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Awards & Media Features


The Coffee Roaster Singapore Latte Art Championship 2019
Finalist (4th Place)

Singapore National Latte Art Championship (2018/2019)

Our Co-Founder, Ang Swee Heng, participated in SNLAC 2018 & 2019 to showcase our expertise and clinched 4th place for Signature Latte Art & Cup Tasters!

The Coffee Roaster Vitasoy Barista Challenge 2019
First Runner Up

Vitasoy Barista Challenge 2019

Our Co-Founder Ang Swee Heng & Barista Nicole participated in Vitasoy Barista Challenge to pit their skills against some of the best barista artists in Singapore. Swee Heng clinched First Runner Up for Signature Beverage & Latte Art!

The Coffee Roaster FHA 2018 Latte Art Showdown
First Runner Up

Food & Hotel Asia Latte Art Showdown 2018

(Regional - South East Asia)

Our Co-Founder Ang Swee Heng & Barista Nicole participated in FHA 2018 that  challenged the baristas in an on-demand performance and clinched First Runner Up in 2018!

Media Features

President's Showcase

10 August 2019


The Coffee Roaster is extremely honoured to share our brand story and present a Latte Art Showcase of our award-winning Merlion design to President Mdm Halimah Yacob, Prof Tan Eng Chye (NUS President) and Prof Ho Teck Hua (NUS Provost).

This has also been featured on Channel 8 and Vasantham.


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The Cofee Roaser President Latte Art Showcase

Video Feature For Graduating Class of 2019

by NUS Business School, 16 Jul 2019


Capturing the story of TCR Founder and NUS Business School Alumni Mr Ang Swee Heng, as well as his original Latte Art design for the graduating class of 2019.

                                                                 Watch here!

The Coffee Roaster NUS BBA Graduating Class 2019 Video Feature

by Amanda Ng, 30 Mar 2019

The Coffee Roaster: How One Man’s Devotion To Coffee Went From Opening A Cafe To Conducting 100 Pax Workshops

“It was enjoyable how the team at The Coffee Roaster made the experience so personal and one can’t help but feel all warm and fuzzy from the welcoming atmosphere."

                                                                         Read here!

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Butterworks Feature

5 Dec 2018

Local YouTube video production and media powerhouse Butterworks attended our TCR coffee workshop!

                                                                       Watch here!

The Coffee Roaster Butterworks Feature

The Best of You

CEO Swee Heng shares the stories of The Coffee Roaster, from the initial struggles to what the company has achieved today.

“When we are going through challenging situations, we may have to endure extended periods of hardships. But always remember, difficult roads lead to beautiful destinations."

                                                                         Read here!

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SME Biz-Innovation Summit 2017

21 November 2017

As opening speaker, CEO Ang Swee Heng shares the TCR Story as well as business insights he gained as a young entrepreneur.

"How you define yourself shapes your perspective, which determines the actions and strategies you take.

You need to constantly redefine yourself to stay relevant."


Vulcan Post

by Samantha Tay, 27 September 2017


Feature article on the inspiring coffee journey of The Coffee Roaster.

"When customers have their first sip, it gives them a sense of certainty and confidence that they are now ready to start the day."


                                                                         Read here!


The Straits Times

by Yuen Sin, 5 June 2017


CEO Ang Swee Heng shares the coffee philosophy of The Coffee Roaster with readers of The Straits Times.

Our philosophy is to deliver "specialty coffee and make it affordable and accessible."

                                                                         Read here!

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