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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Coffee House Er Adda Emerges Winner at Naya Bharat: Coffee Par Soch Quiz in B'lore




Naya Bharat: Coffee Par Soch, is a innovative quiz organised by the Coffee Board in Bangalore to mark International Coffee Day on October 1, 2018. The event held at Shangri-La Hotel witnessed 19 teams that participated including a four-member team of bureaucrats from the Karnataka government. The idea was to help consumers appreciate coffee and celebrate those who are a part of the farm-to-cup journey of Indian coffee.

Eight teams made it to the finals. Coffee House Er Adda emerged as winner, walking away with the prize money of Rs 1 lakh. The team comprised journalist Sreshth Shah, molecular biologist Berty Ashley, freelance translator Akhila Phadnis and Preetham Upadhya, a student of PES University. 

While the first runner-up was Team Frappelicious, winning the prize money of Rs 80,000 the second runner-up was the team from Government of Karnataka. They won a stay for two nights and three days at Plantation Trails.

The quiz was conducted by Vikram Achanta, CEO of Tulleho, a beverage and training consulting firm. One of the most fun rounds was a taste test where contestants were given Espresso Martini, Caffe Coretto and Irish Coffee and were asked to identify the ingredients. This had a dessert segment too, where people had to identify the percentage of coffee in Tiramisu and Coffee Chocolate Cake.
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