Cup Of Excellence

Cup of Excellence® is the most prestigious coffee award, given for outstanding and exceptional premium quality coffees, all of which are entered into a stringent competition which is currently held in ten South American and Central American countries. The level of scrutiny the Cup of Excellence® coffees undergo is unmatched anywhere in the Speciality coffee industry. The aim of the competition is to find true coffee excellence, and the best coffee from the origin country for that year’s harvest.

Each year thousands of coffees are entered into the competition. The competition is rigorous, with cupping valuations taken over a three week period. Firstly the coffee is judged by a National jury of about a dozen qualified jurors from the origin country. If the coffee is successful and makes it through to the next stage, it is then judged by an International jury comprised of 20-25 experienced jurors from around the world. Only coffees that continue to score highly are allowed to move forward, through to the further stages of the competition.  A competition with 300 entries yields an average of 9,000 analysed cups. The final winners are awarded the esteemed Cup of Excellence®.  The coffees are then sold at auction to the highest bidder, which means that the farmer is then rewarded for his hard work. The Cup of Excellence® competition is a mechanism to continually strive for the absolute best in premium quality coffees.

These are rare coffees, of exceptional quality, and in very limited supply. They are carefully chosen for a well-developed body, delicious sweetness and wonderful aroma. Each coffee brings with it its own unique flavours from its growing area, coupled with the local knowledge and expertise used to bring out the best of the coffee’s unique characteristics.

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Cup of Excellence - Sao Judas Tadeo Brazil - NEW - Special 200g Trial-Pack

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Rich & Fruity / Sweet

We’re very excited to be able to offer this spectacular award-winning Brazilian coffee. This coffee won 16th place in the Cup of Excellence out of 24 finalists! There are only 29 boxes of this coffee available worldwide, and we are lucky enough to have acquired one of the 60kg boxes. Medium to dark roasted, this coffee can be brewed using an espresso machine or a Filter / Cafetiere. AROMA: Subtle Citrus fruits and floral Jasmine. TASTING NOTES: Beautiful Orange initially, with an amazing Creamy Honeycomb body, with a lasting sweetness at the back of your palate. NOTE: QUANTITY DISCOUNTS DO NOT APPLY TO THIS SIZE OF PACK. More Details

£20.95per 200g Pack(s)

Cup of Excellence - Sao Judas Tadeo Brazil - NEW

Strength:
Flavour:
Rich & Fruity / Sweet

We’re very excited to be able to offer this spectacular award-winning Brazilian coffee. This coffee won 16th place in the Cup of Excellence out of 24 finalists! There are only 29 boxes of this coffee available worldwide, and we are lucky enough to have acquired one of the 60kg boxes. Medium to dark roasted, this coffee can be brewed using an espresso machine or a Filter / Cafetiere. AROMA: Subtle Citrus fruits and floral Jasmine. TASTING NOTES: Beautiful Orange initially, with an amazing Creamy Honeycomb body, with a lasting sweetness at the back of your palate. More Details

from £30.52per 500g Pack(s)
(price per pack before quantity discounts £46.95) Add to Basket

Cup of Excellence - El Liquidambo Honduras - NEW - Special 200g Trial-Pack

Strength:
Flavour:
Rich & Fruity / Sweet

This is a spectacular award-winning Honduran coffee. It won 6th place in the Cup of Excellence out of 24 finalists! There are only 15 boxes of this coffee available worldwide, and we are lucky enough to have acquired one 60kg box. Medium to dark roasted, this coffee can be brewed using an espresso machine or a Filter / Cafetiere. AROMA: Fruit notes with undertones of nuts and toffee as an espresso. Strong aroma of toffee with undertones of caramel as a Filter/Cafetiere. TASTING NOTES: BREWED AS AN ESPRESSO: Beautiful caramelised apple initially, with subtle notes of toffee, warm caramel and kiwi acidity through the centre, with an amazing almond brittle finish. BREWED AS A FILTER/CAFETIERE: Hints of caramelised apple up front, with caramel and almonds through the body and a beautiful almond brittle & toffee finish. NOTE: QUANTITY DISCOUNTS DO NOT APPLY TO THIS SIZE OF PACK. More Details

£25.95per 200g Pack(s)

Cup of Excellence - El Liquidambo Honduras - NEW

Strength:
Flavour:
Rich & Fruity / Sweet

This is a spectacular award-winning Honduran coffee. It won 6th place in the Cup of Excellence out of 24 finalists! There are only 15 boxes of this coffee available worldwide, and we are lucky enough to have acquired one 60kg box. Medium to dark roasted, this coffee can be brewed using an espresso machine or a Filter / Cafetiere. AROMA: Fruit notes with undertones of nuts and toffee as an espresso. Strong aroma of toffee with undertones of caramel as a Filter/Cafetiere. TASTING NOTES: BREWED AS AN ESPRESSO: Beautiful caramelised apple initially, with subtle notes of toffee, warm caramel and kiwi acidity through the centre, with an amazing almond brittle finish. BREWED AS A FILTER/CAFETIERE: Hints of caramelised apple up front, with caramel and almonds through the body and a beautiful almond brittle & toffee finish. More Details

from £38.97per 500g Pack(s)
(price per pack before quantity discounts £59.95) Add to Basket

Can't find the coffee you're looking for? Then call or email our office as we are able to supply additional speciality coffees that are not listed on our website.