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Italy shines at the European Coffee Awards 2023, Lavazza Best Coffee Roaster – Europe 2023

Lavazza wins the Award for the Best European Roaster, illy is the runner-up. Best Coffee Equipment Supplier Award goes to La Marzocco, followed by Astoria. Victoria Arduino “Highly commended”. Cosimo Libardo honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award

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BARCELONA, Spain – Winners of the European Coffee Awards 2023 were announced during a Gala dinner at the W Hotel in Barcelona. Created by Jeffrey Young, the man behind Allegra, and event entrepreneur Ludovic Rossignol, The European Coffee Symposium rapidly became the place to explore high-level business opportunities and gain access to the latest market insights.

For over 15 years now, The ECS has brought over 7,000 of the most hard-to-reach, senior decision-makers from across Europe together to establish new business partnerships and lasting relationships.

The ECS has delivered over 35,000+ 1-to-1 meetings, 140+ keynote sessions and 350+ European Coffee Awards have been awarded to some of the most progressive brands in the sector.

Here are this year’s winners:

Best Coffee Chain – Western Continental Europe

Winner: The Barn
Runner-up: Costa Coffee
Highly commended: Starbucks Coffee Company


Best Coffee Chain – Nordic Region

Winner: Joe & The Juice
Runner-up: Espresso House
Highly commended: Starbucks Coffee Company

Best Coffee Chain – Southern Europe

Winner: Coffee Lab
Runner-up: Gregory’s
Highly commended: Starbucks Coffee Company

Best Coffee Chain − UK & IE

Winner: Blank Street Coffee
Runner-up: 200 Degrees Coffee
Highly commended: Costa Coffee

Best Coffee Chain − Central/Eastern Europe

Winner: Costa Coffee
Runner-up: 5 To Go
Highly commended: Starbucks Coffee Company

Best Coffee Roaster – Europe

Winner: Lavazza
Runner-up: Illy
Highly commended: UCC Coffee

Best Specialty Coffee Roaster

Winner: Origin Coffee Roasters
Runner-up: Five Elephant
Highly commended: Small Batch Coffee Roasters

Best Coffee Equipment Supplier

Winner: La Marzocco
Runner-up: Astoria
Highly commended: Victoria Arduino

Best Independent Coffee Shop – Europe

Winner: WatchHouse
Runner-up: Bonanza
Highly commended: La Cabra

Best Non-Coffee Supplier – Europe

Winner: Monin
Runner-up: Beyond The Bean
Highly commended: Chalo

Most Ethical Brand – Europe

Winner: Union Hand-Roasted Coffee
Runner-up: 200 Degrees
Highly commended: Starbucks Coffee Company

Outstanding Industry Contribution

Anne Lunell
Michal Molcan
Radu Savopol

Lifetime Achievement Award

Cosimo Libardo


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