Steeped Coffee chosen as NEXTY Awards finalist for Best New Product
Steeped Coffee, a Certified B Corp, has been announced as a NEXTY Awards Finalist for ‘Best New Product’ for its French Roast Fair Trade Organic Breakwater Blend. Steeped Coffee is a top three finalist in the ‘Best New Tea or Coffee’ category for the coveted NEXTY Award, and award winners will be announced live at the annual Natural Products Expo East, held from 23-25 September in Philadelphia, USA. Steeped will be at the expo at Booth No. 1214 and showcasing its revolutionary single-serve Steeped Brewing Method and Guilt-Free Packaging.
The NEXTY Awards recognise the pinnacle of excellence in the natural products industry, highlighting brands and products that inspire a healthy, sustainable future for people and the planet. Nearly 600 products completed this year with over 700 category nominations, with only 78 selected as finalists. Brewed similar to tea, fully compostable Steeped Packs require no machines or specialty brewing equipment and are quickly becoming the sustainable standard in single-serve coffee.
“Steeped doesn’t take its Barista-Approved standards lightly and we’ve worked closely with industry experts to validate every aspect of the Steeped Brewing Method, from freshness and quality to extraction and shelf life. We are delivering consistency and authenticity for specialty coffee lovers in a sustainable single-serve format,” said Josh Wilbur, founder and CEO, Steeped Coffee. “We are proud to make quality coffee accessible to more people with our revolutionary, simple brewing method that helps reduce our lasting impact on the planet.”
The Natural Products Expo East is the industry’s largest event on the east coast, featuring more than 1,500 brands. Exhibitors showcase the latest innovations shaping the future of organic and natural food and beverage, personal care and supplements. The NEXTY Awards recognise the most progressive, innovative, inspiring and trustworthy products in the natural products industry. Finalists are chosen based on the NEXTY criteria centered around innovation, inspiration, integrity, and impact.
Steeped partners with more than 300+ top roasters across the country to deliver sustainable quality coffee in each single-serve cup. The company’s original Breakwater Blend is made from 100% specialty grade coffee that is ethically sourced, with Fair Trade and USDA Organic Certifications, from the Tolima region of Columbia. Each Steeped Pack contains craft-roasted, freshly ground pre-portioned coffee that is triple nitro-sealed to guarantee each perfect cup.
“Steeped Coffee’s single-serve brewing method is disrupting traditional coffee service for individuals, companies, and the hospitality industry,” said Wilbur. “We all have a role to play when it comes to protecting the world we live in and we take that responsibility seriously. That’s why our award-winning Guilt-Free Packaging that is certified commercially compostable takes every possible step to ensure that your sacred coffee rituals go unnoticed by the next generation.”