1st ever UK Roasting Competition to be held at Glasgow Coffee Festival
We are pleased to announce that the first UK Coffee Roasting competition will be hosted at the festival with the help of sponsors Diedrich, Falcon Specialty, Mercanta, La Marzocco, Espresso Solutions, Dear Green, Coffee Nexus and Bunn.
The competition is spread over 3 days, with a day at Dear Green, a day at Coffee Nexus, and then the final day of scoring and judging at Glasgow Coffee Festival on Saturday 17 October, at the Briggait in Glasgow. The judges will be Head Judge Mans Akne Andersson, John Thomson of Coffee Nexus and representatives from both Falcon Specialty and Mercanta.
Entry to the competition will be £35,which includes full entry to the festival.
About Glasgow Coffee Festival
The festival’s aim is to educate, serve, entertain, and inspire coffee consumers! Visitors are invited to meet coffee professionals, sip and slurp their way around our carefully chosen gathering of roasters baristas, artists, brewers and bars whilst viewing competitions, art, film and photography! Workshops and presentations are all free to attend, watch national competitions, learn latte art, enjoy a ‘cupping’ experience, upgrade your home brewing kit, all in one day under one roof with all of your favourite coffee bars, beans, baristas and brewers. glasgowcoffeefestival.com
Cupping Competition at Cup North
Our Cupping Competition is going to be held at Cup North on the 7th November.
There are 24 available spaces with entrance costing £18, which includes entrance to the event.
More details on how to enter will follow next week, but put the date in your diary for now!
Join SCAE - you literally have to be in it to win it…
Don’t forget that in order to compete in any SCAE UK competitions you need to be a current SCAE member or work for a company that has SCAE company membership. To join the SCAE or enquire visit www.scae.com/members/join-scae
There are more announcements coming in the next few weeks about all the other competitions including UKBC, Latte Art and Coffee in Good Spirits; we want to keep you all in the loop as much as possible with all our progress as it happens.
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