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Makansutra Hawker in Manila: how long will it take before it sparks a debate? 
Singapore’s local food cultural company: Makansutra, has just opened a “Makansutra Hawker” in Manila. It offers five our local favourites such as Hokkien …

First official coffee day is on 1st October -by International Coffee Organisation  
1st October 2015 will be the first official International Coffee day! The announcement is made on 14th July by Roberio Oliveira Silva. The executive director …

Launch of Le Gateau Maison 
Le Gateau Maison literally means the cake house in French. According to its write out, it wants to recreate experience through food (in this case -Cake). …

$35 offer from Swenson's Singapore.  
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls.. This year we mark our Swensational 35 years in Singapore .... So "Here's $35 to Celebrate our 35th!!!"... Simply …

An easy way to find business in F&B (Food and beverage) industry? 
It doesn't matter if it is in Singapore or any other parts of the world, F&B (Food and beverage) business is very competitive. It is not easy to secure …

The world's first vending Crusader against the flu symtoms?  
You see many vending machines doing a lot of wonders these days … dispensing all sort of things one could imagine. It’s an unsung hero. A hero tall …

Shaw Theatres Free Pop Corn Promotion.  
FREE Popcorn set (worth $7.00) from Shaw Theatres** (Singapore) Terms and Conditions: Collect TWO x 1.5 L participating labels (Pepsi, Mug Rootbeer, …

How many people can you advert reach? An experiment on social media. 
I am based in Singapore, so if I would to do some marketing for F&B or coffee shops, it will usually involves flyers or posters. Although TV and Radio …

Is Starbucks "star" waning?  
Over the years, Starbucks has gone into instant coffee Via (alright, it is not instant coffee), it has build a single serve coffee machine Verismo and …

RealCup sold 25 million coffee, so where is their coffee shop?  
RealCup sold more than 25 million coffee, they do not have a coffee shop. They do not need to, as their products can be used on Keurig. RealCup using …

Laughing Man Coffee & Tea by Hugh Jackman 
Laughing Man worldwide is an organization started by Hugh Jackman where all the profits goes to helping the needy. Currently, the first business that …

Oncoffeemakers.com wishes all a Merry Christmas! 
Oncoffeemakers.com from Sunny Singapore wishes all (coffee lovers, tea lovers, Chocolate lovers or whatever you drink lovers) a Merry Christmas and a Happy …

Baristas is owned by Baristas Coffee Company!  
If they have the means, the next time you used Baristas on any of your promotional materials, you will be sued! This is because Baristas Coffee Company …

Nespresso loses a new battle, would it win this war? 
Fust an online retailer is allowed to sell compatible Nespresso capsules. This is a ruling by a commercial court in Lausanne after it had banned them is …

Coffee is good for the heart -drink to your heart content? 
Dr Labfranco D'Elia in his presentation to the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) for the European Meeting on Hypertension 2012 show his findings that …

It is very hard to find Nescafe Alegria in Singapore yet it manages to sell more than 200 machines! 
Nescafe Alegria was launched in Singapore early March, at the time of writing this article they have sold more than 200 Nescafe Alegria coffee machine! …

Do you agree with me -location doesn't work anymore? 
Asked anyone doing retail business and they would tell you that only three things matters "location, location, location". It is really? I am residing …

Can I have a Grande Apple juice from Starbucks? 
Starbucks is going to sell juice. To be exact, juice from a company known as Evolution juice. Prior to that, there are Starbucks house brand juice. …

Macdonald's and Starbucks are using the same formula. 
Do you know McCafe? Well, it started in Australia in 1993 and since been expanded worldwide by MacDonalds. What is interesting is places in Asia got to …

The damage is done on Nespresso 
Sure, Denner in Swiss was force to take down NExpod in June , but heard that it went back to Sales in August. Then, there are the ECC and L'OR …

My English is not good, is what Nespresso doing anti-competition?  
I am curious, not against Nespresso or any companies. I read that Saturn in Switzerland Vaud have taken all the Nespresso compatible capsules ( ECC ) from …

This cuppa might be coming from Australia soon! 
This is because they might have discovered a native wild coffee beans in Australia. Known by the scientific name of coffea brassii, identified by Dr Aaron …

Free coffee is a cheaper way to promote your coffee? 
How can free coffee be cheaper? To start with, the "free" would cost someone something right? True, the cost of the free coffee has to be absorbed …

