Help a South African Barista win the Global Almond Breeze LAVC! Vote now.

Wednesday, 29 August, 2018

The Global finals of the Almond Breeze Latte Art Video Challenge (LAVC) just went live! 

There are 6 very talented South African Baristas in the finals up against the best of Japan, Australia, UK and New Zealand.

The most number of overall votes in the Global competition will see the winner flown over to Australia to compete in the Almond Breeze World Breezey Masters - a trip of a lifetime!

The 6 South African Barista are:

  • Innocent Chakanyuka - Truth Coffee, Cape Town.
  • Ricardo Muller - Beans About Coffee Hartenbos
  • Edward Manase - Cup - O - Cafe, Pretoria
  • Jabulani Thumbani - Toast Food Co,  Pretoria
  • Nigel Kamhanda - InFood Coffee Society, Jeffery's Bay.
  • Groove Mhlanga - Truth Coffee, Cape Town


The LAVC South African prizemoney is: 

R10,000 Winner

R7,500 Runner Up

R5,000 Third place

The Almond Breeze Latte Art Video Challenge has been running in 5 Countries over the past 2 months, with some incredible Latte Art Skills being shown. Check out  for the past 8 weeks videos across all countries.

The overall Global Winner of the LAVC 2018 will win an all-expenses paid trip to compete in the Almond Breeze Breezey Masters Global Latte Art Competition! This will be the barista with the most votes across all Countries in the LAVC FINALS ROUNDS. 

About Almond Breeze:

Almond Breeze Barista Blend has been created specially for coffee lovers, baristas and coffee shops. It compliments the taste of coffee and produces a rich, creamy froth to sit atop lattes, cappuccinos and flat whites. Barista Blend not only delivers a great taste but many important health benefits. 

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