The Future of Starbucks Has Been Revealed: Welcome to the New Reserve Store!
On the ground floor of Starbucks’ headquarters in Seattle, Washington you can find the chain’s first Reserve store!... SEE MORE
A Robot Barista Has Been Hired in Tokyo!
The Henna Cafe in Tokyo has got itself a new employee! A robot named Sawyer has been brought into the cafe in order to increase efficiency and entertain customers… and apparently,... SEE MORE
Newly launched: A Hot’n’Cold drinks dispenser!
Using the interactive touchscreen you can regulate drink temperature, modify drink strength and set serving size for cups, glasses or jugs. Real-time operational status is easy to view as is available... SEE MORE
Dunkin Donuts Have Upgraded Their Look for 2018!
Dunkin’ Donuts has opened up a new store in Massachusetts. Inside this 2,200 square foot store you will be welcomed with a more contemporary design alongside some new-age technology!... SEE MORE
Costa Coffee promises to ban plastic straws
Costa’s UK Managing Director, Jason Cotta, said of the move: ''We will launch a non-plastic alternative straw this year as part of an on-going review into all our packaging and takeaway... SEE MORE
Food-to-go giants pledge to cut sugar levels
The code, designed by a working group from all participating companies, has been reviewed by the British Nutrition Foundation, and concerns a series of commitments centred on cutting sugar and responsible... SEE MORE
Mastering The Art Of In-Store Music
We talk to Monta Grinina, Background Music Manager at I Like Music to find out more about what music can do for you, your employees and your business.... SEE MORE
How over-engineering saves the environment
Every day millions of cups are being used and thrown away afterwards. The way they are made it is not possible to recycle them, creating a pile of billions of cups... SEE MORE
How much do you know about your customers?
At times we all want to find our most loyal clients and be able to reward them or distinguish them from our usual clients and a beautifully produced card can answer... SEE MORE
NEW DIAMANT | Smarter, stronger, better
Our beautifully crafted and yet strongest Expobar machine has been renovated to produce an unmatched espresso experience. ... SEE MORE
Never use a cloth again!
A new novel, portable ultrasonic universal cleaner developed by Wirral business man, Jonathan Quinn and his team at Hygienic Innovations Ltd has leapt to life through a swift four months of... SEE MORE
Cafe Trials Robotic Barister
Technology for coffee shops all around the world are accelerating full force ahead, with no sign of stopping any time soon. A café in Melbourne, Australia, are currently testing a completely... SEE MORE
BIOPAC’S STATEMENT ON PLASTICS AND OCEAN WASTE
Biopac offers their thoughts on the ongoing issues with disposables and plastics. ... SEE MORE
The Five Coffee Innovations to Look Out for in 2018
Now International Coffee Day has been and gone, let’s take a quick look at the latest coffee innovations set to revolutionise the future of the coffee industry. ... SEE MORE
Coffee Giant to Give Customers a Taste of AR
American coffee company Starbucks has added augmented reality to its largest coffee shop in Shanghai, China. ... SEE MORE
London Coffee Chain Target Airports and Train Stations
Grind have announced they’ve signed an exclusive new agreement with SSP, in order to build Grind cafés and bars in airports and train stations throughout the UK and Europe. ... SEE MORE
Top Tips for QSR’s looking to purchase environmentally friendly packaging
Don’t forget when sourcing packaging that any benefits to the environment are also joined by a public appetite for eco-conscious, caring packaging and practices. Multiple studies have shown that consumers actively... SEE MORE
How About Breakfast at Tiffany’s?
Ever dreamed of having breakfast at Tiffany’s? Well now you can! Shoppers on Fifth Avenue can enjoy breakfast and lunch at the famous New York City jewellery store, popularised by the... SEE MORE
A micro-roasting revolution
U-Roast is an innovative company, which believe that the freshest coffee should be readily available on the market to everyone.... SEE MORE
Open Ear partners with Shazam to allow customers to take away music playlists in venues
Open Ear, a leading music agency for brands, has partnered with Shazam, one of the world’s most popular apps, to give customers the power to take home playlists from their favourite... SEE MORE
Coffee Beans to Power Buses in the Capital
A new biofuel scheme is now using waste coffee grounds to help provide power to some of London’s buses. ... SEE MORE
Futuristic Coffee Mug Hits The Market
L.A.-based startup Ember has released a new coffee cup that allows users to control the temperature of their hot drink using their smart phone. ... SEE MORE
When an Interest Becomes a Calling
We interviewed one of our students who has been taking a series of accredited classes with The Art of Coffee. Here is Ahmed’s testimony of how coffee birthed a passion to... SEE MORE
Bakeries are Joining the Starbucks Brand
The first high-end bakery will be opened by Starbucks in their Starbucks Reserve Roastery establishment in Seattle. Bakeries will also open in Shanghai, then Milan, New York, Tokyo and Chicago. ... SEE MORE
The Cash-Free Coffee Shop in the Heart of Belfast
A coffee shop located in Belfast has transformed into a cash-free zone; meaning it only accepts payments from bank cards and banking apps. The new city centre cafe called Kaffe-O’s is... SEE MORE
Wetherspoons Introduce Self-Service Coffee Machines
Free refills on all sorts of coffees are now available in Wetherspoons pubs across the country, as they have now installed self-service coffee machines. ... SEE MORE
COFFEE OVER THE AIR
How a Berlin company is bringing coffee to the 21st century with their Roast-Grind-Brew Coffee Maker... SEE MORE
Build your business by increasing your customer’s loyalty
Onify, the customer loyalty app gives independent retailers access to the big budget marketing and customer insight tools normally only accessible to large corporate companies.... SEE MORE
Liquidline Makes Coolest Coffee Trend Available to Businesses
For businesses looking to other something different to a regular iced coffee for their customers,... SEE MORE
A different perspective of Bar equipment
We are happy being a part of the Coffee shop innovation business exhibition and conference in London, for the first time.... SEE MORE
We Make Ice Cream out of Sunshine!
We produce CO2-free premium ice cream using wind power, solar energy and 100% green electricity. Made in Germany with over 60 unique lactose free, vegan and gluten free varieties.... SEE MORE
The Photo Booth Your Venue Has Been Waiting For.
Data collection is boring, you know that. Here at Plixal, we don’t think it should be. ... SEE MORE
Costa Opens UK's First 'Zero Energy' Coffee Shop
A environmentally-friendly building design and packed with innovative energy saving tech, Costa's Eco Pod is the UK's first ‘zero energy’ coffee shop.... SEE MORE
What's Next For NFC?
From a restaurant owner's perspective, NFC opens the way to a number of benefits, including reduced waiting times for customers, simplified transactions, improved customer analytics, and enhancing the ability to make... SEE MORE
Starbucks Reveal Their Six Big Plans for 2017
With Starbuck's CEO Howard Schultz revealing plans to add 12,000 locations by 2021, the company are strengthening their positions for the 'long game' by increasing its 25,000 global locations. ... SEE MORE
Cyber Criminals Turn Attention Towards the Hospitality Sector
The hospitality sector has been told to be on high alert against a potential cyber attack from a sophisticated crime group targeting hotels, bars, and restaurants. ... SEE MORE
FIRST SELF BUILD APP SOFTWARE LAUNCHED FOR THE HOSPITALITY SECTOR
Concerned your guest information book is out dated? Looking for a cool way to give your guests recommendations? Criton, the new app building software is for you!... SEE MORE
Coffee Cup Recycling – Biopac’s Solution
That’s where Biopac comes in. Founded in 2002, in response to consumer interest on this topic, Biopac was the first UK company to bring compostable disposables to the market. Fourteen years... SEE MORE