Photo: Rodrigo Torii for World Coffee Events

Emi Fukahori representing Switzerland has just won the 2018 World Brewers Cup Champion title here at Brazil International Coffee Week, triumphing over competitors representing Greece, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan in today’s final round.

1st – Emi Fukahori – Switzerland
2nd – Regine Wai Yee Beng- Malaysia
3rd – Stathis Koremtas – Greece
4th – Pang-Yu Liu – Taiwan
5th – Kaoru Kamiyama – Japan
6th – Yeo Qing He – Singapore

Congratulations to all of the competitors for giving amazing performances here in Belo Horizonte, each of whom has dedicated endless hours and energy to reach this point. Full scores from all rounds will be posted soon! You can find clips from each round posted here.

The World Brewers Cup is supported by the following sponsors:

Title Sponsor: Hario
Qualified Sponsors: Ditting, Urnex, Pentair/Everpure
Equipment Partner: Wilbur Curtis
Official Origin Trip Sponsor: Ally Coffee
Coffee Sponsor: Café Taf
Equipment Sponsors: ChemexBrewistaKalita
Product Sponsors: CleverBSCA & ApexBrasilGanzarolli
Event Sponsors: VST Inc.
Judge Program Sponsors: Capricornio Coffees, Monte Alegre Coffees