2018 Sponsors

Qualified Espresso Machine
Café Racer

A team of professional coffee lovers gathered to create the best coffee machines, to breathe the essence of coffee everyday.


Qualified Grinder
SP-II Special Performance

Anfim’s team feels a genuine love for the traditional Italian espresso culture. Their efficient, reliable and accurate espresso grinders support baristas from all over the world in grinding their coffee specialties. Anfim is excited to sponsor another three editions of the WLAC with the powerful SP-II Special Performance.

Qualified Cleaning Products
Cafiza® Espresso Machine Cleaning Powder and Puro® Espresso Machine Cleaning Powder

Urnex has manufactured specialty cleaning products for coffee and espresso equipment since 1936. Today, the portfolio of Urnex liquids, powders, tablets, and capsules is distributed in over 70 countries around the world. Urnex is a long-time supporter of coffee competitions and the competitors themselves, as championship quality coffee can only be made using clean equipment.

Water Filtration Sponsor

Claris J1:
The CLARIS water filter system has been designed down to the last detail to cater to the exacting requirements of specialty coffee and foodservice markets. The unique Claris water filter system combines sophisticated filtration technology with smart engineering excellence which, up until now, was only associated with larger and more expensive systems.

Everpure MRS-600HE II:
Everpure® MRS-600HE II™ is a high efficiency RO systems that offers significantly less water waste, saving money on sewer charges. This system can produce up to as much as 600 gallons per day of RO water, with a flow rate of up to 0.7 gpm. It also has a blending feature that allows for water customization so you can adjust the water depending on your application.


Ceramics Sponsor

Loveramics has been the World Latte Art Championship’s official cups since 2015. The Egg Series is designed for creative baristas with spherical interior and ergonomic handle. They are densed to retain heat and uber-durable to work with in busy coffee shops.
Manufactured under SCA standards, Egg is available in 13 colours and various sizes.


Reg Barber
Trophy Sponsor

Reg Barber is a designer and manufacturer of the finest coffee tampers in the world – whether for ordinary home baristas or professional world champions. Every year he likes to give back to all the baristas by designing and building the WLAC Trophies.

Café 3 Corações
Espresso Sponsor

Rituals, the new specialty coffee line of 3 Corações, is the official coffee of Latte Art Championship. With 100% arabica beans, special certifications, carefully prepared, selected and harvested the line will be available in five uniques blends produced in noble coffee regions of Brazil.

Live Rituals experience, the flavour that falls in love the coffee lovers

Dairy Sponsor

Product Sponsor


BSCA & ApexBrasil
Product Sponsor

BSCA is a non-profit association created by Brazilian producers to promote our coffees. BSCA certifies quality and works to improve production through education and research, always emphasizing sustainability. Our mission is to increase recognition of Brazilian specialty coffees for their high quality and diversity, offering consumers a unique experience.

Capricornio Coffees
Judges Program Sponsor

Capricornio Coffees is a Brazilian exporter of specialty coffees from 20 estates located around the Tropic of Capricornio. Several microlots, honeys, naturals, fully washed and special preparations – double, dry and wet fermentations, controlled yeast, Ethiopia-style, Kenya-style and Burundi-style fermentations – are exported to more than 20 countries. Learn more: www.capricorniocoffees.com.br

Monte Alegre Coffees
Judges Program Sponsor

The Monte Alegre Farm was already a traditional and well-known coffee producer, in South Minas Gerais region, when the Vieira Family acquired the property in 1917. Monte Alegre Company was founded in 1990 to run the family farms and explore the coffee production, cattle raising, sugar cane and corn crop, among other activities. Over time, the focus of Monte Alegre Company was driven to specialty coffees, from what came Monte Alegre Coffees identity. By the help of management certifications, it produces estate coffees with differentiated characteristics and flavors, with social responsibility and environmental protection in the main producing region of Brazil.

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