Golden Bean North America 2023: We Bagged a Silver Medal in Our First Year!
In a surprising turn of events, our debut entry into the prestigious Golden Bean North America roasting competition resulted in us taking home a Silver Medal! This competition is renowned for spotlighting the best coffee roasting businesses in North America. Contestants vie for recognition in categories such as Espresso, Milk, and Filter beverages, with medals distributed across 11 distinct award categories.
About the Golden Bean Roasting Competition The Golden Bean conference has been a major highlight in the coffee industry for over a decade. Initially launched in Australia, this event has played a pivotal role in propelling the Australian coffee sector forward. Every year, it welcomes participation from over 100 esteemed coffee roasting establishments. Participants not only get to compete but also benefit from a series of enlightening workshops and engaging social gatherings.
How does the Competition Work? Coffee brands present their choicest brews on a specified date. These coffees then undergo a meticulous blind tasting session, spread across 11 varied categories and brewing techniques. The unique aspect of this competition? Fellow roasters who attend the conference are the ones judging each entry! This three-day event is a perfect blend of fierce competition and enlightening conferencing.
Our Award-Winning Coffee: Emu is Emo We are thrilled to announce that our 'Emu is Emo' Light Roast Coffee was our entry into the Single Serve Category. And guess what? It clinched a Silver Medal, standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Canada's renowned Canterbury Coffee.