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Sodexo joins forces with Taylor St Baristas for unique food and coffee push

Sodexo has joined forces with specialty coffee provider Taylor St Baristas to launch a global quality coffee programme that puts baristas at the heart of itsoffer. As one of the most sophisticated coffee markets in the world, London has been chosen as the launch market for the partnership. The new exclusive partnership will see Sodexo

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

Compass rolls out Hydracs system across UK sites as it targets zero-scale position

Compass UK is aiming to improve water quality and safeguard the performance of its coffee equipment by rolling out a specialist filter cartridge management system across its UK business. The company is using the Hydracs system from its service partner, Hertfordshire-based Espresso Service, to give it complete transparency on sites that it operates across the

OPINION: How businesses in the coffee industry can capitalise on the growth of the socially-conscious consumer

The coffee industry must listen to their socially-conscious consumers – whose voice is growing ever louder, writes Andrew Knight, founder of Andronicas Coffee. The so-called ‘latte-levy’ has been causing a stir again, with commentators speculating that it could result in 11,000 job losses if brought into force. Cue mass hysteria and angry head shaking from

EXCLUSIVE: Compass aligns itself with the ‘best of the best’ to ensure equipment matches its market ambitions

Compass Group insists it is “playing with the best of the best” in commercial coffee equipment following a drive towards enhancing its coffee offering and the creation of its first ever Barista Academy. The caterer has made some significant strides in the sector by developing a range of coffee offers, including the launch of the

UCC hails expanded coffee machine service package after £1.3m HQ refurb

UCC Coffee claims it is better equipped to maintain its coffee equipment estate across the UK following a £1.3m refurb of its Milton Keynes headquarters. The investment gives its greater capacity to remotely diagnose issues, carry out preventative maintenance and push the latest telemetry solutions. The company, which turns over £100m and employs 500 staff

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

Third of Brits think milk’s the key to a perfect coffee as specialist milk frothing jug arrives in UK

Over a third of UK coffee drinkers consider milk a crucial component to the perfect cup of coffee, according to new research released today. The study, conducted by premium coffee roasters, Andronicas, revealed that 34% of coffee drinkers consider the type and volume of milk added as crucial to their perfect cup of coffee. Founder