April 16, 2015 (Elmsford, NY) — Today, Urnex Brands, LLC congratulates the nine baristas selected as Urnex Global Ambassadors for the 2015 World Barista Championship. We are thrilled that four of the six competitors in the final round represented Urnex, including Sasa Sestic, National Champion from Australia, who was crowned the 2015 World Barista Champion.
As part of the Ambassador Program, Urnex has sponsored Sasa to come to New York to tour the Urnex facility, collaborate on product development and training with our Marketing and R&D teams and enjoy New York City. We look forward to welcoming Sasa back to the United States.
We are also looking forward to working with all the other Urnex Ambassadors throughout the coming months as they collaborate with the Urnex team to provide product feedback and have the opportunity to build relationships with Urnex distributors in their home countries.
While it is apparent that all competitors had a great experience, we were thrilled by the success of those wearing the Urnex colors:
• Sasa Sestic, Australia, 1st place
• Benjamin Put, Canada, 3rd place
• Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood, United Kingdom, 5th place
• Charlotte Malaval, France, 6th place
• Yoshikazu Iwase, Japan, semi-finalist
• Soren Stiller, Denmark
• Julieta Vazquez Rivera, Mexico
• Lex Wenneker, Holland
• Berg Wu, Taiwan
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Urnex Brands, LLC. has been manufacturing specialty cleaning products for coffee and espresso equipment since 1936. Today, the portfolio of Urnex® Brand liquids, powders, tablets, and capsules are distributed in over 70 countries around the world. With headquarters in New York, Urnex ships from distribution centers in New York, Holland and Hong Kong.