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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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Nelson won’t let you down this Christmas

A major disaster for any café or bar is the dishwasher or glasswasher breaking down. With the lucrative Christmas period looming fast, this is the time to take stock of your machines and, if necessary, replace them.

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A Trade Association Re-Born

We’re delighted to announce that the Café Society is to be relaunched as The Café Life Association.

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On The Go Drinkers Want More Recycling Bins Not a Cup Charge

In a recent survey conducted by Kantar TNS just 17% of UK consumers of coffee on the go said they would be more inclined to recycle their cups if charged 5p.

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It's back - Vendex North - Bigger and better than ever!

Vendex North, the industry’s favourite vending show, is taking place on Tuesday 7 November at its usual iconic venue at Manchester United Stadium, Old Trafford.

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Get a taste for the next big thing…

Food Matters Live is fast becoming the best place to discover the latest products and innovation driving demand among health conscious consumers.

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Joint Technical Group Meeting - 12th October 2017

Hosted By

Bradgate Bakery 
5 Bennion Road, Beaumont Leys, Leics LE4 2AD

Date

Thursday 12th October 2017, 11.00am

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Count on Nelson for cool café counters

Nelson designs bespoke café counters for every budget and for every application – heated, chilled or ambient, drop in, mobile, stand alone, pick up & go as well as completely bespoke solutions.

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Café Society Assured Advice

The Cafe Life Association has agreed to take on a Statutory Primary Authority Role to represent its member and encourage consistent standards across the industry by providing Assured Advice on environmental health and trading standards issues.

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Nelson is a Sparkling Destination for Coffee Traveller

Behind the somewhat bohemian ambiance that emanates from Neil and Becks Vanstone’s Coffee Traveller café and mobile unit is a polished operation run by two very grounded and experienced professionals who, between them, have amassed many years in top end retail and customer service.

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