HOT BEVERAGES

  • FLAVIA Creation 600 may be a landmark event in the story of OCS

    By Vending International on April 1, 2021
    If you’re in the market to purchase coffee machines or in the business of supplying to your customers, particularly Flavia machines, the chances are you’ll know Ralph Francis, the man responsible for looking after Lavazza Professional’s distributors. Amongst his colleagues, Ralph is known as ‘Mr. Flavia’. Get him talking on his favourite subject and you’ll encounter his extraordinary evangelistic zeal: […]
  • Lavazza reaffirms commitment to sustainability

    By Vending International on March 29, 2021
    Lavazza has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainable production and coffee farmer welfare with the relaunch of its premium range of sustainable, quality blends for coffee professionals, La Reserva de ¡Tierra!. Every blend within Lavazza’s range contains coffees from communities involved in social responsibility projects – promoted and managed by The Lavazza Foundation – which are then carefully selected and gently […]
  • Rhea Vendors wins award at Russian trade fair

    By Vending International on March 26, 2021
    For the second year in a row, Rhea Vendors has won the Vending & Automated Services Award (VASA) which celebrates the most innovative products in the Vending sector. Rhea Vendors’ Fresh Milk Machine was judged the best technological solution in the Technical Device category. The prize was awarded by an international jury, including the European Vending Association, at VendExpo, the […]
  • Evoca UK teams up with Beverage Standards Association

    By Vending International on March 4, 2021
    Evoca UK has announced a partnership with the Beverage Standards Association. The association works to support the out-of-home refreshment sector and together with EVOCA will aim to help the industry recover from some of the most challenging times it has ever experienced. As a leading manufacturer of coffee machines for the out-of-home coffee sector, Evoca UK is able to support […]
  • Midlands businesses partner to offer vegan-friendly coffee

    By Vending International on February 5, 2021
    Midlands businesses So Pure Beverage Technology and independent vegan eatery, Land Restaurant have joined forces as research shows coffee drinkers choosing plant-based milk is on the rise. So Pure’s Barista Piccolo tabletop coffee machine is now installed in the restaurant’s city-centre Great Western Arcade location, allowing Land Restaurant to deliver a new experience to its customers throughout 2021 and beyond […]
  • 3D printed coffee station made from waste

    By Vending International on January 25, 2021
    Swedish coffee group Löfbergs is collaborating with 3D print entrepreneur Sculptur to transform coffee production waste into brand new coffee stations. The collaboration is part of the Circular Coffee Community and the pursuit of the group’s ambition of zero coffee waste by 2030. The World’s first 3D printed waste-based coffee station is already in operation and more are underway. Imagine […]
  • Can drinking cocoa make you smarter?

    By Vending International on November 24, 2020
    A team at the University of Birmingham has found that people given a cocoa drink containing high levels of flavanols were able to complete certain cognitive tasks more efficiently than when drinking a non-flavanol enriched-drink. The study participants also underwent non-invasive brain imaging to measure blood oxygenation levels in the brain. Working with experts at the University of Illinois at […]
  • From Farm to Foam – Sustainably sourced semi-skimmed milk powder from Caprimo®

    By Vending International on October 27, 2020
    Barry Callebaut Beverages has launched a new semi-skimmed milk powder under the Caprimo® brand. The easy-to-use powder has an indulgent, creamy texture that delivers an outstanding, stable foam. With 1.5% fat for a superior taste of fresh milk, the spray dried milk powder has excellent machine functionality and dissolves easily in any hot beverage. Sales director Tracy Southwell comments:  “Closing […]
  • Break Fluid partners with Liquidline to distribute commercial coffee machines nationwide

    By Vending International on September 30, 2020
    Caffeine-based adventure sports brand Break Fluid has partnered with Liquidline to supply commercial coffee machines to retailers across the UK. The machines will be available to  purchase by independent shop owners and larger brands as a way to increase time spent in-store browsing  and customer satisfaction. Shop-owners can choose to gift customers a drink or can price the hot beverage […]
  • Ferrero is stirring up vending with Thorntons Luxury Hot Chocolate!

    By Vending International on September 25, 2020
    Ferrero Foodservice is raising the standard for hot chocolate out-of-home, with the launch of its new vending format. From table-top to self-serve machines, Thorntons Luxury Hot Chocolatewill instantly create a luxurious hot chocolate to complement your coffee offering. Made with Thorntons Chocolate, and already containing milk powder, simply add water to Thorntons Luxury Hot Chocolate to instantly create a great […]