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COFFEE EQUIPMENT DEBATE: Man v machine, is the barista dead?

COFFEE EQUIPMENT DEBATE: Man v machine, is the barista dead?

With Costa now operating 6,000 express vending machines across the UK and growing, and rising levels of automation bringing new-found capabilities to coffee delivery, the ‘man versus machine’ debate has never been greater. At the 2017 Caffe Culture Show, industry experts huddled to answer the question of whether the barista is dead. Emma Calder was

Investor appetite for bars and restaurants shows no sign of waning

If there were any doubts that private equity firms were reluctant to invest in the restaurant sector then 2014 banished those in spectacular fashion. BDO’s winter Bar & Restaurant Report provides a fascinating account of the major M&A activity that has altered landscape. Here, in its words, is a rundown of the moves that are

Induced Energy credits chef for catering equipment idea

UK-based Induced Energy is donating a percentage of sales on a new equipment line to a charity backed by the chef that came up with the idea. Hayden Groves, a former national chef of the year and executive chef at Baxter Storey approached the Northamptonshire manufacturer with a suggestion that it looks into producing a