Union Hand-Roasted Coffee sponsors Best Newcomer at the UK Barista Championships

04 January 2013 by
Union Hand-Roasted Coffee sponsors Best Newcomer at the UK Barista Championships

Union Hand-Roasted Coffee will be sponsoring the Best Newcomer award at this year's UK Barista Championship at the London Coffee Festival from 25 - 28 April 2012, hosted at the Old Truman Brewery in London.

Organised by the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE), contestants will get 15 minutes to set up and a further 15 minutes to make four espresso, four cappuccino, as well as four espresso-based non-alcoholic speciality drinks.

The winner of the Best Newcomer Award will win a trip to smallholder coffee farmers in Rwanda, with Union founders Jeremy Torz and Steven Macatonia, from whom they source their high quality speciality Arabica coffee.

Last year's winner of the Union Hand-Roasted Best Newcomer award, James Bailey, from Prufrock Coffee, based in the City of London won second place in the overall competition; the award for Best Espresso and Best Signature Drink and the ‘Brewers' Cup'.

Union as also running the Union Brew Bar during the three-day event, showcasing their finest coffees to trade and consumer coffee enthusiasts.

For more information and to enter the UK Barista Championships visit: http://ukcoffeeevents.com/

Coffee's cup of woe >>

By Lisa Jenkins

E-mail your comments to Lisa Jenkins here.

If you have something to say on this story or anything else join the debate at Table Talk - Caterer's new networking forum. Go to www.catererandhotelkeeper.com/tabletalk

Catererandhotelkeeper.com jobs

Looking for a new job? Find your next job here with Catererandhotelkeeper.com jobs

Blogs on Catererandhotelkeeper.com ](http://www.catererandhotelkeeper.com/blogs) Catch up with more news and gossip on all Caterer's blogs
[E-Newsletters](http://www.catererandhotelkeeper.com/email-newsletters.htm)[ For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our E-newsletters
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.


Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking