2013 SCAA Event Best New Product Winners Announced

Awards Given at SCAA’s Annual Exposition in Boston, MA

Each year, the Specialty Coffee Association’s Best New Product Competition recognizes new products that represent quality and add value to the specialty coffee and tea industry. Awards were presented at the SCAA’s 25th Annual Exposition, April 11-14, 2013 in Boston, MA. The Best New Product People’s Choice Award encouraged attendees to cast their votes via text message and hundreds of votes were received by expo attendees. The SCAA Best New Product Awards for 2013 went to:

Specialty Beverage

Cisse Trading Co. for their hot cocoa mixes product line
People’s Choice Winner: Bev Tech for their Fabbri Gourmet Sauces Product Line

Coffee or Tea Preparation & Serving Equipment (Commercial)

Baratza for their flat burr grinder
People’s Choice Winner: Brewcessories.com for their Verstazi Espertto II Coffee Pourover Station in Walnut

Coffee or Tea Preparation & Serving Equipment (Consumer)

Breville for their Barista Espress espresso machine with integrated conical burr grinder
People’s Choice Winner: Brewcessories.com for their Verstazi Magazzo – Coffee Pourover Station in Walnut


Canterbury for their Singolo espresso machine and capsules
People’s Choice Winner:  Brewcessories.com for their Verstazi Voltaré Coffee Pourover Station in Bamboo


Seda International Packaging for their turn + go lid and Seda double wall cup
People’s Choice Winner:  Dave’s Coffee for their Dave’s Coffee All Natural Cold Brewed Coffee Syrup

Best New Product Food

Tierra Nueva Fine Cocoa for their coffee thins natural energy bars
People’s Choice Winner:  Tierra Nueva Fine Cocoa for their coffee thins natural energy bars

Open Class

People’s Choice Winner: Coffee Lab Asia Limited for their Cupping Lab – Cupping Software Application

More details about the Best New Product and other SCAA award recipients can be found at http://scaaevent.org/?p=awards.