Project Description

Nisan Agca


Please tell us a little bit about yourself:

I am Nisan from Istanbul, Turkey. I am an independent consultant and trainer. I do freelance jobs, product development, brand ambassadorship and coffee sourcing. I’ve been competing for 3 years and this will be my 2nd WBC. I love to work with anything in the coffee industry.

What are you excited to do while you are in Seoul?:

To compete at WBC

Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:

2015 Turkish Nationals – 2nd Place
2016 Turkish Nationals – 1st Place
2016 WBC Dublin – 37th Place, Round One
2017 Turkish Nationals – 1st Place
2017 Turkish Brewer’s Cup – 2nd Place

Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the WBC?:

Thanks to my family and girlfriend and also my friends who helped me a lot. And my business partners and sponsors.

How do you see the coffee industry changing in the future?:

It will be in a better position for farmers, I hope. And consumers will understand the difference between specialty coffee and the other coffees.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:

Running a successful business which helps not only consumers but also farmers and baristas.

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

Music, natural wine, craft beer, anything special and craft.