After its explosion a few years ago, the market for coffee shops is still expanding and consumers show no sign of shaking their caffeine obsession. Operators need to continually be on the hunt for the best equipment for grinding, roasting and pouring the ultimate cup of Joe to stay on top in an unforgivably competitive sector. Caffè Culture is designed to provide operators with a platform to get hands-on with market-leading coffee kit and all the equipment necessary for running a prime business. As the UK’s only B2B coffee event, operators from around the country are set to flock to Kensington Olympia, London, this month in search of the best food and beverage equipment that the industry has to offer.
Gleaming warewashing championed by Nelson
Nelson will highlight its kitchen and counter design and installation services, as well as showcase its latest, high-performing, energy-saving Advantage warewashers.
Frima targets cafés with compact countertop cooking
Frima will be explaining just how quick and easy it is to cook a variety of dishes with the latest hi-tech multifunctional cooking technology. Frima’s VarioCooking Center can boil, fry, deep fry and confit, replacing griddles, kettles, bratt pans, large pots and fryers. Alongside all its cooking processes it can also slow cook overnight and fast cook under pressure. Frima’s latest VarioCooking Center is the 112L, a twin-pan unit, each with a capacity of 25 litres. Like the recently launched 112T, the 112L is a countertop model that can easily be installed on the work bench, on a stand or elsewhere. The 112L’s two pans offer maximum flexibility. The 50-litre capacity provides sufficient frying surface and boiling capacity even at peak times. The height of the pan base is ergonomically designed to make it easy for chefs to work with, which is an important benefit compared to tilting pans or other multifunctional appliances, the manufacturer explains.
Meiko ups game with online platform
For Meiko, the new generation of café, bar and restaurant owners wants to buy and receive their catering equipment quickly with the convenience of an online store, but they still desire the back-up of a professional partner, not just a supplier of boxes.
Nisbets brings juicy offering to 2017 show
Santos is set to unveil the latest addition to its range of juicers at this year’s Caffé Culture Show on Nisbets’ stand. The Santos Cold Press Juicer is designed to offer the ideal solution for juice bars and cafés looking to offer fresh, cold pressed juices on demand in full view of the customer.
Lincat to highlight latest FilterFlow water boilers
Lincat will showcase four of its latest generation FilterFlow models at stand F70 at the Caffè Culture Show. Lincat made a hefty impact on the water boiler market when it introduced the FilterFlow range of automatic water boilers with built-in filtration in 2008.
Rational shows that less is more
On stand B1, visitors will experience the smallest Rational unit of all time, the SelfCookingCenter XS in unit size 6 x 2/3 GN. The model offers full Rational power and intelligence despite its minimal dimensions of just 555mm deep, 655mm wide and 567mm high. Rational expert chefs will be on hand to demonstrate how easy it is to prepare different meal occasions with the new generation SelfCookingCenter XS model combi-duo, including grilled breakfast, grab-and-go items, and sweet and savoury baked goods such as pastrami and tomato mini croissants. The chefs will also be preparing light meals, including quinoa, kale, babaganoush and smoked mackerel.
The Good Till Co.
The Good Till Co. provides iPad-based POS systems that are designed to give small independent businesses access to the kind of data and business intelligence that used to only be available to major chains and retail giants. The Good Till Co. system is targeted specifically at coffee shops. It is fully customisable, with intuitive software to manage tables, orders, stock and staff, as well as take payments quickly and easily. The firm will be exhibiting on stand E50.