […]

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“Hands-on technology”

Here, well-known manufacturers from all sectors of the coffee industry present their equipment “hands-on”. Expert personnel inform the visitors on site about technical details and functions of the machine. Creating an optimal opportunity for exchange between roasters, caterers and coffee equipment producers. Since only together the perfect cup of coffee is created. On three technology islands roasteries […]

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The roaster village – Manufactory roasters Forum

Together with raw coffee specialists, micro roasters will be featured at small stands in the roaster village or at presentation tables around the technology islands. There traditional artisanal roasted specialty coffees will be prepared at various coffee machines for the the visitors to taste. Throughout the day, coffees from micro roasters are prepared in the CupTasting space by professional […]

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Cup Tasting – coffee tasting like the pros

At the “CupTastings” (the professional coffee tastings) micro roasters present the rich flavour varieties of high-quality refined manufactury coffees from all over the world. Like wine different provenances  have completely different flavour profiles which can be tasted throughout the whole day at the CupTastings. Differences in coffee varieties, the influences of terroir and processing can be experienced […]

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From „Bean to Cup“ – the value chain of coffee

In order to  make the entire value chain of coffee experienceable, various thematic and activity areas were created for the Stuttgart  Summit,  where the respective specialists will answer your questions. Roasters village with small roasters, micro roasters and green coffee specialist Coffee Matching (program for matching roasters and gastronomy) Regular CupTastings (professional coffee tasting) accompanied […]

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Stuttgart Coffee Summit

The “Stuttgart Coffee Summit” is taking place for the 3rd year now. The  goal of this event, which emerged from the roaster village, is to provide an opportunity to small and micro roasters to present themselves to the hotel and catering industry and to meet the increased interest in the coffee market. The “Stuttgart Coffee […]

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