The changing face of British coffee culture: 5 key themes

  Kick-starting a series of articles marking 20 years of ground-breaking research into the UK coffee shop market, the Allegra Coffee Leader Network (ACLN) gathered in London this July to discuss the changing face of British coffee culture. Here are five of the key themes discussed by our expert panel.

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24 Hours in Milan: Coffee Diaries

Italy’s fashion capital is also known for an exciting coffee scene, fusing traditional with new. Brush up on the coffee hot spots now before your trip with our experts guide: 24 hours in Milan, with La Cimbali.

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The Italian Coffee Market: An Overview

As the European Coffee Symposium travels to Milan, we put a spotlight on the Italian coffee shop market.

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Allegra Project Café2018 UK Infographic

ProjectCafé2018 UK is Allegra’s definitive annual study on the growing and dynamic UK branded coffee shop market. Drawing on nearly 20 years in-depth research, it is widely regarded as the bible for the UK coffee industry.

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Allegra World Coffee Portal, Project Café2018 Europe Report

Growth in European branded coffee shop market set to continue amid improving economic environment.

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2017 European Coffee Award Winners

And the winners of the prestigious European Coffee Awards, recognising outstanding achievements within the sector, are…

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2017 European Coffee Award Nominees

    Voting is now closed and the nominees chosen for the prestigious European Coffee Awards 2017 — a celebration of excellence and recognition of outstanding achievements within the European coffee and food-to-go sector. Here they are: Best Coffee Chain — Western Europe Starbucks Coffee Company Joe & The Juice PAUL ___ Best Coffee Chain […]

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The New Way To Enjoy Hot and Cold Drinks

  Whether it’s combining fruits and vegetables, integrating superfoods, adding exotic spices or re-inventing classic recipes, today’s beverage of choice is more adventurous than ever. Some consumers desire a new taste experience, others, ingredients with health benefits. For most, the perfect drink combines both these elements. Not surprising then that the beverage market has seen […]

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Sophisticated Sipping, Whatever The Weather

  With the arrival of the cold weather outside, comes the desire for comfort and warmth on the inside. Spicy flavours from industry leader TEAHOUSE EXCLUSIVES are your go-to for a diverse and desirable tea offering this winter. TEAHOUSE EXCLUSIVES offers a fine selection of black, green, fruit and herbal teas in premium quality, all year […]

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The vegan revolution is changing the way we drink coffee

  And it is not driven by vegans. Three reasons why dairy alternatives have caused a shift in the coffee scene Building on the latest trends and insights from Alpro’s research in 12 European countries, the brand’s Commercial Director Out-Of-Home Eric Derie, is at this year’s European Coffee Symposium Conference exploring how plant-based options are innovating […]

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Stack and Save

  For independent coffee shops, a fresh food and healthy menu constitutes a serious incremental revenue opportunity together with iconic hot and cold beverages. Market research has identified that ‘meal deals’ and ‘bite-with-beverage’ are becoming increasingly popular; the Solo Deli Tower concept has been created by Dart Products Europe, as a cost saving and efficient […]

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