'Barista Challenge' develops commercial coffee



coffee machine baristaIf you're enjoying a smooth coffee from an Eden Springs coffee machine you'll know how much we care about great coffee – we're not baristas but we are dedicated to providing coffee that our customers want to buy and enjoy. That's why the new Barista Challenge from the Caffè Culture show, the coffee trade's principal exhibition, is set to be really exciting; it recognises development of coffee drinks that can be commercially successful over conventional barista skills.

Coffee drinks that deliver

“While we want to recognise the fantastic skills of baristas operating in the UK we also want to deliver a competition that relates back to the commercial world in which they work,” explained Elliot Gard, the show's event director. “We are looking for someone who can translate barista skills into devising drinks that will truly deliver for their business – drinks that have great marketability and are consistently quick and easy to deliver." The content's judges will select entrants and invite them to create a video demonstrating their drink, with selected finalists invited to present their drink at the Caffè Culture show in May. At that event they will also be judged on two other, as yet unspecified, coffee drink.

Drinks of tomorrow

The inventive coffee beverages of today are the drinks you'll be enjoying from your coffee machine tomorrow, so we keep an eye on events like these to ensure you're getting the tasty coffee hit you want! Have you got any favourite coffee-based drinks you'd love to see in your Eden Springs coffee machine? Let us know in the comments below.