Luigi Lavazza Spa gunning for a slice of a $3.5 billion market.  
And that is the single serve coffee market in Europe, dominate by one player -Nespresso. A bigger market than that in the $2 Billion US Market, the European …

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The danger of coffee vending machines?  
I am a advocate for vending machine (mainly because I used to sell them) largely because they served consistent coffee all the time. We all loves gourmet …

CBTL single serve beverage system by Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf  
What did I say -single serve coffee is the segment to be in if you are in the coffee business. And from Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf comes CBTL, their version …

It is not enough to just serve coffee, so they threw in some cats and plenty of peanuts!  
I have touched on this topic many times, the coffee shop business while lucrative, is very competitive -you can probably call it cut -throat. Even …

Nespresso new market is soaring!  
Folks that have been following my articles, would know that for the past one year, there are numerous articles on Nespresso, most of it about its expansion …

Be like the coffee beans -a story 
I tend to always post articles on how great this company fared or how much coffee was consumed. The fact is, coffee by itself has a life lesson that should …

Is this a real starbucks commercial? 
I chanced upon this advertisement and was surprised that it is a advertisement for starbucks. But the truth is, I am not sure if this is a commercial …

Macdonald's sells more coffee than Starbucks!! 
Okay, starbucks supporters nothing to worry about, this is only in UK. According to a research company NPD, MacDonald have sold more coffee, than Costa, …

Ethical Coffee Company, the David that challenges Goliath Nespresso is getting 21 help! 
Just some background for those that are not aware of this battle. Nespresso for the longest time operates a closed system, this means if you buy their …

Phew...we still can buy the most expensive coffee -kopi luwak. 
Folks, here is the good news -kopi luwak is not banned by Indonesia! The bad news is the price is the same!:) In my previous coffee maker news article …

B150 and B155 'yawn', just another 2 brewer from keurig?  
The keurig B150 and B155 has an interactive full color touch screen. This allows you to customize the temperature and brew to your liking. This full …

New RTD Iced Coffee From Wolfgang Puck 
Quite a few company is getting into the bandwagon of Iced Coffee. This niche was dominate by Nestle Nescafe iced coffee. Since late last year, we have …

Black and decker coffeemakers was recalled by Applica 
Was quite surprised when I heard that Applica Consumer products is recalling almost 10 000 china made black and decker coffeemakers. They cite the …

Free Starbucks Coffee On Earth Day 
The recent Earth Day was a successful one. There is an increasing number of people every year ever since the annual Earth Day started. Thus, there will …

$0.50 coffee at Dunkin Donuts 
This is a piece that is for the US market, Dunkin Dounts slashed the price of its 16 ounce iced coffee to just $0.50! This is to better the sales for …

After Nespresso, this could be Nestle best product -Nescafe Alegria! 
Nestle recently launched the Nescafe Alegria in Europe. This small coffee machine can serves the coffee needs for small and medium offices across Europe …

Nestle make a single serve machine for the babies!! 
Hoping to replicate the success of their Nespresso machine, Nestle launches babynes, a single serve machine that targets the baby! What -is Nestle not …

Would you pay S$40 000 for healthier food? 
Well, Croydon University in London just did that. NHS trust paid equivalent of S$40 000 to terminate a contract with Burger King. The hospital is being …

If it is so expensive -why do you still drink it?  
We, human is an interesting breed. We complained about a situation but we still go head on into it! Take cafe coffee for instance, the whole world is shouting …

Coasta Coffee Expresso Self Serve coming soon -so? 
Coast Coffee is one of UK bigger coffee chain and they are launching a new services known as the Coasta Expresso self-serve. A self-serve is a concept …

Nescafe is the first but I don't think they are very happy about it! 
Words has been going around in the coffee industry that Nescafe is the first to do a product placement since UK relaxed and allowed product placement on …

Starbucks lost to Au Bon pain (who is that?) 
Starbucks also lost to Dunkin Donuts, Tim Hortons and of course Au Bon Pain. Based in S.E Asia, I have not even heard of Au Bon Pain. But with this …

Bangkok cafe coming to Singapore: Bangkok Price? Not rated yet
Every year, a good amount of Singaporeans would fly over to our neighbouring countries to sample their cheap decedent treats. One of these said country …

