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A fully automated coffee break is now possible at Cologne/Bonn Airport

The ‘Robocup’ can make up to 120 drinks per hour. The highlight: cartridges with cocoa powder print a customised motif into the milk foam. This can be an aeroplane, one of 250 other motifs or - via the app - your own photo.

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COLOGNE, Germany – A fully automated coffee break is now possible at Cologne/Bonn Airport: there are now two robot baristas from ‘MyAppCafé’ in Terminal 2. Orders can be placed via an app or directly at one of the two robot-controlled coffee machines.

The selection of beverages in four cup sizes includes coffee and cocoa specialities as classic hot drinks as well as iced coffee, i.e. iced refreshments.Payment is made cashless on the device or via the MyAppCafé app.

The robot baristas prepares up to four drinks at the same time. It takes around two minutes to prepare a coffee.

The ‘Robocup’ can make up to 120 drinks per hour. The highlight: cartridges with cocoa powder print a customised motif into the milk foam. This can be an aeroplane, one of 250 other motifs or – via the app – your own photo.

“The concept made in Germany, with high-quality organic Fairtrade coffee from a German roastery, convinced us because of the quality on offer. It complements the existing restaurant and catering offerings in the terminals very well.

We also like the playful effect with personalised pictures on the coffee. We assume that this innovative concept will also be well received by travellers,’ says Frigga Finkentey, Retail Manager at Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH.

The robot barista is a brand new arrival at Cologne/Bonn Airport; the nearest vending machine of its kind is located 300 kilometres away in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg.

Drinks are served in disposable paper cups and cost between 3.49 and 5.99 euros, depending on the coffee selected and its size. Extras such as soya milk or syrup in the flavours caramel, vanilla, chai tea or, depending on the season, coconut, marshmallow, peppermint or pumpkin are also available for an extra charge.

One vending machine is located centrally in the publicly accessible part of Terminal 2 directly under the new green plant wall on the departures level, the other at baggage reclaim.

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