Interview: La Marzocco Marketing Director, Chris Salierno

Marketing Director at La Marzocco, Chris Salierno, explains the sustainable blueprint behind the legendary espresso machine manufacturer’s operations, how the social component of coffee is the industry’s greatest asset and why Italy is ready for its next great wave of coffee development.

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Q&A with Costa Europe MD, Andrzej Jackiewicz

With more than 20 years’ coffee and retail experience under his belt, today Andrzej Jackiewicz is at the helm of Europe’s largest coffee shop chain. He shares his insights on the latest trends, market performance and the growing potential of Italy’s branded coffee shop sector.

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Drop-in Masterclasses with Lofbergs Coffee

Take a break during the supply and innovation day and join two top baristas for a series of drop-in masterclasses.

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How Wayne’s Coffee is exporting Swedish fika to the masses

  Wayne’s Coffee CEO, Mats Hörnell spoke to us about his chain is popularising Nordic coffee culture and why keeping coffee cosy is central to the firm’s global expansion plans.

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INTERVIEW WITH BRITA WATER EXPERT BIRGIT KOHLER

Water quality is a hot topic; it’s always been vital, but there’s never been a better time to educate ourselves. Birgit Kohler, water sommelier at BRITA, explains the important role that water plays in every cup. 

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Join Ferran Adrià and Giuseppe Lavazza at the European Coffee Awards

Looking ahead to the European Coffee Awards (29 November), we have a very special announcement to share with you. Legendary Catalan chef Ferran Adrià will be attending the soirée to reveal a new project, resulting from his 20-year friendship with Giuseppe Lavazza.

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Starbucks banks on Italian premiumisation with landmark Reserve Roastery in Milan

Starbucks debuts Reserve Roastery concept to Europe and enters Italian market for the first time with “crown jewel” of its global operations. But the world’s largest coffee shop chain has taken unprecedented steps to carefully curate its arrival in the birthplace of espresso. By Tobias Pearce for the World Coffee Portal.

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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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