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 […]
May 27th 2016
Beyond the Bean have embarked on an impressive trade show tour this year which has included Gulfood, Dubai; London Coffee Festival, London; FHA, Singapore and SCAA, Atlanta. Now we’re going finish the 2016 tour with a bang at World of Coffee Dublin. As always we’ll be bringing industry favourites Sweetbird and Zuma, both of which […]
January 25th 2016
So, it did finally get cold. Do we care? Hell no! Because as we watch our new Zuma Double Hot Chocolate fly out the door in their flat bottomed bags (yep, we’re Queen fans …) we look ahead to Summer and how best to make the most of cold and blended drink sales. We know […]
December 22nd 2015
Now 2015 is nearly over, we can start prepping to take Team Bean and our products on the road again for 2016. So if you missed us this year and you’re based in the UK, Dubai, USA, China, Australia, Ireland, or Singapore; we will coming to events in your area. So make sure you don’t miss us! We’ll be bringing exciting […]
December 11th 2015
The Christmas feeling has set in – two weeks today we’ll be waking up and shouting “HE’S BEEN!”, opening our year’s supply of bath products and new socks and getting ready to eat our own weight in Christmas dinner. It really is the most wonderful time of the year. So, until then we’ve put together a few festive recipes from Sweetbird […]
December 4th 2015
You may have heard that our barista bursary is designed to give our winner financial support through the competition, but it doesn’t stop there. We also want to mentor and educate our barista so they feel they’re equipped enough to compete and storm through the heats. We will have a former WBC judge on hand to give […]