Golden Bean 2021 Highlights

Golden Bean 2021 Highlights

What a great event we had this year!

About the Golden Bean Award

The world’s largest coffee roasters competition and conference.

The Golden Bean Competition has been running successfully now for seventeen years in Australia and is in its sixth 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.

View 2021 Winners

Winners have now been announced! Download the PDF on the button below to view all Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners.

Key Dates

Entries open  – 1 April 2021

Entries close – 11 August 2021

Coffee deliveries by – 11 August 2021

Judging dates – 11-14 August 2021

Medals available for purchase – 16 August 2021

The fine print:

You cannot bring coffee with you. You will need to send it in advance to be eligible to compete.

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.

Entry Options

Choose your ticket preference

Competition Attendance


Attendance at the Golden Bean competition

Meet with the superstars of the coffee world

Interact with the latest and greatest coffee suppliers

Have fun!

Standard Coffee Entry


Single coffee entry


Judges feedback

Portal login and registration

Six entries includes free competition attendance

Your chance to be a Golden Bean champion!

Scientific Coffee Analysis


Coffee Analysis

Coffee Analysis Report

Constructive feedback

Portal login and registration