Monday 28 November 2022

EUROPEAN COFFEE AWARDS 2014 – And the winners are …

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The Allegra Group is pleased to announce the European Coffee Awards 2014 winners.

More than 400 senior executives from across the coffee and food-to-go sectors gathered for a night of industry celebration on 25 November at the InterContinental, Istanbul.

Award winners were honoured during a prestigious black tie gala dinner and ceremony, featuring music by Hedige Guven.

Costa Coffee were named ‘Best Coffee Chain – Europe’ for an incredible fourth year in a row, with indie Timberyard, who are based in the UK, named as ‘Best Independent Coffee Shop – Europe.’

Five individual awards were given out to personalities identified for their ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Coffee Industry’ in their country or across Europe.

Mario Pascucci, MD, Caffè Pascucci; Nick Tolley, Co-Founder, Harris + Hoole; Tim Sturk, Head of Training, BaxterStorey; John Nylon, CEO, Espresso House and Gennaro Pelliccia, Production Technical Manager, Costa Coffee were among the honoured.

The awards culminated with the Life Time Achievement award, handed to Andy Marshall, MD, Costa Coffee.
Companies and individual award winners were recognised through a targeted voting campaign run by Allegra from July – October 2014, where more than 1000 senior industry executives took part.

The award categories that are broken down into Country, European and Individual awards. Winners are outlined by category below:

COUNTRY AWARDS

Best Coffee Chain – Western Europe

Winner
Doppio Espresso

2nd Place and Runner up
Starbucks Coffee Company

3rd Place and Highly Commended
Caffè Nero

Best Coffee Chain – Nordic Region

Winner
Starbucks Coffee Company

2nd Place and Runner up
Espresso House

3rd Place and Highly Commended
Joe & the Juice

Best Coffee Chain – Southern Europe

Winner
Caffè Pascucci

2nd Place and Runner up
Costa Coffee

3rd Place and Highly Commended
Espressamente illy

Best Coffee Chain – UK & IE

Winner
Harris + Hoole

2nd Place and Runner up
Costa Coffee

3rd Place and Highly Commended
Pret A Manger

EUROPEAN AWARDS

Best Coffee Chain Europe

Winner
Costa Coffee

2nd Place and Runner up
Starbucks Coffee Company

3rd Place and Highly Commended
Caffè Nero

Best Independent Coffee Shop – Europe

Winner
Timberyard (UK)

2nd Place and Runner up
Café Coutume (FR)

3rd Place and Highly Commended
Caravan (UK)

Most Ethical Brand – Europe

Winner
Starbucks Coffee Company

2nd Place and Runner up
Doppio Espresso

3rd Place and Highly Commended
Union Hand-Roasted

Best Coffee Roaster – Europe

Winner
Union Hand-Roasted

2nd Place and Runner up
Caffè Pascucci

3rd Place and Highly Commended
illy

Best Artisan Roaster – Europe

Winner
Bocca

2nd Place and Runner up
Tim Wendelboe

3rd Place and Highly Commended
Square Mile

Best Equipment Supplier- Europe

Winner
La Marzocco

2nd Place and Runner up
La Cimbali

3rd Place and Highly Commended
Nuova Simonelli

Best Food and Non-Coffee Supplier – Europe

Winner
Erlenbacher Backwaren GmbH

2nd Place and Runner up
Monin

3rd Place and Highly Commended
Delifrance

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

The following persons were recognised at the awards ceremony for their contribution to the coffee industry in their country or across Europe.

‘Outstanding Contribution to the European Coffee Industry’

Recognised:
Mario Pascucci, MD, Caffè Pascucci
Nick Tolley, Co-Founder, Harris + Hoole
Tim Sturk, Head of Training, BaxterStorey
John Nylon, CEO, Espresso House
Gennaro Pelliccia, Production Technical Manager, Costa Coffee

Lifetime Achievement Award
Andy Marshal, Managing Director, Costa Coffee

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