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Issue 89 - November 2018

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In this issue, we look at some café cocktail culture ideas, the infl uence of the street food scene and the cold brew trend. In the run up to the festive season, we also offer some ‘maximising margins’ advice.

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How to Start & Run a Coffee Bar Volume 3

When we set out to provide a comprehensive compendium of advice article three years ago we were confident there was a high demand for assistance.

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Issue 88 - September 2018

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In this issue, we look ahead to this month’s lunch! show (taking place at ExCel, London) and October’s Caffè Culture (taking place at the Business Design Centre, London).

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Issue 87 - August 2018

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In this issue, we indulge in what for many is the main reason they visit a café or coffee shop in the first place – namely, its ice cream, sweet treats and desserts menu. We also consider the changing nature of snacks.

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Issue 86 - June 2018

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There’s a free from and ‘alternative’ theme to this issue, with our features covering the importance of offering food that increasingly reflects the changing dietary requirements of consumers (namely, the demand for milk alternatives and other ‘free from’ foods such as vegan and gluten-free options).

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Issue 85 - April 2018

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In this issue, we preview this month’s very popular London Coffee Festival and our features showcase some espresso machines, as well as what coffee pods and capsules can offer. We also highlight how creative the tea sector is becoming.

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Issue 84 - February 2018

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The implications of a proposed ‘latte levy’, as well as what’s already being done by various innovative packaging companies is discussed in this issue. GDPR and the ‘sugar tax’ are also covered.

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Issue 83 - November 2017

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With the festive season drawing close, we take our customary look at some special food and beverages to enable outlets to capitalise on this lucrative time of year. Cakes and bakes, and the all-year popularity of ice cream also feature.

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Issue 82 - September 2017

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The highly popular lunch! show (21-22 September 2017, ExCel, London) is celebrating ten years, and the newly
re-launched Café Life Society will also be hosting the finals of its live challenges
at this event.

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Issue 81 - July 2017

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Summer is upon us, with cold drinks such as healthy juices and smoothies in demand, and also the focus of one of our features. Entries are coming in thick and fast for this year’s Café Life Awards – turn to page 16 to find out.

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Issue 80 - May 2017

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Café Culture has now been renamed Café Life magazine to complement the Café Society’s Café Life Awards and further reflect the fact that the growing coffee and coffee shop sector, and all that it embraces, can increasingly be found across all types of foodservice operation.

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Issue 79 - April 2017

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In this issue, we preview some of the events taking place at the London Coffee Festival, as well as highlight some of the companies in attendance. With the year already picking up speed, we encourage you to consider entering the Café Life Awards.

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Issue 78 - February 2017

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A number of stand-out cafés and coffee shop concepts are profiled in this issue as we turn our attention to design. We also look at milk, showcase some impressive automatic coffee machines, and provide a snapshot of some new launches.

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Issue 77 - November 2016

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As another innovative and successful café year draws to a close and embraces the festive season, we take our usual look at some special food and beverages to enable outlets to help their customers celebrate.

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Issue 76 - September 2016

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September’s eagerly anticipated lunch! show (21-22 September 2016, Business Design Centre, London), will be when the Café Society announce the winners of its Café Life Awards 2016 at a celebratory evening dinner to be held at the Lancaster London Hotel in Hyde Park.

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Issue 75 - July 2016

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The desire to indulge in café culture is broadening, as is café culture’s ability to embrace products traditionally associated with other hospitality sectors, if our profiles of a leisure park and the potential of craft beer are anything to go by!

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Issue 74 - May 2016

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This month sees the annual Caffè Culture Show taking place at Olympia in London (10 and 11 May 2016), and we look forward to meeting up with many of you at the Café Culture magazine stand (A93). It’s also time to give some serious thought to this year’s Café Life Awards.

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Issue 73 - April 2016

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In this issue, we take a closer look at some coffee shop essentials - training, water quality and packaging. As this month sees the hosting of the London Coffee Festival at the Old Truman Brewery, we also preview this event which will mark the launch of some new coffee machines.

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Issue 72 - February 2016

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In this issue, we look ahead to this month’s Coffee Leader Summit in London and the very popular London Coffee Festival.

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Issue 71 - November 2015

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Congratulations to all this year’s winners of the Café Life Awards. Our thanks go too, to all the sponsors, and all those who helped in the judging process across the country.

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