Cold brew’s high demand proves process is a priority

Cold brew coffee offers exciting opportunities for the industry and packaging will play an important role in response to the trends that are shaping the growth of the category.

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Interview with Anna Nordström: Lofbergs’ Specialty Coffee and Training Manager

It’s all about knowledge and training: Anna Nordström from Lofbergs shares her top 5 hottest coffee trends to look out for in 2019. After working in the coffee industry for more than 20 years, Anna Nordström, Specialty Coffee and Training Manager at Lofbergs and Sweden’s first certified sensory professional in coffee, knows a thing or […]

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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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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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Packaging, For Your Convenience

  As all-day dining and healthier eating becomes increasingly common, so does the industry’s need for convenience packaging. That is why European Coffee Symposium 2017 sponsor, Dart Products Europe, has developed its Menu+ concept, designed specifically to offer coffee shop owners versatility, efficiency and style. Allegra Strategies’, Project Café17 Europe report predicted that, ‘with busier […]

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Winter Spice and All Things Nice

  Did you know that flavoured coffee drinkers spend on average 22% more when dining out? That, in comparison with those who do not consume flavoured syrups, they frequent coffee shops twice as often, that they are by far the most loyal customers and that their level of satisfaction is 25% higher? So, how do […]

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