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UCC hails expanded coffee machine service package after £1.3m HQ refurb

UCC hails expanded coffee machine service package after £1.3m HQ refurb

UCC Coffee claims it is better equipped to maintain its coffee equipment estate across the UK following a £1.3m refurb of its Milton Keynes headquarters. The investment gives its greater capacity to remotely diagnose issues, carry out preventative maintenance and push the latest telemetry solutions. The company, which turns over £100m and employs 500 staff

Welbilt strikes £160m takeover deal to enter coffee equipment market through Crem

Global catering equipment giant Welbilt has agreed a $224m (£160m) deal to take over Crem International, signalling its entry into the hot beverage market and giving it a readymade portfolio of professional coffee machines to supply to its customers. Welbilt will acquire 100% of the shares of Avaj International Holding AB, which trades as Crem

WMF and Ripples distribution partnership “likely” to be extended to the UK

Ripples, the maker of a device that prints images on coffee and other foam-topped beverages, has secured a European sales distribution agreement with coffee machine giant WMF that is almost certain to be extended to the UK in the future. The deal announced today will see WMF offering the Ripple Maker alongside its automatic and

Star Pubs negotiates three-year fixed price agreement on coffee machines for licensees

Star Pubs & Bars is boosting the support it gives to licensees with a new buying department focused on securing great products and prices as well as sharing market insight and delivering category training. The team of nine will include category experts in soft drinks, wine and spirits as well as machines, beer and ale

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 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

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

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