Winners Announced: European Coffee Awards 2022

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to all who have attended the European Coffee Symposium 2022, and for joining us in celebration for the European Coffee Awards + Gala Dinner 2022 to recognise excellence in our industry – especially after the interruption caused by COVID-19. Congratulations to all of the inspiring companies and […]

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Finding a Great Coffee Partner for your Hotel Guests with Ozone Coffee Roasters

How the hospitality experts at Ozone Coffee Roasters helped two of London’s most iconic hotels create great coffee experiences for their guests When planning a trip away, there are a few boxes we all tend to tick before we book a hotel: location, price, reviews, amenities and facilities—things you almost always check out before booking […]

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European Coffee Awards 2022: Shortlist Announced

We are delighted to announce the European Coffee Awards 2022 shortlist, chosen from over 800 entries. The winner, runner up and highly commended brands from each category will be announced at the European Coffee Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner taking place on the 18 October 2022 at The Langham Hotel, London, during the European Coffee […]

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Interview with Teahouse Exclusives Managing Partner, Kai Ellerbrock

It is exciting to see innovation in the Tea sector, with the Victoria Arduino Pure Brew system. What can you tell us about it and brewing tea in a hospitality environment? The ability to pull espresso, brew specialty coffee as well as tea direct from one machine is revolutionary. This is why it is not […]

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Interview with TWIICE director, Jamie Cashmore

The twiice cup is the perfect choice for your early morning pick-me-up or late night dessert. Batch made in New Zealand, the twiice edible cup is no-waste and no dishes. You won’t find anything artificial in it either — only using real ingredients, free from additives and preservatives, so it’s not just edible — it’s […]

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Recycle. Reuse. Recover. What happens to used water filter cartridges?

Which components can be recycled or repurposed to protect the environment? Water filters play a pivotal role in brewing first-rate coffee. Every cup is, after all, some 98% water. By filtering water, baristas can change its composition, tailor it to customers’ needs, and achieve the properties that make it ideal for brewing coffee. Eventually, however, […]

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The sky is the limit with Danish Bakery’s TopBun

Do you also love cakes? We certainly do, and Danish Bakery’s delicious and tempting Cinnamon Buns make you crave for more! The wonderful cinnamon swirls are baked with yeast dough, and stuffed with tasty cinnamon filling. Cinnamon Buns are thaw & serve so you can take up the number that you need. Easy for you […]

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Iced beverage, tea and food sales trends in UK coffee shops

Every superhero needs a sidekick and coffee is no exception, with food, iced beverages and tea providing important additional sales channels for coffee shops. New data from World Coffee Portal’s Cakes, Shakes & Tea Breaks report reveals the key dynamics shaping the UK market today and how operators can maximise sales Tea still steeped in poor value […]

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The importance of training and people development

Coffee and hospitality is truly a people business and on the 5THWAVE podcast this week we’re highlighting the importance of investing time and resources in staff training and their career development. Coffee and hospitality is truly a people business and on the 5THWAVE podcast this week we’re highlighting the importance of investing time and resources […]

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How to build a coffee brand

On the 5THWAVE podcast this week, they are walking through the fundamentals of building a coffee brand and how to express that concept across every aspect of the business. On the 5THWAVE podcast this week, they are walking through the fundamentals of building a coffee brand and how to express that concept across every aspect […]

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