It’s simple when it’s Black&White

At this year’s European Coffee Symposium, event sponsor, UCC Coffee UK & Ireland, will be showcasing its new Black&White4c bean to cup machine – the most compact yet.

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The Hungarian Coffee Market: An Overview

As the European Coffee Symposium travels to Budapest, we put a spotlight on the Hungarian and neighbouring coffee shop markets. European Market Size and Growth The European branded coffee shop market (24 countries) was estimated at 19,472 outlets in October 2015. The market grew by 9% per annum in 2015 adding 1,615 outlets The European […]

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Members’ Only? An interview with Timberyard

  Since 2012, Timberyard has been challenging the status quo of the coffee industry. Rather than attempting to turn over high numbers of covers, the London-based brand goes against the grain and actively encourages its customers to occupy its seats for as long as possible. Now it is taking things one step further, and introducing […]

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Nordic Coffee Culture – Up and Up

The total Nordic coffee shop market (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden) is forecast to reach 1,023 outlets in 2015 and is worth €436m. Recent M&A activity is a positive sign for the future growth of the Nordics coffee shop market. The purchase of the leading Nordics chain Espresso House and Danish chain Baresso by JAB Holdings […]

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Irish branded coffee shop market continues to grow

The total Irish coffee shop market is estimated at 502 outlets and continues to outperform the Irish retail sector with significant sales growth of 14%, to reach total turnover of €284m. According to Allegra World Coffee Portal’s definitive report, Project Café2015 Ireland, the coffee-focused market has driven overall growth in the last 12 months. Physical […]

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Spotlight on the Nordic Countries

With a total area of almost 1.5 million miles² and an estimated population of more than 26 million, the Nordic countries are surprisingly vast. They’re also among the countries with the best macroeconomic performance, making them ideal for businesses looking to expand into these regions.

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