MOSCOW – With Italian gourmet store Eataly opening its doors for the first time in Russia on May 25th in Moscow, authentic Italian quality coffee is now available for visitors to experience at Lavazza’s new café. Eataly is the world’s largest marketplace for Italian gourmet food and wine, offering high quality products and specialties.
TURIN – The Lavazza Group today announced the purchase of a significant equity stake in Kicking Horse Coffee, Ltd. from the private-equity fund Swander Pace Capital, who had originally acquired the investment in 2012 in partnership with Jefferson Capital and United Natural Foods.
MILAN – If there’s one product taking the world by storm right now it’s coffee. And its characteristic aroma has clearly worked its magic, because the world has now woken up, as it were, to the fact that origins and crus are as important for the Coffea bean as they are for wine and olive oil.
SEOUL, South Korea – Starbucks Coffee Korea has been ordered to compensate a customer for providing only one free coffee after the consumer won an event that originally promised a free drink every day for a year, the plaintiff’s lawyer said Wednesday. The customer, surnamed Ko, filed the case with the Seoul Central District Court ...
PHILADELPHIA, U.S. – La Colombe's Draft Latte announced its growth into 25,000 points of distribution to coincide with the start of cold coffee season. The explosive rise has made La Colombe a breakout brand in the $3 billion ready-to-drink coffee category 1. And, with plans to introduce multiple new Draft Latte varieties this year.
LONDON, UK – Aldi has come up trumps again. A Which? taste test of coffee pods has named Aldi's Ristretto Alcafe coffee pods as a Which? Best Buy. The pods are compatible with a Nespresso coffee machine, and answer the age old question of how to get a Nespresso coffee for less.
EBINA, Japan – Segafredo Zanetti announces its most recent opening in Japan in cooperation with Sankou Musen Co. Ltd. Segafredo Zanetti Espresso is now in Ebina, one of the main cities of Kanagawa prefecture – not far from Tokyo. The new coffee shop is located within the huge Ebina Vinawalk Mall, hosting 130 shops in 36.000 sqm.
LONDON – There were hard lessons to be learned from the failures of Crystal Pepsi, Zima, and other casualties of the clear-beverage fad of the 1990s. But what if a see-through coffee was more than a novelty? What if it provided an actual, tangible benefit? We’ll shortly find out.
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea – A firm from Papua New Guinea plans to tap into the Chinese coffee market by the end of this year by selling its brand of specialty coffee. Duffy Coffee Roasters founder, Travers Chue, announced that after years of planning they are ready to take “Duffy Specialty Coffee’ overseas.
CHICAGO, U.S. – Lavazza returns to the National Restaurant Association (NRA) this weekend to showcase an array of single origin and blended coffees specifically crafted for restaurant and hotel trade partners. The towering Lavazza experience, available from May 20 – 23, spans nearly 300 square meters in size and will be located at the entrance of ...