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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THE POLISH COFFEE MARKET: AN OVERVIEW

As the European Coffee Symposium travels to Warsaw, we put a spotlight on the Polish coffee shop market.

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Wellness Beverages

Wellness-focused customers are increasingly expecting healthier options in coffee shops, resulting in an ever-rising demand for the use of fresh fruit and vegetables, milk alternatives, and sugar-free ingredients in the production of beverages.

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Tomorrow’s trends: packaging

The European Coffee Symposium 2016 cups have been provided by Dart Products Europe, ‘your on-the-go food packaging manufacturer, supplier and resource.’ We interviewed Philippe Payras, Vice President of Sales for Dart, to discuss current and foreseeable trends in the industry. Here’s what he had to say.

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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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A leaner, greener approach to water

This autumn marks a key milestone on the long road to sustainability: in September, the US and China formally ratified the Paris Agreement, a pact that aims to limit climate change by reducing global greenhouse gas emissions. India, another major carbon emitter, followed suit on 2 October.

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An Interview with Boris Chlebec — Global Brand Ambassador for Britvic

We sat down with Global Brand Ambassador for Britvic, Boris Chlebec, to hear what he has to say about the ever-evolving marriage between syrup and coffee.

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Will Brexit Make Britons Give Up Drinking Coffee?

‘Speculation about the effects of Brexit on Britain’s economy reminds me of the comment by the famous Hollywood script-writer William Goldman when writing about what it takes to make a hit movie: “Nobody knows anything – Not one person in the entire motion picture field knows for certain what’s going to work’.” By Professor Paul Whiteley.

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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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