Passion rewards local artisan coffee roaster internationally - 2016 Golden Bean Bronze Medal awarded to Francesco's Coffee Company

OTTAWA, Sept. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Local artisan roaster, Francesco's Coffee Company Inc. won the prestigious international Bronze medal at the 2016 Golden Bean Competition - a back-to-back win for the micro-roaster following its 2015 success at the competition.

Francesco's is a made-in-Ottawa success story now recognized on the international stage. Golden Bean judges selected the Garibaldi Fair Trade Organic Espresso in 2016 and the Ottawa favourite Espresso Cremoso in 2015 among hundreds of competitors.

Founder Peter Comino knows its passion for the art of coffee roasting that puts his coffee among the best in the world, "You have to absolutely love it, live it and breathe it - passion shines through."

The Golden Bean is the most renowned competition for coffee roasters. Roasters submit their coffees to be judged in blind tastings, across 9 different categories, over three days.


SOURCE Francesco's Coffee Company Inc.

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For further information: Pietro Comino, Office: 613 761 7788, Mobile: 613 323 1391,


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