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Announcing the Best New Product Winners at the 2018 Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle

April 22, 2018— The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is proud to announce the winners of

the Best New Product Awards at the 2018 Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle. The Best New

Product Awards, a long-running feature of Expo, recognize new products judged on their

quality and value to the specialty coffee and tea industry. Ten different product categories

are evaluated and a winner is declared in each category. Additionally, judges selected the

Best Booth and Best Pop-Up Café winners of this year’s event.

The 2018 Best New Product winners are:

• Coffunity: Technology / Best of Show

• Ground Control: Commercial Coffee or Tea Preparation and Serving Equipment

• Breville: Consumer Coffee or Tea Preparation and Serving Equipment (Electrical)

• Soma: Consumer Coffee or Tea Preparation and Serving Equipment (Non-Electrical)

• Detpak: Coffee Accessories

• Dona Chai: Specialty Beverage Stand Alone

• Pacific Foods: Specialty Beverage Flavor Additive

• Savor Brands: Packaging

• LalCafe: Open Class

The 2018 Best Booth / Best Pop-Up Café winners are:

• Smith Teamaker (Booth #2026): Single Booth Category

• Barista 22 (Booth #2310): 10X20 Category

• Daterra Coffee (Booth #2201): Sustainability Category

• Rancillo (Booth #927): Multiple Booths Category

• Coffee House by Chef’n (Booth #320): First Time Exhibitor Category

• China, Portrait Country (Booth #827): Best Island Category

• Campos (Skybridge): Best Pop Up 1 Category

• La Marzocco (Skybridge): Best Pop Up 2 Category

A listing of the Best New Product Award winners can be found on the Specialty Coffee

Expo website at http://coffeeexpo.org/awards/.

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