UK Coffee Roasters Championship

United Kingdom Coffee Roasters Championship

The World Coffee Roasting Championship debuted 2013 in Nice, France. In this 3-stage event, competitors are evaluated on their performance evaluating the quality of green coffee (coffee grading), developing a roasting profile that best accentuates the desirable characteristics of that coffee, and on the ultimate cup quality of coffees roasted.

2023 SCA UK Coffee Roasters Championship #UKCRC2023
Where: Pharmacie Coffee Roasters, 11 Cliffe Industrial Estate, Lewes, BN8 6JL
When: 7th - 9th June 2023
All places for the 2023 Championship have been filled.


The UK Coffee Roasters Champion will go on to represent the UK at the World Coffee Roasting Championship in Taipei, Taiwan in November 2023


SCA UK Coffee Roasters 2023 Sponsors


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Giesen-Coffee-Roasters-Logo-EPS - Coffee Courses

Giesen Coffee Roasters UK - Coffee Roaster Sponsor

Creating hand built, unique and powerful coffee roasters. 

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Brita - Water Sponsor

BRITA Professional are proud sponsors of the SCA UK Coffee Championships, dedicated to developing expertise within the coffee industry.

With 98% of a cup of coffee comprising of water, it is essential to filter your water before brewing to ensure the true taste, aroma and appearance can be experienced, keeping customers satisfied, every time.

Thanks to over 50 years of experience and innovation, BRITA Professional's filter range is able to provide the perfect water blend for the ideal coffee. What's more, as a sustainable organisation, all cartridges are 100% recyclable and are manufactured in line with a Zero to Landfill policy.

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The X-ONE from Sanremo

The X-One from Sanremo - Grinder Sponsor

Sanremo are proud to present the sponsored grinder of the2023 SCA UK Coffee Roasters Championship – the X-ONE. This is the one.
The ultimate 3-in-1 grinder, with two independent hoppers and a bypass chamber, the X-ONE enables the ability to run multiple different coffees and recipes sequentially with absolute minimal retention. Utilising a patented ‘Weight by Beans’ system for pre-dosing, electronically adjustable grind size to the micron and 98mm vertical flat burrs, the X-ONE facilitates the flavour benefits and adaptability of a single-dose grinder alongside the speed of an on-demand grinder.
The X-ONE is not just for baristas in cafes, roasters can cup multiple coffees as fast as they wish with minimal retention in between doses enabling greater accuracy cup to cup. Then, quickly switch to an espresso recipe, to showcase each coffee in its fullest form – this all around capability of the X-ONE is why we are proud to sponsor the 2023 UK Coffee Roasters Championship.

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Covoya Specialty Coffee

Covoya Speciality Coffee - Green Coffee Sponsor

Covoya combines the idea of collaboration, which is the cornerstone of our business, and voyage, which speaks not only to the story behind every cup of coffee but coffee journeys of every kind.

Coffee is a collaborative voyage.
Covoya is a shared journey.

As a team and with our partners we are on a journey of continuous learning, always moving towards change for the good. In fact, we seek out and welcome change, within our business and within the coffee industry.

Every voyage is new. Each customer is a voyage as we seek to understand how we can best serve their business and make their story a success story. That’s how we do specialty.

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Cropster - Roasting Software Sponsor

Cropster connects coffee professionals worldwide from farmers at origin to people in cafes and everyone in between in over 90 countries. Our mission is to make key business information easy to collect, access and analyze so everyone wins. We help people focus on core processes related to quality, consistency, planning, traceability and resource management at every stage of production. We want to empower them and their partners up and down the supply chain through shared expertise and information. We believe affordable technology can be used by everyone in real time to increase fairness for all players in the market and doing so will result in a better, more sustainable cup for consumers. 

Basically, better, fairer and more sustainable coffee for everyone.


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