• easyCoffee looks to the future

    By Vending International on April 17, 2018
    Following a successful pilot stage and eight store openings across the UK, easyCoffee is looking to raise a further £3 million to support its continued growth in the coffee shop and vending sectors. Part of the easyGroup family of brands, easyCoffee offers beans-to-cup fairtrade coffee of its own speciality blend at its coffee stores and vending machines nationally. The brand […]
  • Tea lovers treat

    By Vending International on April 11, 2018
    The dedicated tea festival, National Tea Day, will be held on April 21 – 22 at Chiswich House and Gardens. With some celebrities in attendance, the day will include a busy agenda of tea-related events. Some of the highlights include: Tea ‘n’ Treat Village – An village of treats, snacks, bakes and cakes. Celebrity cake maker Mitch Turner MBE will be […]
  • Red Dot award for Animo

    By Vending International on April 11, 2018
    After winning the iF Design Award for its OptiBean Touch machine, Animo’s new ComBi-line has won the Red Dot Award for its high quality and design features. Over several days 40 experts evaluated over 6,300 products from some 59 participating countries. Reinder Schortinghuis, managing director of Animo said: “Good taste isn’t just about coffee. The design of our products plays […]
  • Nestlé launches nitrogen infused coffee product in UK

    By Vending International on March 22, 2018
    Nestlé is launching a new product for coffee fans in the UK and Ireland. Nescafé Azera Nitro is a coffee drink infused with nitrogen for a smoother taste. It will be available in Americano or Latte flavours. Upon opening a can of chilled Nescafé Azera Nitro consumers will be treated to the sound that occurs as the nitrogen is released. […]
  • European Coffee Expo in London

    By Vending International on March 15, 2018
    European Coffee Expo, the speciality, trade-only coffee event dedicated to the business of coffee, tea, soft drinks and related products will take place at London’s Olympia on May 22nd & 23rd 2018. The Expo has been created just the foodservice sector to help them maximise their success in serving coffee, tea, soft drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages as customers are […]
  • Barry Callebaut launches mint tea

    By Vending International on March 14, 2018
    Barry Callebaut Beverages has introduced the fresh taste of peppermint leaves to its Caprimo vending range with the launch of a new Caprimo Mint Tea. Expected to appeal to vending operators and consumers alike, the tea comes as a result of demand for the inclusion of varied hot beverage options into the mix. Head of sales for Barry Callebaut Beverages […]
  • Animo wins design award

    By Vending International on March 5, 2018
    Animo’s OptiBean Touch has won an iF design award. The OptiBean Touch won over the 63-member jury, made up of independent experts from all over the world, with its clean design lines and high-quality finish. Over 6,400 entries were received from companies in 54 countries. The main evaluation criteria are innovation and elaboration, functionality, aesthetics, responsibility and positioning. Animo’s newest […]
  • Digital destination for coffee lovers

    By Vending International on February 23, 2018
    Delightful Media has announced the launch of Caffeine Culture, a new social content channel on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Partnering with respected baristas and brands in the coffee business, Caffeine Culture offers fans the chance to discover video and imagery – showcasing the best of coffee culture from around the world, as well as highlighting the vitally important role that sustainability, […]
  • Taste for iced coffee grows

    By Vending International on February 23, 2018
    Global consumption of iced coffee has increased by nearly 20% over the past five years, reaching 5.5 billion litres in 2017 according to Zenith’s new ready-to-drink coffee innovation report. The market’s growth trajectory is expected to continue in the years to 2022 when it is forecast to exceed 6.6 billion litres. Increased consumption has been driven by rising health awareness and […]
  • Change in tea culture is brewing

    By Vending International on February 22, 2018
    The latest research from Mintel has revealed a new tea culture brewing in both hot and ready-to-drink tea, fuelling global and regional innovation activity according to new research from Mintel. Julia Buech, global food & drink analyst at Mintel says the RTD tea landscape is changing dramatically; having suffered for years from a ‘cheap’ and unhealthy image, the category is […]