La Cimbali gold sponsor at UK Barista Championship 2024

La Cimbali

La Cimbali has announced it will sponsor the Specialty Coffee Association United Kingdom Barista Championship 2024 for the third time in a row.

As official gold sponsor, La Cimbali will provide four M200 GT1 espresso machines for competing baristas to use during the competition.

“We are tirelessly working behind the scenes at La Cimbali to ensure we are ‘competition ready,’ tackling the logistics to guarantee our M200 GT1 machines are set up flawlessly for every heat,” says Louise Felton, Cimbali Group Regional Director, UK and Ireland.

“Our highly efficient support team, who come with a fantastic range of technical and competition experience, will contribute to the smooth running of events from the heats through to the finals. The competitors and the SCA can rest assured they will be in very safe hands with La Cimbali’s top talented UKBC support team.”

Alexx McKendry, SCA UK National Coordinator says the La Cimbali M200 GT1 is a “fantastic machine to have at heart of the competitions”.

“Having La Cimbali on-board for another UK Barista Championship season means our competition standards continue to be industry-leading and our competitors are working on quality equipment that they can depend on,” he says.

The victor of the United Kingdom Barista Championship 2024 will represent the United Kingdom at the World Barista Championship in Busan, South Korea in May 2024.

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