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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Announced the finalists for The European Coffee Awards 2018

After more than three months and thousands of votes, we are delighted to announce the finalists for The European Coffee Awards 2018, proudly sponsored by Lavazza. The winners will be announced and celebrated during a black-tie gala dinner on 29 November at Melià Milano.

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MONIN NEW FLAVOURS

MONIN is a proud official category sponsor of the European Coffee Symposium. With more than 100 years of experience, MONIN has become the brand of choice of the gourmet flavour business with over 150 flavours available in more than 150 countries.

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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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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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Tomorrow’s trends: packaging

The European Coffee Symposium 2016 cups have been provided by Dart Products Europe, ‘your on-the-go food packaging manufacturer, supplier and resource.’ We interviewed Philippe Payras, Vice President of Sales for Dart, to discuss current and foreseeable trends in the industry. Here’s what he had to say.

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The rise of coffee in the hospitality industry

For restaurants, pubs and hotels that take pride in the standard of their food, beverage and service offering, choosing not to take coffee seriously seems strange, especially as a morning and after-dinner coffee is a common ritual for many people.

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