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EXCLUSIVE: JDE Professional focuses on product breadth to deliver value for operators

EXCLUSIVE: JDE Professional focuses on product breadth to deliver value for operators

Company behind the newly-launched L’Or Promesso premium quality espresso coffee machine has developed a range to fit the different needs of customers

UCC joins coffee equipment training elite after UK investment

UCC Coffee has received the prestigious Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Premier Campus training accreditation, one of only a handful of firms in the country to be awarded it.   Following a refurbishment to its training facilities earlier this year, the Milton Keynes-based COFFEEWORKS suite is now the sixth location to achieve Premier Campus status in

Nuova Simonelli unleashes the most advanced espresso machine it has ever designed

Nuova Simonelli has officially launched the Aurelia Wave, an espresso machine that it describes as the “most advanced” it has ever designed. Alongside its ergonomic design, the new machine utilises new technologies to give more control to baristas than ever before and stop problems before they happen. The Wave introduces a new milestone in extraction

FEM offers 25% discount on top-selling US blender to mark business milestone

Catering supplier FEM is set to mark its 25th anniversary as a business on July 4 by slashing 25% off the cost of one of its top-selling American-manufactured products. The promotion ties in with Independence Day, which is highly appropriate since FEM’s original USP was importing American-manufactured catering equipment – something that was largely unobtainable

Vitamix works with chains to find optimum beverage blend for paper straws

Vitamix has carried out a series of field tests with multi-site operators to determine the optimum blend consistency for use with paper straws. With the UK using more than 8.5 billion straws a year but many restaurants and food outlets now switching from plastic to paper for environmental reasons, the blender manufacturer was keen to

Maker of unique catering trolley looks to step up product’s commercialisation

Healthcare supplier Quality Hospital Solutions (QHS) is aiming to develop a commercial channel for a specialist beverage trolley it created in partnership with a North East hospital authority. The system was originally developed alongside Sunderland City Hospitals to provide an effective and practical solution to meet patient hydration needs. Since then, numerous hospital trusts have

Start-up slashes nitrobrew costs for caterers eager to exploit beverage megatrend

Start-up firm Hatfields London has capitalised on the nitro coffee megatrend with the release of its cost-effective NitroPress coffee dispenser. According to the coffee specialists, the nitro coffee megatrend has been growing in recent years, with major coffee chains, including Starbucks, continuing to expand their nitro coffee offering. While Hatfields London acknowledges that the trend


Coffee machine maker lifts the lid on its most advanced equipment yet

Swiss commercial coffee machine manufacturer Eversys has made steps towards bridging the gap between traditional and super-automatic machines with its most advanced system yet. The Cameo c’2 is designed to combine manual aspects and super-automatic technology with a new design and functionality to create consistently high-quality coffee. The machine also features a new touch-screen interface, designed for

‘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.

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