October 17th 2018
Our business is pretty special; we love coffee and the coffee business and have extensive knowledge of everything that goes with it, from smoothies to hot chocolate to the tools needed to make it. The only thing we love as much a coffee is our customers and so we feel the need to give them […]
September 6th 2018
Just in time for autumn/winter menu changes we have launched a brand-new Zuma Organic Beetroot powder that will add a striking colour and flavour to any drink. With its rich earthy flavour and vibrant hue, Zuma’s newest adaptogen is incredibly versatile allowing you to mix it into many recipes with countless flavours. Add to steamed milk for […]
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!