BeanRoasters - Champion Lattè Blend or Single Origin
Winning a Gold in the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show is so special to us because each year there are only a handful of respected coffee product competitions are held to find and celebrate Australia's finest coffees and coffee roasters. Few, if any, of them are as tough as the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show.
In the heart of a renowned coffee-driven city, a panel of over 20 expert industry judges convenes to assess roasted coffee products from across Australia. With all product identities kept secret, the judges can use only their senses to discover the absolute best of Australian roasting.
In any given year, the judges may or may not award any medals, at their discretion. And they are fussy. Last year, for example, after 3 days spent tasting over 301 different coffee products in 10 different brew categories, the Sydney judges decided only a single cup in a single category was worthy of gold. Talk about tough!
At BeanRoasters we have a firm aim to lead the industry in product quality. We've been excited to see the quality of raw coffee ingredients available in Australia get better and better over time, and to do justice to these ingredients we've worked long and hard on our own skills. Working with humility, drawing on the input of a broad team, from staff to customers to green coffee importers. This work has continually improved the standard of our coffee lineup, brought pleasure to countless coffee drinkers and helped us land some major industry awards, such as being crowned Champion Australian Roaster at the Australian International Coffee Awards (held in Melbourne) in both 2016 and 2017.
And now we've finally broken through in Sydney!
In 2018, in a field of 343 entries, BeanRoasters' Colombia Castillo product was named Champion Latte product. It also gained a rare Gold medal with a combined tasting score of 90.33 points. This exceptional coffee certainly stands out in a latte, with exceptional fruited sweetness and body through milk, natural rum-like flavour notes and a rich dark chocolate finish. It's a staff favourite and we're so pleased to see it gain this level of recognition.
Buy some for yourself in our webshop or at our retail counter to see what all the fuss is about.
In addition to this, BeanRoasters picked up quite a collection of Silver and Bronze medals reflecting an overall very high standard of products. Some highlights were our Ethiopian Natural coffee, which picked up 2nd place in the Single Origin Latte category, and Panama Red Bourbon, which was the 2nd highest scoring Plunger coffee in the whole show.
We invite you to try these award-winning products via our webshop or retail counter. We hope you’ll love them just as much as we do – and as much as the judges did.