Almond Breeze Latte Art Video Challenge

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Breaking news!!! We have a Grand Finals winner...

Fikile Khuzwayo

Fikile Khuzwayo

Mr Price Durban

Fiks, From Mr. Price group has won the Innaugural Almond Breeze Latte Art Video Challenge, and the Grand Finals prize of R5000! Well done Fiks.

The Leaderboard at midnight, when the competition closed was as follows:

966 - Fikile Khuzwayo
731 - Innocent Chakanyuka
191 - Carl Vrolick
158 - Gino Fabbri
52 - Sbu Zibane
52 - Owen Chirilele

This competition is now closed - Standby for information on the LAVC Version 2.0, coming soon!

Over 100 baristas entered, 22 made it through to the preliminary round of the Almond Breeze Latte Art Video Challenge and now only 6 remain.

Who will emerge victorious and walk away with R5000 cash?

You decide. All it takes is one click! (And 5 of you can win amazing Almond Breeze hamper for voting!)

The baristas have been challenged to pour a SWAN and a design of their choosing. They have 90 seconds to impress you and win your vote.

Well done to everyone who entered and to Almond Breeze for supporting the baristas that make your favourite coffee every day.

The voting period lasts until 6th July. The Top of the Leader Board wins the spoils.

Almond Breeze Latte Art Video Challenge Finals

  • Gino Fabbri

    Independent Port Elizabeth

  • Innocent Chakanyuka

    Truth Coffee Cape Town

  • Fikile Khuzwayo

    Mr Price Durban

  • Carl Vrolick

    Maria's Roastery Graaf - Reinet

  • Owen Chirilele

    Coffeeright Cape Town

  • Sbu Zibane

    Republik Durban North

Week 12 - Warren Maart - Hugo Roastery & Café Vs Desmond Nyashanu - Hugo Roastery & Café (CLOSED) +
    Hugo Cafe in Worcester, has a huge passion for coffee, so much so that they're hosting a Coffee Festival! Here are 2 of their talented baristas! Remember the June Finalists are determined by number of votes, so the more the better!!!
  • Warren Maart - Hugo Roastery & Café

    A beautiful Flower!

    9 likes/shares
  • VS
  • Desmond Nyashanu - Hugo Roastery & Café

    A Dog! Woof!

    26 likes/shares
Week 11 - Owen Chirilele - Coffeeright Vs Sibusiso - Republik (CLOSED) +
  • Owen Chirilele - Coffeeright

    Almond breeze latte art by Owen

    86 likes/shares
  • VS
  • Sibusiso - Republik

    S'bu LAVC Two Macchiato Pours

    23 likes/shares
Week 10 - SA's Top Baristas! Vs SA's Top Baristas (CLOSED) +
    The Almond Breeze Barista Smackdown was so much fun! Here is some inspiration for your next video entry!
  • SA's Top Baristas!

    Almond Breeze Barista Smackdown One

    0 likes/shares
  • VS
  • SA's Top Baristas

    Almond Breeze Barista Smackdown Two

    0 likes/shares
Week 9 - Thabo - Beans About Coffee Vs Simba - Hazz, Newlands (CLOSED) +
    After a week's break, we come back strong with Simba from Hazz, Newlands and Thabo from Beans about Coffee
  • Thabo - Beans About Coffee

    Almond Milk Cappuccino by Thabo: Take 2

    2 likes/shares
  • VS
  • Simba - Hazz, Newlands

    Simba's latte art with Almond Breeze Barista Blend

    17 likes/shares
Week 8 - Carl - Maria's Coffee Roastery, Graaf Reinet Vs Thabo - Beans About Coffee, George (CLOSED) +
  • Carl - Maria's Coffee Roastery, Graaf Reinet

    Blazing Tulip by Carl Vrolick

    118 likes/shares
  • VS
  • Thabo - Beans About Coffee, George

    Thabo pouring an Almond milk Flat White!

    5 likes/shares
Week 7 - Jeff Stopforth - Beaver Creek Vs Jennifer - Bean Green (CLOSED) +
  • Jeff Stopforth - Beaver Creek

    Ballerina with Almond Breeze Barista Blend

    62 likes/shares
  • VS
  • Jennifer - Bean Green

    Jennifer - Bean Green : Almond Breeze LAVC

    2 likes/shares
Week 6 - Fiks Khuzwayo - Mr Price Canteen Vs Jeighman Zarira - Baseline Coffee (CLOSED) +
    Our first female competitor Fiks Khuzwayo pours 2 beautiful tulips and Jeighman of Baseline shows us what he's got!
  • Fiks Khuzwayo - Mr Price Canteen

    Almond Breeze Double Whammy Tulips

    346 likes/shares
  • VS
  • Jeighman Zarira - Baseline Coffee

    Latte Art - Almond Breeze LAVC by Jeighman

    87 likes/shares
Week 5 - Ken Machenje - Tribe Coffee Vs Zeus Gqabu - Mastertons Coffee (CLOSED) +
  • Ken Machenje - Tribe Coffee

    Ken vs the Decaf Almond Flat White

    2 likes/shares
  • VS
  • Zeus Gqabu - Mastertons Coffee

    Tulip King - Zeus with Almond Breeze

    50 likes/shares
Week 4 - Innocent Chakanyuka - Truth Coffee Vs Phakiso Kalane - Kauai (CLOSED) +
    Meet Phakiso Kalane of Kauai, Lanseria and Innocent Chakanyuka of Truth Coffee. Get your votes in for these awesome baristas!
  • Innocent Chakanyuka - Truth Coffee

    Almond Breeze Latte Art - Innocent

    162 likes/shares
  • VS
  • Phakiso Kalane - Kauai

    The Almond Breeze Protea

    37 likes/shares
Week 3 - Shawn Townley Vs Groove Mhlanga (CLOSED) +
  • Shawn Townley

    The Phoenix - Free pour latte art with almond milk

    4 likes/shares
  • VS
  • Groove Mhlanga

    Almond Breeze Latte Art - Groove, Truth Coffee Roasting

    62 likes/shares
Week 2 - Siyabulela Samora Harmans Vs Andile Dlala (CLOSED) +
  • Siyabulela Samora Harmans

    Samora Latte Art with Almond Breeze - The Swan!

    138 likes/shares
  • VS
  • Andile Dlala

    Andile - Bean Green Coffee Roastery: Almond Breeze LAVC

    92 likes/shares
Week 1 - Chad Aden Whitby Vs Gino Fabbri (CLOSED) +
    Say hello to Colombo Coffee's Chad Aden Whitby from Durban and home barista Gino Fabbri from Port Elizabeth! Who will emerge victorious this week and take the first R750! Entries close at 12pm Thursday 9th. Show your support for your favourite barista!
  • Chad Aden Whitby

    Why I Love Almond Breeze

    34 likes/shares
  • VS
  • Gino Fabbri

    Almond breeze #latteartvideo #thecoffeemagazine

    217 likes/shares