ICT 2021, the competition for great coffee

International Coffee Tasting 2021 is coming soon: the thirteenth edition of the competition organized by the International Institute of Coffee Tasters (Iiac) is returning, rewarding the world’s best coffees.

The competition will be held in different sessions from the 1st of April 2021 to the 31 of March 2022. Over the past years, this event has seen almost 1,400 different coffees going head-to-head. In 2020 alone, 367 coffees from 13 countries participated in the competition.

Organized with the support of the CSA Italian Tasters and of consulting company Good Senses, the high quality of this competition is based on the technical evaluations provided by the judges from the International Institute of Coffee Tasters (Iiac): a network that now counts almost 12,000 professionals in more than 40 countries around the world.

The judges work completely blindfolded in accordance with the most stringent sensory analysis standards. All the data that they provide is statistically validated. Only products that pass the requirements established by the rules may receive a medal.

Due to Covid-19 we were unable to shoot the video of the 2020 edition, however to get an idea of ​​the competition you can enjoy the 2019 edition in Tokyo.