UCC Coffee Professional Co., Ltd.
“The Great Barista of Largo-A shop where you can drink expert coffee-” has been established
Proof of knowledge and technology that maximizes the appeal of “Largo”, which is the ultimate in Japanese quality
UCC Coffee Professional Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Norishi Kawakubo), which develops commercial service business in the UCC Group, has developed a high-quality coffee “Largo” that achieves a gorgeous aroma by its own manufacturing method. The certification system “The Great Barista of Largo-A shop where you can drink master’s coffee-” will start on Friday, January 13th.
“The Great Barista of Largo-A shop where you can drink expert coffee-” Certificate, sticker, badge image
“The Great Barista of Largo ~A shop where you can drink expert coffee~” understands the value of “Largo” and uses its knowledge and extraction technology about coffee to deliver its maximum taste to customers. This is a system for certifying stores.
We have established this system with the aim of working together with everyone involved in the food and beverage industry to create restaurants that continue to be loved by consumers even in the recent dramatic changes in the food and beverage industry. As one of the things that UCC Coffee Professionals can do through coffee, we would like to contribute to improving the added value of restaurants and achieving stable quality through “The Great Barista of Largo-A shop where you can drink master’s coffee-“.
“Largo” is a premium coffee brand born in Japan that expresses the taste that is loved by Japanese people. Pursuing quality under the slogan “Japan Quality”, we use a unique method called the aroma freezing method to quickly cool the roasted beans immediately after roasting with cold air at -2°C to seal in the aroma components, realizing an overwhelming aroma. Did. In addition, 30% of the ingredients are coffee beans grown using sustainable farming methods, making it an environmentally friendly coffee.
Product introduction site: https://cafe-owners.jp/coffee_menu/type/largo.html [Image 2
Largo AUTHENTIC ROAST can (900g) (left) and bag (1000g) (right) This certification is a proof of a store that not only offers this high-quality “Largo”, but also serves premium coffee with the knowledge and skills to maximize its appeal. In addition to
certificates and stickers that can be displayed, we offer coupons and machine maintenance services that can be used on the UCC Group’s commercial food EC site “Foods Fridge” as benefits (* 1).
*1 Benefits may change depending on the time.
There are three levels of certification, bronze certification, silver certification, and gold certification, depending on the achievement criteria, and seminars for acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary for achievement are supervised by instructors from the UCC Coffee Academy (*2).
■ Bronze certification: Learn the basics of coffee with “Largo” and be able to serve coffee
■ Silver certification: Can be extracted with the correct procedure using “Largo”
■ Gold certification: Among Largo’s, we use specially developed aluminum cans to continuously provide delicious coffee.
*2 “UCC Coffee Academy” is an educational institution where you can systematically and step-by-step learn the coffee expertise and techniques that the UCC Group has cultivated since its founding in 1933. The school celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2022. . 16 coffee professionals with world-class equipment, coffee-related
qualifications, and numerous tournament prize-winning achievements belong as instructors, and we offer courses that can be learned widely from beginners to those who work coffee. A total of more than 150,000 customers have taken courses offline and online on various themes that connect coffee, coffee-related foods and sweets, and health and life. We are looking forward to receiving many applications from restaurants who, together with UCC Coffee Professionals, deliver experience value that leads to the smiles of customers who visit their shops through “Largo”.
[Outline of certification system]
■ Program name: The Great Barista of Largo ~A shop where you can drink expert coffee~
■ Start date: Friday, January 13th
■ Certification criteria: Bronze Certification, Silver Certification, and Gold Certification. We will measure and certify the degree of achievement of “Largo” and basic knowledge of coffee, extraction procedures, quality, etc. through training, quality checks, practical tests, etc. (depending on the stage).
■ Privileges: Depending on the stage, certified stores are provided with benefits such as certificates, coupons that can be used on the UCC Group’s commercial food EC site “Foods Fridge”, and store introductions on the “Largo” product site.
■ Application conditions: The prerequisite conditions for application are as follows, and gold certification also includes machine maintenance and menu conditions.
■ Application/Inquiries: Please contact us using the following dedicated form. https://go.ucccoffeeprofessional.co.jp/l/652543/2022-10-07/27f4zt [Inquiries regarding transactions such as product orders]
UCC Coffee Professional Co., Ltd.
Daiwa Onarimon Building, 6-1-11 Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8577 https://www.ucccoffeeprofessional.co.jp/transaction.html
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