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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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