ICT 2020, the competition for great coffee

International Coffee Tasting 2020 is coming soon: the twelfth edition of this competition organised 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 15th of July 2020 to the 31 of March 2021. Over the past ten years, this event has seen more than 1,000 different coffees going head-to-head. The key figures from the 2019 edition was held in Tokyo shining a light on the scope of this competition: almost 300 coffees from all the world.

Organized with the scientific support of the CSA Italian Tasters, 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.