Cafebar are dedicated to producing the perfect cup
of hot beverage. Whether you are serving luxury espresso
based drinks, freshly brewed tea, whipped hot chocolate or a
diversity of instant hot beverages, we believe they should be at
their very best.
To help our customers serve the ‘perfect cup,’ Cafe
Bar have access to tailor-made training programs at specialist
Competence Centres at our Roastery in the Netherlands and our major
trading partner in Switzerland.
Our in-house Roasting plant covers three main
activities in roasting fresh coffee, producing instant products and
packing fresh tea, supported by modern research and development
At these specialist centres you and your team can learn all about
the art of the perfect coffee. By exchanging expert knowledge and
experience we can pass on up-to date information and techniques for
brewing and serving the best possible hot beverages.
product competence centre
The Roastery boasts the Product Competence Centre, available for
use by our customers and staff. Here, not only are all our products
available for tasting and analysis, but you can even blend your own
coffee and have it roasted and ground while you watch to get a
better understanding of coffee in general and specifically about
the roasting process. In addition the Product Competence Centre is
fully equipped with the latest coffee brewing equipment and drinks
Classroom facilities are close by, to add a
more formal touch to proceedings and to ease the passing of
information to the visitor. In the adjacent Practice Room,
hands-on training is provided to put into practice the things that
have been learnt.
With its own Research and Development
facilities, the Roastery is able to develop a wide and innovative
assortment of products, ranging from a flavoursome freshly roasted
coffee to a variety of instant drinks.
The Product Competency Centre always offers
tailor made training programs and do not work with
standardised courses. They believe that that everyone has different
wishes and different questions concerning coffee and are working
within different market sectors within the beverage industry.
At the completion of the course, visitors will have a clear
understanding on the specific elements that are necessary to
perform well in the day-to-day business.
coffee competence centre
Specialising in coffee, the Swiss Schaerer
Coffee Competence Centre is dedicated to educating visitors on how
to produce and serve the very best in cup quality possible. As a
major bean to cup machine manufacturer, respected throughout the
world, Schaerer not only sell the best coffee machines, but have
acquired a comprehensive understanding of all theoretical and
practical matters relating to coffee.
The various courses offered at the Coffee
Competence Centre give visitors an opportunity to understand the
significance of the various factors that influence the taste and
quality of coffee at the time of its preparation.
Both one and two day seminars are available to pass on a wealth of
information on such subjects as:
Plant, cultivation, harvest and processing
Coffee cupping and tasting
Freshness, packaging and storage
Brewing pressure, temperature and extraction
Product presentation and creations
The common goal we share with our customers is the ability to
offer an array of interesting coffee beverages based on a
sound understanding of all aspects relating to coffee
preparation. Achieving top quality coffee means more
satisfied customers and this drives increased and repeat sales,
whatever the size of the business.
Major clients of Cafebar are welcome to use these facilities for
training and evaluation purposes. Smaller clients are also welcomed
but may be subject to a subsidised charge to help cover some of the
costs of the facilities.
If you are interested in attending any of
these courses please contact your Account Manager.