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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

September 28, 2018

How Can We Help Consumers Understand Flavour Notes?

We’ve all seen the confused customer in the coffee shop: they frown at the menu, head tilted to one side. The thing that’s confusing these...

September 6, 2018

What Are The Benefits of a Coffee Shop Association?

Running a coffee shop isn’t easy work. Expensive supplies, strong competition, a saturated market, limited brand awareness… café owners face many challenges. Could a coffee...

August 31, 2018

Discovering The History of The Espresso Machine at MUMAC, Italy

Is there anything more recognizably Italian than an espresso? Last month, I boarded a plane with one mission in mind: to learn more about the...

August 6, 2018

Café Owners, How to Diversify Your Offerings & Increase Profits

How many coffee shops can sell just coffee and remain profitable? Not many. For most café owners, diversifying your menu is the key to increased...

July 27, 2018

Why Trade Shows Are Great Opportunities for Coffee Education

Trade shows are a marketing investment, a networking opportunity, a place where contracts are signed and deals made – but that’s not all. They also...

June 29, 2018

How Can Water Flow Rate Help You Pull Better Espresso Shots?

Have you ever struggled to keep your espresso extraction time consistent? Perhaps you’ve checked the machine to confirm the pressure and temperature are steady. You’re...

June 28, 2018

How Cafés Can Blend Quality, Efficiency, & Customer Service

Handling never-ending lines of people waiting anxiously for their coffees? Taking complex and extensive drink orders while trying to maintain quality? Serving curious customers new...

June 21, 2018

What Café Owners & Baristas Need to Know About Water Quality

Great coffee beans: check. Great equipment: check. Great recipe: check. So why doesn’t your brewed coffee taste great? It could be the water. Water makes...

June 1, 2018

Why Taiwan’s High Mountain Oolong Tea Is Brewing Up a Storm

Walk down a Taiwanese street, and it won’t take you long to notice the tea shops. You’ll see teenagers slurping boba or bubble tea –...

May 31, 2018

Why Specialty Coffee Needs to Befriend The Capsule Consumer

The word “convenience” rarely comes to mind when you think of third wave coffee. “Origin,” “roast profile,” “extraction,” “sustainability” – these are the things you’re...

May 14, 2018

A Guide to Setting Up The Espresso Machine in Your New Café

Installing your new espresso machine isn’t as simple as just ordering it and plugging it in. In the years I’ve spent as a servicing dealer...

May 9, 2018

5 Digital Marketing Tools Coffee Professionals Should Use

In 2017, most US Americans checked their phones every 12 minutes. 10% of them did it every 4 minutes. If you want to communicate with...

May 3, 2018

3 Rules to Effective Digital Marketing for Coffee Professionals

The digital world is the easiest and most effective way to reach your potential customers. After all, 26% of US Americans report that they are...

April 27, 2018

How to Add A Roaster to Your Specialty Coffee Shop

So, you want to move from serving other companies’ coffees to roasting and brewing your own. It’s a great idea: it will help add your...

April 23, 2018

How Do You Design an Espresso Machine? Insights From 5 Manufacturers

The espresso machine: it’s probably the most important piece of equipment in any café or coffee shop. But it has much more of a role...

April 16, 2018

What You Should Know Before Expanding Your Coffee Roastery

So your small roastery is thriving, and you’re thinking about expanding. You’re in a good position to do so: you’re non-stop roasting, trying to meet...