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 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 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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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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Coffee Works: your commercial opportunity

  This year’s European Coffee Symposium brings together the industry’s leading names to discuss the business of coffee. UCC Coffee UK & Ireland is challenging visitors to discover if they’re really making the most out of their commercial coffee opportunity. The coffee industry is more diverse than ever, with sites facing greater competition and customers […]

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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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Lasting Impression

  Our world has never been so saturated with images, and at the same time, consumers have never before based so many of their decisions on how something looks. So, how does the coffee and food-to-go industry deal with this? How do we stand out in the jungle of information? How do we make the […]

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