Europe & Middle East Coffee Awards


12 November

The most prestigious awards in the European & Middle Eastern Coffee and Food to Go sectors.

Voting now open!

 Now in their 12th year, the awards recognise companies and individuals who have made outstanding contributions within the European and Middle Eastern coffee and food-to-go sectors.

The winners are uniquely identified on peer nominations and celebrated during a black-tie gala dinner (taking place during the Europe & Middle East Coffee Symposium, 12 November at The Waldorf Astoria, Dubai Palm).

Please take two minutes to cast your vote by clicking here.

Voting closes Tuesday 08 October.

The Voting Process

European Coffee Award winners are selected in a 2-stage process that is designed to be as fair and transparent as possible. Firstly, companies are shortlisted based on research from Allegra Strategies and feedback from more than 100 industry experts. Once the shortlist has been finalised, industry experts from across Europe are invited to vote for the shortlisted candidates within their respective geographies, and the winners are selected from those scoring the highest number of votes in each category.

To find out more about the awards and the voting process please click here


2018 EUROPEAN COFFEE AWARD WINNERS

The 2018 European Coffee Award Winners were announced during a black-tie Gala Dinner event sponsored by Lavazza, which took place as part of Allegra’s European Coffee Symposium at the 5* Melia Milano in the evening on Thursday 29 November. Lavazza opened the night with a speech from Giuseppe Lavazza and Mr. Ferran Adrià who introduced the multimedia project founded by Lavazza and the elBulli foundation: Coffee Sapiens – Innovation Through Understanding.

The full list of winners, and companies in 2nd and 3rd are listed here:

Best Coffee Chain – Western Europe: 1st – Starbucks Coffee Company | 2nd – Costa Coffee | 3rd – Joe & The Juice

Best Coffee Chain – Nordics: 1st – Joe & the Juice | 2nd – Johan & Nyström | 3rd – Starbucks Coffee Company

Best Coffee Chain – Southern Europe: 1st – Coffee Island | 2nd – illy Caffè | 3nd – Caffè Nero

Best Coffee Chain – UK & Ireland: 1st – Department of Coffee and Social Affairs | 2nd – Costa Coffee | 3rd – Starbucks Coffee Company

Best Coffee Chain – Central/Eastern Europe: 1st – Starbucks Coffee Company | 2nd – Costa Coffee | 3rd – Tchibo

Best Coffee Chain – Europe: 1st – Joe & the Juice | 2nd – Starbucks Coffee Company | 3rd – Costa Coffee

Best Coffee Roaster – Europe: 1st – illy | 2rd – UCC Coffee | 3rd – Lincoln & York

Best Specialty Coffee Roaster – Europe: 1st – Union Hand-Roasted | 2nd – His Majesty the Coffee | 3rd – Climpson & Sons

Best Coffee Equipment Supplier – Europe: 1st – La Marzocco | 2nd – La Cimbali | 3rd – Faema

Best Independent Coffee Shop – Europe: 1st – The Barn | 2nd – Cafezal | 3rd – Tim Wendelboe

Best Food Supplier – Europe: 1st – Cakesmiths | 2nd – Danish Bakery | 3rd – Unilever

Best Non-Coffee Supplier – Europe: 1st – Alpro | 2nd – MONIN | 3rd – Beyond the Bean

Most Ethical Brand – Europe: 1st – Lavazza | 2nd – Union Hand-Roasted | 3rd – Starbucks Coffee Company

Outstanding Contribution to the Industry: Francesco Sanapo | Paul Kelly | Ian Cranna | Jørgen bodum | Kasper Basse | Dritan Alsela

Lifetime Achievement Award: Nando Ottavi

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