Date: 25-29 October 2022

Location: Port Macquarie Race Club

Want to hang with the best coffee roasters in the world?

Then this is for you!
Golden Bean is the World's Largest Coffee Roasting Competition and attracts the best of the best in the coffee roasting industry.

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BIG NEWS!

The newest chapter in the Golden Bean begins now.

Golden Bean Australia/New Zealand now includes Asia and becomes the Golden Bean Australasia.

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About

The Golden Bean has been running now for eighteen years in Australia and is in its eight year in North America. It is one of the key elements in the growth of the coffee industry by way of rewarding the coffee roasters, the vital person in the chain for all coffee businesses.

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  • Enter your coffee

    For each single coffee entry, you will receive a certificate, detailed judges feedback via the Portal login and registration. In addition, six entries includes free competition attendance.

    Will you be the next Golden Bean champion?

    Enter now 
  • Attend the event

    By attending the Golden Bean competition you will meet with superstars of the coffee world, learn more about this amazing industry, interact with the latest and greatest coffee suppliers and most importantly, have fun!

    Purchase attendance ticket 
  • Scientific Analysis

    Available 365 days a year, the Scientific Analysis has been created to provide roasters looking at developing their roasting technique to produce quality roasts. Who knows, with expert feedback, it could lead to Golden Bean award-winning success!

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Golden Bean 2021 Highlights

Attending the event

By attending the Golden Bean competition, you will meet with superstars of the coffee world, interact with the latest and greatest coffee suppliers as well as having fun!

Plus, if you enter six or more coffee's you will receive a free attendance ticket.

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NEW for 2022: the Golden Bean World Series!

Who has the best coffee? The Northern Hemisphere or the Southern Hemisphere? This year we will find out once and for all!

We will battle it out in Hawaii on 29th November - 2nd December 2022.

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Important Dates for 2022 Competition

ENTRIES OPEN
Wednesday 16 March 2022

ENTRIES CLOSE & COFFEE RECEIVED BY
Friday 21 October 2022, 5pm

JUDGING DATES
26-28 October 2022

STICKERS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
9 November 2022

Please note:
It is the responsibility of the roaster to choose the delivery date of their coffee (within the window of dates advised) to ensure it is at its best on the days of judging.

Scientific Analysis

This program has been initiated to provide a service for Golden Bean entrants and roasters, in
general, looking at developing their roasting technique to produce quality roasts for that quality coffee that can lead to Golden Bean award-winning success.

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Entry Options

  • COFFEE ENTRY

    Cost: $150 per entry

    Ensure you enter into the milk, espresso and filter categories to be in the running for being crowned the Overall Champion!

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  • ATTENDANCE

    Cost: $550 for full event or $200 per day

    Or if you enter 6 coffees you will get a free attendance ticket!

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  • SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS

    Cost: $200 per coffee analysis.


    Available 365 days a year, this detailed scientific analysis will help you improve your product.

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