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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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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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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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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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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