Tag Archives: Coffee shops

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

Sainsbury’s trials coffee bar concept as it ramps up foodservice push

Sainsbury’s is branching into the coffee-to-go market by trialling a new coffee bar at the front of six of its supermarkets.  The bars, called ‘1869 Coffee’ in reference to the year that Sainsbury’s opened its first shop, enable customers to order Sainsbury’s Own Brand coffees and teas, as well as pastries and cakes. Hot paninis will

Chain deploys equipment to print customer selfies on coffee

A London-based chain of tea rooms has become the first in the UK and Europe to offer what it is dubbing the “Selfieccino”, a cappuccino with the customer’s selfie printed on it using futuristic printing technology. The Tea Terrace, which owns three tea rooms at the House of Fraser department stores in London Oxford Street,

£43k wiped off the value of the average London restaurant this year

The value of a typical restaurant in London has plummeted by more than £43,000 during the past year following a ‘perfect storm’ engulfing the market, it has been claimed. The value of a restaurant in the capital was estimated at £140,000 in 2016, but that figure has now fallen to £97,000, according to online business transfer

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

£2m equity investment will fuel coffee chain’s plan to roll-out 30 more stores

A growing Northern Irish coffee shop chain with 16 sites has set out ambitious plans to more than double the size of its estate after securing a £2m equity investment from BGF, one of the UK’s most active investor in small and mid-sized companies. Bob & Berts, which is known for its distinctive style, quality offering and