Finding common ground

Placing fourth in the 2019 World Barista Championship (WBC) was no overnight success for Mikael Jasin. The Indonesian barista spent day and night training for the competition, and seven years building his experience in and knowledge of coffee.

Mikael eventually set himself the goal of making it to the WBC final, but his interest in coffee simply began with a desire to make great latte art.

“It looked really fun, seeing how baristas could draw really cool patterns with just milk and coffee. But what made me really passionate about coffee is the effect it has on everyone across the value chain,” Mikael tells BeanScene.

“From a customer’s perspective, they can come into a café up to three or

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