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Frugalpac introduces new recyclable cup

Frugalpac, the manufacturer of easily recyclable coffee cups, has introduced the Frugal Cup Linerless.

Espresso delivery

Costcutter Supermarkets Group category director, Mike Owen, believes coffee-to-go offers a great opportunity to drive basket sales across food-to-go throughout the day from breakfast to late night pit stops. "For some retailers food-to-go represents over 20% of sales, which clearly demonstrates the value of the category. Regardless of the time of day, there is always a demand for hot drinks and food-to-go.

Unilever relaunches 150-year-old tea brand Brooke Bond

Unilever is relaunching its Brooke Bond tea brand to celebrate its 150th anniversary.

Choose your brews

Paul Maxwell, marketing manager UK at Aryzta Food Solutions, says his company's partnership with Seattle's Best Coffee provides forecourt retailers with a range of self-serve solutions that delivers both "great-tasting hot drinks and a great customer experience".

Coffee's steaming ahead

You can't drive anywhere nowadays without seeing a giant Costa coffee cup standing outside a store. The brand's popularity seems to know no bounds as earlier this year Costa was named the 'Nation's Favourite Coffee Shop Brand' for the eighth year in a row. And according to Allegra, the firm behind the survey, this eighth win saw Costa galloping even further ahead of its rivals. As Forecourt Trader went to press, it was announced that Coca-Cola was buying Costa from Whitbread, so it will be interesting to see what plans the global soft drinks giant has for the firm.

Applegreen switches to full recyclable coffee cups

Top 50 Indie Applegreen has reinforced its environmental credentials by switching to using fully recyclable paper cups across its estate.

Applegreen switches to fully recyclable paper cup across estate

Top 50 Indie Applegreen has reinforced its environment credentials by switching to using a fully recyclable paper cup across its estate.

EasyCoffee secures backing for roll-out of 800 vending machines

EasyCoffee’s plan to roll out 800 vending machines nationally in the next year has been given a boost following a £10m investment by Stellar Asset Management.

Steam powered

Offering customers free coffee as 'bait' to get them onto your site is the way forward for the coffee-to-go market. That's the view of Jason McNally, chief executive of Simply Coffee.

EasyCoffee's PFS push

EasyCoffee is keen to push its coffee offer to forecourt retailers following a successful pilot stage and eight store openings across the UK. The company's CEO and co-founder Nathan Lowry said there had been considerable interest from potential franchisees, with the brand planning to open another 200 coffee shops in the next three years and having secured development partnerships with seven franchisees that have committed to delivering 50% of these.

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North East129.5562.90137.10125.31
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Yorkshire & Humber130.02139.47126.29

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