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October 18, 2022

How can coffee shops expand into other international markets?

October 10, 2022

Why should the espresso machine be the centrepiece of your coffee shop?

September 21, 2022

Creating a signature blend for your coffee shop

September 8, 2022

How can coffee shops hire & retain long-term staff?

August 22, 2022

How can coffee shops reduce single-use cup waste? 

March 14, 2023

How can coffee shops make cold brew more profitable?

In coffee shops around the world, cold brew is one of the most popular beverages. According to Technavio, by 2027, the value of the global cold brew market will increase by almost US $440 million. If a coffee business owner wants to cater to a wide range of consumers, serving a variety of cold coffee drinks is essential. As part of this, there has been an increasing focus on preparing… read more

In coffee shops around the world, cold brew is one of the most popular beverages. According to Technavio, by 2027, the value of the global cold brew market will increase by almost US $440 million. If a coffee business owner… read more

January 16, 2020

How Cold Brew Captured The Millennial Market

Cold brew is a popular drink in many specialty coffee shops around the world. This is in large part thanks to demand from millennial coffee...

December 18, 2019

Managing Customer Expectations in Your Coffee Shop

To run a specialty coffee shop, you need an experienced and passionate team of staff members at your side. However, your success will depend on...

December 16, 2019

Barista vs Machine: The Role of High-Tech Coffee Shop Equipment

Try to imagine a coffee shop without a barista. Now try to imagine it without an espresso machine. Which seems the most improbable? Machines have...

December 3, 2019

How to Prepare Your Café For The Festive Season

December is a month packed with celebrations, including Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Las Posadas. It’s a busy time for businesses, and one that could benefit...

December 2, 2019

Managing Staff Shortages During Seasonal Peak Periods

During seasonal holidays, most coffee shops are inundated with customers. If you’re a coffee shop owner or manager, it can be one of the most...

November 13, 2019

How to Manage Staff Discipline in Your Café

People visit cafés for their coffee, but whether they’ll stay comes down to the service they’ll receive.  Having the right staff in your café is...

November 1, 2019

A Coffee Shop Owner’s Guide to Handling Food & Dairy Allergies

Everything from almond milk to nut brownies can trigger severe reactions in allergy sufferers. If your coffee shop isn’t prepared for this, it could lead...

September 20, 2019

How to Adjust Espresso Extraction & Create New Recipes

The extraction of your new single origin espresso is off: what do you do? Adjust the dose? Grind size? Water temperature? Or perhaps it’s about...

September 13, 2019

How to Create a Coffee Shop Food Menu That Minimises Waste

Specialty coffee may be at the heart of your café, but a good coffee shop also has a food menu that encourages customers to stay...

September 5, 2019

How Much Should You Pay Your Baristas?

Baristas are an essential part of the success or failure of your coffee shop, and their wages likely make up a large part of your...

August 21, 2019

How Long Should It Take You to Train Your Baristas?

The list of things you need to train your baristas on is long. There’s pulling espresso shots, steaming silky-smooth milk, pouring symmetrical latte art, preparing...

August 19, 2019

Planning For a Positive Work Culture in Your Coffee Shop

Demotivated employees, sloppy work, and resignations from your best team members: all things that can make a coffee shop unprofitable. And all of them can...

August 12, 2019

How to Make Your Coffee Shop More Accessible

What do you think about when you enter a coffee shop? Do you have to consider whether you can easily move around the space? Perhaps...

August 2, 2019

How Much & Why Do You Tip Your Barista?

Depending on where you are and where you’re from, tipping can be something that you don’t think twice about or a slightly awkward and confusing...

July 25, 2019

Pura Vida: A Specialty Coffee Cocktail Recipe

This cocktail was the winner of the BARista Night Cold Brew Cocktail Throw Down, which was held at Grato in West Palm Beach in 2017....

July 24, 2019

Tips to Improve Financial Efficiency in Your Coffee Shop

Does your café have excellent coffee? Great baristas? Is it a welcoming space where people like to meet? Managing a successful and efficient coffee shop...