With reports suggesting that the coffee industry is in ‘rude health’ the growing demand for high-quality coffee products has created an exciting market for both manufacturers and retailers alike. Andrew Dann talks to Barry Kither, Nick Birss and Guy Wilmot about the popularity of coffee within a range of industry sectors
The nation’s favourite coffee shop, Costa, opened its first food-led concept store, Costa Fresco, in London. The specially designed store environment, exclusive to Costa, features designated zones for relaxing and a new way of presenting freshly baked food. Specially trained staff will be on hand to advise, bake and serve
The oldest coffee company in Germany, J.J. Darboven Specialty Coffees, based in Hamburg, has devotees around the globe Founded in 1866 as a local provider of roasted coffee for German households, today J.J. Darboven has a strong national presence and includes 14 companies in nine European nations, mainly bordering Germany.