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CDG expands Ale & Coffee House offering with new site

CDG expands Ale & Coffee House offering with new site

Casual Dining Group (CDG), has signed a concessions agreement with Ports of Jersey to open an Ale & Coffee House site on the island. The design plans for the new opening will see the creation of a restaurant and bar facility based on CDG’s existing Ale & Coffee House concepts. The new site will focus

SSP rolls out Ritazza coffee unit concept to Scotland after success at Euston

SSP, the operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, will be opening its first Ritazza coffee unit in Scotland at Glasgow Prestwick Airport. The coffee shop serves a range of hot and cold beverages from freshly brewed barista coffees and a range of English breakfast and herbal teas to refreshing iced lemonade. The

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First Tim Hortons shopping centre branch opens for business

Canadian coffee and bakery chain Tim Hortons has crossed the Atlantic to make its shopping centre debut in the UK as part of its international growth mission. The coffee chain, famed for its signature brewed coffee and food, has opened its latest restaurant at Silverburn shopping centre in Glasgow. Tim Hortons currently operates three sites,

Uniform kitchen set-up and specialist equipment powers for coffee chain’s growth

There are few sectors in the foodservice industry as competitive as the coffee shop segment. On average there are 24 new sites opening every week and there are expected to be around 30,000 outlets operating by 2025. Nevertheless, the market is set to hit £4.3 billion in five years and the opportunities for new businesses

Tim Hortons says it must be disciplined in its UK expansion

Tim Hortons, the popular Canadian coffee chain which recently opened its first UK site in Glasgow, has said that it will need to work through a number of challenges before it publically launches any large-scale opening campaign. The brand, which has around 4,500 sites worldwide, is conscious that it must test the UK market and tweak

Harris + Hoole eyes first new central London store in 18 months

Five-year-old coffee chain Harris + Hoole is readying for central London expansion three years on from wave of closures off the back of Tesco partnership fallout. The brand, which is now part of the Caffe Nero Group, is preparing to launch a central London store following the opening of a Tesco-based site in Kensington in

Business boom sees coffee chain rack up 40th site and counting

Fast-growing food and coffee shop chain Soho Coffee Co.’s has opened its 40th venue in what is proving to be a landmark year for the chain. The newly-opened London store is the brand’s ninth launch this year and comes as it strengthens its presence in the capital. The brand has opened outlets in Cheltenham and Birmingham in