September 26th 2017
The Café Life Awards took place in London last week and we were lucky enough to be awarded Best New Equipment for the innovative Blendtec Stealth 895 NBS. This clever new counter top machine is revolutionary in its design, allowing you to blend drinks in the same cup you serve them in, as well as […]
August 3rd 2017
Beyond the Bean are long-time supporters of the UK Barista Championship. Over the years we have been on the UK Chapter committee, have held WCE positions, judged the competitions and also know how to host a great heat.
July 10th 2017
Now that summer is in full swing and the sun has decided to put his hat on, all that brilliant knowledge learnt at the Summer Workshops back in April can finally be put to good use! We were delighted to see so many lovely customers over our 2 Summer Sessions and hope you enjoyed it […]
June 2nd 2017
Beyond the Bean have embarked on an impressive trade show tour this year which has included Gulfood, Dubai, London Coffee Festival, London, and Global Speciality Coffee Expo, Seattle. The next stop will be World of Coffee, Budapest where we will be showcasing exciting products and barista gear, as well as bringing along industry favourites Sweetbird […]
April 27th 2017
With the UKBC Glasgow heat just weeks away we are very excited to be silver sponsors for the event and to see our BTB Barista Bursary winner Darryl Docherty from Dear Green Roasters compete. The UK Barista Championship is the UK’s leading coffee competition, showcasing the best baristas in the business. Entrants have 15 minutes to […]
January 13th 2017
Save the date because the Barista Battle Royale is back and its even bigger than last year, not least because we’ll be having the Big BTBirthday Bash as well. Think you know your beans and machines? Go dippy over drip? Or just a slightly unhealthy obsession with all things barista?
January 4th 2017
Beyond the Bean are proud to announce that they are bringing the UK Barista Championship back to Bristol for 2017, and this time the Brewers Cup is coming as well. We had a great time hosting UKBC in 2016 so why not make it bigger and better for 2017?
November 24th 2016
Sometimes history repeats itself in the best ways, and on 22nd November we found out just that. Beyond the Bean were named Best European Food and Non-Coffee Supplier for the second year running!
November 8th 2016
The deadline is fast approaching for the BTB Barista Bursary (30th November to be exact) and we’ve had a few applications already. We’re expecting it to be a difficult task selecting this years winner which is why we wanted as much specialist help as possible.
August 12th 2016
Now we’re at the height of summer Team Bean are firmly in the Winter spirit. We’ve donned our Christmas jumpers and have been working hard on seasonal tips, trends and recipes to share with you at our BTB Winter Workshops. It may be summer holidays for everyone else, be we’re going back to school […]