Melitta Professional Coffee Solutions has secured a three-year contract to supply roast and ground coffee into Fresh Food Café and Restbite at Roadchef motorway service areas.

The coffee supplier has worked with Roadchef to ensure its team members complete a full coffee quality training programme a cornerstone of any Melitta partnership and has helped create an exclusive ’buy four get the fifth coffee free’ loyalty scheme.

Commenting on the new partnership, purchasing and logistics manager at Roadchef Motorway Stuart Glover, said: "As well as offering great tasting coffee, the team at Melitta showed great energy and enthusiasm to work with Roadchef. We were impressed by their support through the entire tender process from coffee sampling and their new product and service ideas through to the roll out across the estate."

Howard Lockwood, director of internal catering brands, added: "The Melitta team’s ongoing support will form an integral part of ensuring that we’re able to deliver top-quality coffee every time. We’re looking forward to working with Melitta and, based on what we’ve done so far, it should be an exciting journey, with lots of product development and opportunities to follow."