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Lavazza serves its eighth year at Wimbledon

Global coffee company, Lavazza, has returned to this year’s Grand Slam tournament as the official coffee of the Championships, Wimbledon. The partnership, now in its eighth year running, has gone from strength to strength since that time and will continue through to 2019. 

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#Pastraw - Say Goodbye to Plastic Straws

The Italian food-to-go brand, Coco di Mama, have launched the #Pastraw, an innovative and eco-friendly solution to single-use plastic straw waste.

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Guidance on the preparation of frozen vegetables

Precautionary advice on cooking frozen vegetables following Europe-wide listeriosis outbreak. UPDATED 06/07/2018

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IBC launches profit boosting Simply Summer Favourites

The Italian Beverage Company (IBC) has launched ‘Simply Summer Favourites’, a new marketing campaign aimed at helping café operators maximise profits whilst delivering on trend drinks through the peak summer sales season.

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News Update - European Coffee Expo

La Cimbali, exhibitor and exclusive sponsor of the VIP Lounge at the inaugural European Coffee Expo, has revealed details of the premium artisan coffees it has chosen for next week’s show to highlight the consistent in cup quality that is achievable with its most technically advanced professional machines.

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Fracino founder in final line up for lifetime achievement award

Fracino founder Frank Maxwell - who has been instrumental in powering the espresso coffee machine manufacturer to a global brand - is up for a lifetime achievement award.

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IBC's new sugar free syrups: high on flavour, low on calories

The Italian Beverage Company’s new range of eight Simply sugar free flavoured syrups feed the current consumer trend for healthier options by offering superior taste and rich, authentic flavours but without the extra calories of added sugar.

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The IGD Eating Out Report

The IGD has launched a new report on the eating out sector which found that 31% of consumers would eat out more frequently if more healthy options were on offer.

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European Coffee Expo 2018 – IT’S COMING SOON!

In just under two months, EUROPEAN COFFEE EXPO will burst onto the scene here in the UK.

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Keep Britain Tidy and Costa Coffee come together to give the country a spring clean

Costa Coffee is gearing up for their biggest-ever litter-pick by teaming up with Keep Britain Tidy this month to support the Great British Spring Clean.

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Nelson to unveil new prototypes at Hotelympia 2018

As one of the longest established warewasher manufacturers in the UK, Nelson has remained at forefront of this sector through its unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction and the sheer quality and innovation of its machines.

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Bin It: Tackling Waste

Consumers and businesses are being prevented from recycling effectively by the lack of a cohesive approach to handing waste by local authorities and waste recyclers, according to work by the Cafe Life Association alongside the British Sandwich and Food to Go Association.

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Cafe Life Response to the Migration Advisory Committee

The Cafe Life Association has published it's response to the recent Migration Advisory Committee.

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Costa on Corrie

The news that a major brand is to open a coffee shop on the world-famous cobbles of Coronation Street has caused quite a stir. Quite apart from the commercial tie-up with the broadcaster the potential impact in the story-line for Roy’s Rolls has caused quite a stir. The fear being that a giant operator would squash the minnow and drive him out of business.

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Leathams: Virtually Refreshed

Leathams, the self-styled innovators in food, have just undertaken a complete refresh of their website and it’s a feast for the eye. 

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Coffee Machine Manufacturer Fracino announces Expansion

Birmingham coffee machine manufacturer Fracino will be increasing it’s award-winning team to 70 with 17 new appointments, including include engineering roles, service engineers, boiler manufacturers and assembly line operatives.

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MCA Food to Go Conference

The MCA Food to Go Conference addresses the fast-growing  food-to-go market. Capitalise on the business growth based on insight with an exclusive offer for Cafe Life members. The MCA food-to-go conference takes place on 7th February 2018 at Ham Yard Hotel, London.  

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Associations Welcome Home Affairs Report but…

Cafe Life Association together with The British Sandwich and Food to Go Association, and the Pizza Pasta & Italian Food Association  have welcomed the Home Affairs Committee’s report on immigration published 15 January 2018 which calls for much stronger co-ordination between immigration policy and the labour market, as well as open and honest debate on the issues.

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Manufacturer marks milestone in investment

Birmingham espresso and cappuccino coffee machine manufacturer, Fracino, has celebrated the expansion of its state-of-the-art showroom with an official launch by West Midlands Mayor, Andrew Street.

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National Business Award for Sustainability

English Tea Shop, an independent speciality and organic tea company, has won the Business Award for Sustainability at the National Business Awards.

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