Can we really have a clean diet, with the help of Tyson? Not rated yet
Leading meat processor company, Tyson Foods have just invested in Beyond Meat, a plant-based protein company that produces vegan patties. This news …

Coca-Cola HBC aims to save 40% of the Great Barrier Reef, by 2020!  Not rated yet
Coca-Cola HBC is aiming for a 40/40 by 2020. The use of 40% clean energy plus recovering 40% of the materials they used for marketing their goods to …

Can you Catch em' all? Not rated yet
Can you catch em’ all? Here is a look back at the “Can Pokemon Go or Augmented Reality uplift your revenue?” masterclass, by On Coffee Makers (OCM) on …

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Malay Chambers Association gathers for E-Commerce talk Not rated yet
On a Wednesday, 3 weeks back, September 21 2016, the Malay Chambers Association gathered for an E-commerce talk held at the Lifelong Learning Institute. …

Singaporeans will always queue for her (or it is him?) | Hello Kitty Cafe opens in Singapore Not rated yet
A few years back, Singaporeans queue for Hello Kitty Toys, now that Hello Kitty Cafe opens in here, of course the ritual must continue! Hello Kitty …

Starbucks Launches own emoji, it is a trivia news?  Not rated yet
This is probably trivia news to many business owners. Emojis, how is that going to help in my business. But take a look at the source of the article …

Coca Cola adding songs and lyrics to their bottles and cans -why? Not rated yet
With annual per capita soda consumption falling for 11th straight years, and 2015 was the 30 years lowest in terms of consumption. Coca Cola decided to …

Keurig's Vue -an innovation born out of necessity?  Not rated yet
Keurig Vue is a finalist for the Edison Award 2013, an award that is given to companies with innovative products. So, just how innovative is this Keurig …

Kickstart by Mountain Dew launched by Pepsi CO. can fit into so many categories Not rated yet
Kickstart is the best example of how innovative a marketeer can be. It is formulated to be a breakfast drink. It contains 5% fruit juice, so it qualifies …

Why Bialetti enters the single serve coffee machine market?  Not rated yet
Until the launch of Bialetti single serve coffee machine, the Mini Express, Bialetti's bread and butter product is its stove top espresso maker. …

How Jell-O is saving us from the Mayan Apocalypse?  Not rated yet
This is brilliant marketing from Jell-O! While the whole world is focused on the Mayan Apocalypse that will happens on 21-12-12, Jell-O is probably selling …

Would you want to pay more for your coffee?  Not rated yet
Transcend coffee wants to charge their customers more for their coffee. Transcend also believe that their customers is willing to pay more for their coffee …

Do people really like good coffee?  Not rated yet
A lot of people these days raved about single origin coffee and the many extraction method to get a real good cup of coffee. If this is the trend, …

For Star wars Fan: Nestle introduces Star Wars themed coffee machine! Not rated yet
Japan is launching 5000 pieces of Star Wars themed Barista coffee machine. You can choose the "dark side" and get a Darth Vader themed Barista coffee machine …

Nespresso launched the Hawaii Kona Special Reserve! Not rated yet
Nespresso just launched a new flavor and I must say this is a flavor that many coffee lovers will look forward to -Hawaii Kona! For those that has …

Gloria Jeans has a Single serve coffee machine!  Not rated yet
And this Gloria Jeans single serve coffee machine is going to be launched in 875 locations in Australia! In a joint venture (pardon me if I get the …

Oncoffeemakers.com's book is top 10 in Amazon Kindle! Not rated yet
Yes, at the time of writing, "Why your cafe is not making money volume 1" is in kindle top 10! Not too far from Mr Howard Schultz kindle book! I am …

Why your cafe is not making money is Amazon Best seller!  Not rated yet
Oncoffeemakers.com launched the first of its kindle series about marketing in the F&B industry on 16 October 2012. It is a write out about the competitiveness …

Kraft selling K-cups for Keurig?  Not rated yet
When I first hear the news that Kraft is selling K-cups for Keurig, I was shocked! Why is Kraft not promoting Tassimo but making Maxwell house and Gevalia …

Obama or Romney? No matter who you vote -7 eleven wins! Not rated yet
I will probably vote for Obama, and so I will be buying the red cup from 7 eleven. What about you? Actually, that is not important. What is important, …

