Exhibitor Program


Saturday Schedule:

11.30 Rise of El Fénix. Raw Material Cupping

1.00 Ancoats Cupping

3.00 Bohea Tea

Sunday Schedule:

10:00 Ancoats Baristas x Brewed By Hand Bar

11.00 Ancoats Cupping

1.00 Rise of El Fénix. Raw Material Cupping

3.00 Ancoats Cupping 




Back for a third year in a row, Artemis have some wacky new drinks to try alongside their award winning bottled cold brew and two super tasty nitro cold brews. Head over to for a chat and try your luck at their coffee competitions!


Brew Tea Company

You’ll find us over by the cloakroom - so ditch your jackets and hats {the usual Manchester attire} and show your tag for a brew on us. Oh, and if you’re in the area again, pop down to Tea HQ, it’s just down the road!


Brewed By Hand

Saturday Schedule:

10:00: Justin Ahn (MD of Cafflano) - demonstrating new Kompresso 

13:00: Alison Bell (BLK Coffee) - demonstrating V60 with Comandante grinder

Sunday Schedule:

10:00: Mani Keleher (Ancoats) - demonstrating V60 

13:00: James West (Union Coffee) - demonstrating Hario Syphon and Beam Heater



BWT W+M are proud to support MCF for the third year running.Once again, our unique MAGNESIUM MINERALISATION solution will enhance Manchester’s lovely soft water. Like BWT across the world, this excellent event is bigger than ever!

We look forward to seeing friends and customers old and new in 2017 



We have been able to secure 4 of our new grinders which are only just launching at Host this week so we are going to do a first UK soft launch of the Cimbali Elective grinder. This is a brand new grinder for Cimbali with new styling an advanced cooling system to keep bean cool and consistent throughout the working day. We will be featuring 4 single Origin coffee and looking at flavour pairing to look at the key flavours within each blend dialled into the brand new grinders and brewed on our M100’s as ever Rohan will be on hand to show off his Latte Art skills and help new artists to hone their skills.


Climpson & Sons

Climpson & Sons are excited to launch our new seasonal coffee range at Manchester Coffee Festival.

- The Climpson Estate, our signature espresso, has been re-profiled and perfected for the ultimate Jaffa Cake hit

- The adventurous one, the Fields is a show stopping fruity number with the return of the Las Lajas from Costa Rica

- Our range of single origin coffees reflect what we do: a boundless exploration into the possibilities of flavour. 



Coopers Coffee will be running 10 minute taster training sessions. From perfecting your latte art to dialling in a grinder - choose your session, start the timer and put our specialist barista’s to the test!


Feel Good

Welcome to Green Bean Coffee - a coffee with health benefits. Feel Good Coffee is made from crushed unroasted organic Green Beans, so you can enjoy all the natural health benefits of the green bean in an easy to use coffee bag. Available in 3 different flavours, come and visit our stand for free tastings all day to experience our exciting new range.


Hundred House

Hundred House Coffee is a speciality roaster based in Shropshire on stand B20. They will be running a series of cupping sessions on their stand with speciality green suppliers - Coffee Bird, Sendero, Raw Material and DR Wakefield. 

Saturday Schedule 

11:00 Coffee Bird

14:00 Raw Material

Sunday Schedule:

11:00 Sendero

13:00 DRWakefield

15:00 Sendero


Has Bean

11:00 A talk with Stephen Leighton (Hasbean) & Colin Harmon (3fe)

12:00  Get your copy of Coffeeography / What I know about running coffee shops signed by Steve & Colin!

13:00 Meet the farmer (Alejandro Martinez)

13:30 Cup with the farmer 

15:00 Meet the farmer (Brian Gakunda)

15:30 Cup with the farmer

Espresso Bar: Taste the coffee Dale Harris is taking to the World Barista Championship 2017!

Brew Bar: Taste a selection of currently available fresh crop coffees!



Jackpot’s a peanut butter made in London. Churned on authentic US machines to give a traditional consistency, we double roast US runner peanuts for a punchier peanut taste. Having launched via independent coffee shops in London, we’re now heading Northwards. Come say hi, and taste for yourself at Stand C5.


Jody Leach

For those of you who like to keep their coffee warm and tasty try a Therma Cup from Jody Leach, with a new range of colours launching at the show. Not only does the Therma cup look great, but it will keep your coffee warm for up to an hour.


Kokoa Collection

Joined by our guest barista Teddy from The Moon & Sixpence in Cockermouth we will be demonstrating and selling our single origin hot chocolates.

Look out for the newest addition to our collection an Organic 70% from Peru; plus Roasted Kocoa Beans from Madagascar and Kokoa Truffles with Venezuela cocoa nibs.



Origin is about people as much as it is about coffee and over the weekend, we are celebrating this. As well as collaborating with some of our fantastic northern clients, we are previewing our November Geisha for cupping and tasting, and also talking about the roasting and brewing methods behind our delicious coffee.


Rude Health

At Rude Health we began mixing our mueslis at our breakfast table in 2005. Today we’re still a family-owned company that makes breakfast cereals, dairy-free drinks and snacks. We only use the kind of ingredients you’d have in your own kitchen - nothing refined, nothing artificial. We source our ingredients from fields, orchards and vines - not laboratories. The proof is in the taste.’ 


Steampunk Coffee

Steampunk Coffee roast single origin beans in small batches in the beautiful seaside town of North Berwick, Scotland. They are bringing three of their current coffees (from Ethiopia, Colombia and Nicaragua) to the festival and will be brewing them up for you to sample or buy by the cup. You will also be able to buy Festival sized mini bags of coffee and Steampunk branded stuff from their stand and chat to them about camper vans, dogs and coffee.



Can you identify four different coffees? Take part in our flavour challenge to see if you’re a #uniontoptaster and be in with a chance of winning 6 months of coffee. Be the first to try our latest arrival – the delicious Alto Verde microlot from Costa Rica


VA Machinery

We are excited to welcome you to the marketplace, bringing together some of our friends from around the UK.  Come along and try some delicious coffee, while also checking out the many talents of our makers.



Edinburgh-based packaging company Vegware makes coffee cups and catering disposables from plants, not plastic.

Manchester Coffee Festival’s sustainability partner two years running, Vegware wants to get festival goers thinking about waste, recycling and the by-products of coffee. 

Vegware’s Recycling Adviser, Kate Chambers, will be hosting two workshops about sustainability in coffee and challenges in recycling.