Kent Rhodes, CEO, Accepts the Award
The tinker’s wagon pulled up to the Minneapolis show with exhibitors sharing their latest and greatest products and innovations.
XPress lid by SmartCup won second place for its innovative French press, which is a single-use, single-serve and recyclable lid with a built-in press that fits most standard 16 oz. and 20 oz. hot cups.
Since French Press is the only way to prepare coffee for serious coffee aficionados, this lets them get their fix on the run.
Also great for tea lovers; just add hot water to the loose tea, then push the plunger when brewed to your liking.
About Coffee Fest
Coffee Fest has been bringing specialty coffee, gourmet tea and alternative beverage industry professionals together since 1992 when the show first got its start as a consumer coffee festival in Seattle.
Since 1998, “the little show that could,” Coffee Fest has gathered coffee retailers, roasters, distributors and manufacturers together for thrice annual trade shows to help attendees build and refine their businesses, get the first peek at new products and remain current with coffee and tea industry trends.