So, whether you want to taste specialty coffees from exciting international coffee brands, need a break from the hustle or bustle or want to get your party on, we’ve got you covered.
With so much to get excited about - it’s time to book your tickets now before they sell out.
1/ PARTY OF NINE
Coffee Masters™ has a long-standing history with great coffee, sourced in secret especially for the competition. This year we're proud to be working with The Roasting Party: Coffee Masters' brand new partner in crime. Presenting nine unique single origin coffees from across the globe, The Roasting Party's "Party of Nine" will put our baristas to the test. In true TRP style, each coffee will take on a party persona as we enter a new era of Coffee Masters™.
Click here to read more about The Roasting Party and what to expect this year.
2/FAEMA BREW BAR
Bringing a slice of London’s vibrant café culture to LCF, Coffee Masters proud sponsors Faema will present delicious coffees from several European roasters at their Faema Brew Bar, helmed by internationally renowned baristas. Alongside the E71E, the Italian espresso machine whizzes will also unveil their new Teorema T° model - equipped with a new manual adjustable temperature control system - in bronze and wooden finish.
3/ THE MINDFUL COFFEE TASTING
This brand-new multi-sensory, guided and meditative coffee tasting experience is designed for festival visitors to immerse themselves in and appreciate coffee in a truly unique way. The experience will deliver a highly personal, meaningful and memorable coffee experience encouraging visitors to develop a deeper appreciation of high-grade specialty coffee. (Bookable experience).
Check out our 2019 Amsterdam highlights video to get a glimpse at what to expect in this brand new exciting feature.
4/ THE DANISH BAKERY
A brand new space by Danish Bakery. Featuring some of Denmark’s most reputable coffee personalities and roasters – this relaxing space will showcase some incredible Danish pastry and coffee combinations. Visitors can expect a real life hygge experience, set apart from the hustle and bustle of the busy festival. That and a lot of free coffee and cake to try.
5/ The Flavour Challenge
Making its debut this year, The Flavour Discovery delves into the world of good coffee. Through a programme of interactive tastings and activities, they’ll take festival-goers on an epic flavour quest that’ll enlighten, engage, and entertain.
6/AN EXCITING PANEL SERIES
Look out for a collection of exciting panels across our Industry Days (28 & 29 March), including:
The Lab Takeovers, by MUMAC
MUMAC are back, and they’re taking over The Lab with an inspiring panel series. Thursday’s session will offer advice on how to get into the specialty coffee game, featuring successful new entrants and industry veterans. On Friday, experts will discuss the importance of education in the coffee business - what do operators really need to know, and how do we teach it to them? Saturday will see talks on the global history of coffee, as told by Prof. Jonathan Morris, Research Professor in Modern European History at the University of Hertfordshire.
Other exciting panels taking place:
/ BREXIT - A Conversation
Hosted by Jeffrey Young, CEO, Allegra Group
/ Cups in Crisis?
With Everyday Plastics, Ozone Coffee Roasters, Decent Packaging, HuskeeCup, SoL Cup and KeepCup
/ Women in Coffee
With Ozone Coffee Roasters, Kinini Coffee, Koppi Coffee, Girls Who Grind Coffee and Origin Coffee Roasters
/ Coffee Machines - Where Next?
With La Cimbali, Sanremo, Faema, La Marzocco, Caravan Coffee Roaster, UCC Coffee and Professor Jonathan
/ Careers in Coffee
With The Roasting Party, La Marzocco, Prufrock Coffee, Well Grounded, London School of Coffee, Artisan School of Coffee, Pro Baristas and La Marzocco
/ COFFEE IN CRISIS?
With Percol Coffee, A Plastic Planet, Fairtrade Foundation, Lavazza, Weather Safe, World Coffee Research
7/ Temperature Profiling
Learn how to unlock the flavour potential of your coffee and discover temperature profiling with Rancilio Specialty. Head on over to the Rancilio Specialty stand if you want to unlock the flavour potential of your coffee. Behind the counter, you’ll get the chance to make magic on the legacy brand’s new RS1 machine - featuring Temperature Profiling, the Rancilio-patented technology enabling you to regulate the organoleptic properties of your coffee to suit your customers’ tastes and personal preferences.
See you there!