MarkPrince Moderator Joined: 19 Dec 2001 Posts: 5,611 Location: Vancouver, BC Expertise: Professional
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Posted Wed Sep 29, 2010, 6:08pm Subject: Re: Canadian Coffee & Tea Expo 2010 Day 2, Road Reports
I did mention that all the finalists were from western Canada; in the Day one report, I posted links to every one of their cafes / roasteries.
I think it's also fair to note: only two people from Vancouver competed - the other cafes in town didn't want to send their baristas out to the competition for whatever reason. Both Vancouver people made the finals.
coffeestork Senior Member Joined: 19 Nov 2004 Posts: 138 Location: Toronto Expertise: I love coffee
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Posted Fri Oct 1, 2010, 7:40am Subject: Re: Canadian Coffee & Tea Expo 2010 Day 2, Road Reports
Mark - Had a good time, but this wasn't a consumer show. Some consumers just can't get into barisata competitions. After reading my blog post about my impressions ... do you any tips?
John - I guess Toronto Elites are confined to politics so far ;) One of these years somebody will make a breakthrough. Toronto market is progressing fast which I am glad for. A little rivalry will help everyone go further.
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