Golden Bean

November 3, 2016


Frequently Asked Questions

The competition

Q – What if I don’t receive the competition bags – can I still enter?
A – If you don’t get Golden Bean branded bags in time to submit your coffees, please send your coffee to us in unbranded bags clearly mark with the category number on the top left side, if it is multiply entries in the same category ensure you have a corresponding letter eg. A,B,C with your business card stapled to the bag with contact details.

Q – How do you win the Overall Compak Golden Bean?
A – You must enter a coffee in the Espresso category #1 as well as the Milk Based category #2. The two highest scoring entries you submit from each of these categories will be added together for your Golden Bean score.

Q – When should I send my coffee in and where to?
A – All competition entries are due in by the Tuesday 15th November 5.00pm EST. 
The Compak Golden Bean Roaster Competition
1/2 Arncliffe Avenue
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Q – How can I find out about the competition guidelines?
A – Easy, just download from the Entry Forms page, click the button Download Competition Entry Guidelines for the latest up to date instructions.  Please take time to read them thoroughly, we know there’s a lot of information there but it is all relevant to how you can WIN!

Q – Can I enter multiple entries in the same category?
A – Yes! You can enter the same category more than once! If you have multiple great coffees say for espresso, enter them under the blend or the origin name, ensure you select A,B,C drop down box. Each coffee will be judged separately.

Q – Can I change an entry once I have paid for it?
A – Yes you can edit an entry up until the first day of competition by logging in to your entries via the Manage Entries tab in the Golden Bean dropdown menu at the top of the page.

Q – If I contract roast for a Franchise, who gets the cudos of the win?
A – It’s completely up to you and what information you provide in your entries.  If you want your Contract Roaster and Franchise Name known, then make sure you include this info in either the ROASTERY COFFEE NAME, or ENTRY NAME when entering coffees.  (Eg. Awesome Roastery for Awesome Franchise – OR – Awesome Blend for Awesome Franchise)

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