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Maurizio Cimbali and Franco Panno, Gruppo Cimbali & Jason Prefontaine, Slayer

Cimbali swoops on espresso coffee machine manufacturer and eyes high-end growth

Cimbali swoops on espresso coffee machine manufacturer and eyes high-end growth

Gruppo Cimbali has bought a controlling stake in Slayer (Seattle Espresso Machine Co.), a US manufacturer of hand-crafted espresso coffee machines. The partnership is part of the Italian group’s growth strategy and it intends to use the move to consolidate its position in the growing specialty coffee segment. “The partnership with Slayer is part of

Caffeine demo coffee shop

Caffeine simplifies equipment specification with demo coffee shop

Coffee equipment specialist Caffeine Ltd has opened a demo coffee shop at its HQ so that operators can test out the latest range of machines in a live environment. The site contains an array of machines and will help operators get to grips with the different features available on today’s systems as well free training

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 26:  A barista at Sightglass Coffee makes a coffee drink on August 26, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Coffee shops across the country are being faced with the decision to raise retail coffee prices as wholesale coffee bean prices are surging. According to the International Coffee Organization, the daily average composite price of coffee beans has gone up nearly every day over the last 12 days.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Vianet bags huge deal to connect 7,000 coffee machines

Data provider Vianet has won a “significant” contract with a coffee equipment manufacturer that will see its services installed on around 7,000 machines worldwide. The company, which provides business insight through devices connected to its Internet of Things platform, said the global deal with the unnamed coffee equipment firm will be for an initial three-year

Old Trafford, 2. November 2017

Manchester United to equip Old Trafford with 200 fully automatic Melitta coffee machines

Manchester United FC is to take stock of more than 200 fully automatic Melitta coffee machines after announcing a multi-year partnership with the catering equipment brand. The value of the deal has not been disclosed but it will see the company become the Premier League club’s first Official Coffee Partner. Melitta, part of the family

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The new Pizza Hut restaurant at White Rose Centre, Leeds.

Pizza Hut’s deal with Ali Group supplier unlocks hidden sales potential

Pizza Hut has begun rolling out Rancilio coffee machines across its estate, including 50 restaurants to date, as it lays down the foundations to support what is a growing part of its overall offer. Significant investment has been poured into bringing the chain’s restaurants up to modern standards and although Pizza Hut has only opened

Caffeine Limited

‘Four-hour call-out’ is curse of coffee equipment service industry

Coffee machine specialist Caffeine Limited has unveiled a special maintenance package that aims to offer a practical alternative to the “unreasonable” four-hour call-out promised by many service firms, according to its managing director. Justin Stockwell said Caffeine’s initiative delivers a planned preventative maintenance contract backed by emergency call-out with the highest possible first-time fix rate.

Julius Meinl

3M devises new system to stop catering equipment scaling up

3M has launched a new range of water filtration solutions for the catering and hospitality industries, offering more capabilities and user control in its products than ever before. Among a host of other benefits, the ScaleGard Blend Series of cartridges and filter heads from 3M – now available in the UK and Ireland – reduces


Lack of juice dispenser innovation leads to equipment breakthrough

A commercial drinks supplier claims to have brought juice dispensers in line with technologically advanced coffee machines with the launch of a tech-heavy appliance aimed at the catering industry.   Liquidline insists its ‘Juicetouch’ will improve user experience and give the catering industry a more flexible, easy-to-manage juice dispenser courtesy of its sleek design, touchscreen

Matt Perger and Eversys

Coffee innovator throws his weight behind equipment brand

Champion barista and Barista Hustle founder, Matt Perger, is collaborating with Swiss coffee equipment company, Eversys, on its range of super automatic coffee machines. Perger, who has consistently challenged the industry’s perception of the quality and capability of super-automatic equipment, will work closely with Eversys to launch its new machine later this year. He will