Starbucks Verismo launched sold out in US, wonder what would happened if it launched in Singapore? Not rated yet
Why do I asked such a specific question? In Singapore? This is because, in Singapore, there is hardly any Keurig presence and I wonder if Starbucks …

Copy success, do what Starbucks is doing!  Not rated yet
Who sells alot of coffee? First, it would be Nescafe, and Starbucks is not far behind. So, if one wants to be successful in the coffee business, one should …

Here is a reason why Instant coffee is good! Not rated yet
For coffee snob, instant coffee sucks. Instant coffee have no taste and absolutely no style. But, how many "gourmet", handcrafted coffee goes to the space …

Nespresso Zenius coffee machine is all about business! Not rated yet
What is the most annoying thing about office coffee machine? Machine breakdown and no coffee! And that is why any office manager when getting a coffee …

With this you would never need to queue for coffee again! Not rated yet
You fumbled a text message, finish up your last email in your cubicle then walk towards your pantry to drink the coffee that you have make for yourself! …

Why we should not sell coffee... Not rated yet
According to a recent Havard Business Review article , it states that marketing could be dead! The 4 Ps that we commonly know, might not apply anymore. …

Coffee and Tea Business Report tells you to sell instant coffee!  Not rated yet
When I saw the latest “Hot Beverages (Coffee and Tea): A Global Strategic Business Report” announced by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., I immediately see …

Tassimo coffee machine strategy -places.  Not rated yet
It is very interesting to note the different companies strategies, Nespresso is very into branding and ABTL advertising, while Keurig and Tassimo seems …

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Tassimo fights back... Not rated yet
Tassimo used to be with Starbucks , but they split two years ago, and the latter moved on to developed a relationship with Keurig (GMCR). Tassimo …

Nestle is working very hard, another machine launched -Viaggi.  Not rated yet
Nestle Professional is launching another coffee machine named Viaggi that is manufactured by La Cimbali, an established Italian machine company. The …

Lifestyle -this is an important consideration while selling coffee. Not rated yet
What I am about to share would probably drew criticism from many coffee shop owners, and many might not agree with this article. But, I think whether …

Picture tells a thousand words and is worth 1 Billion dollars! Not rated yet
Folks, is your cafe or coffee shop using any images in their marketing? Most likely. You would have used images of delicious food in your menu, flyers …

Milestone for Specialty coffee in Singapore - SCAE Singapore Chapter launches Not rated yet
It is good to have a known body, the well respected Specialty Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE) to have a chapter in Singapore (just read a press release …

It is confirm -coffee can help you loss weight but you might not take it -why?  Not rated yet
It is true, taking coffee regularly can reduce your weight and it is deem as a good alternative to use for weight management. This is what the American …

"Location, location, location"?? Can your location double in traffic in 4 years? Not rated yet
If you are doing F&B retail, the location, location, location would be the evergreen wisdom that veterans have dispense to you. Well, in fact if you …

Have you tried using Pinterest in your F&B business? Not rated yet
Pinterest is the new social media darling. Word has it that it's growth rate is even faster than Facebook or twitter. And now, data analytic site Shareholic …

Can you trademark "Cafe" or "coffee shop"?  Not rated yet
I doubt you can trademark terms such as "cafe" or "coffee shop", and the IP office would probably not even entertained such submissions. But, in Indonesian, …

$157 000 menu -the power of a story.  Not rated yet
$157 00 is what a menu is going off at a auction soon. Nope, there is no food and the menu we are talking about is actually a very old piece of paper. …

Late is good -look at what Starbucks is doing.  Not rated yet
Starbucks is on the rise, everywhere and everything that they do prospers. Could it be because they are doing is slowly? While, they are early adopters …

The country that do not have a Starbucks Not rated yet
For folks that are reading this article, I am sure you know Starbucks, there is probably one near you and quite likely you have been to a Starbucks. …

The power of Branding -Starbucks in China Not rated yet
This power got people to spend more than 10 000 yuan on coffee annually and even if the daily income is 200 yuan, one would not think twice spending 30 …

How resilent is the coffee business? Even a flood can't dampen it! Not rated yet
Sara Lee has to shut down factories last year because of the Thailand flood. And that is considerable loss. But, even with that loss, its coffee and tea …

Single serve coffee machine growth from Korea Not rated yet
Single serve coffee machine is popular and already big in Korea (how many countries you know uses single serve brewer for their cafe?) and in my opinion, …

A new veteran single serve coffee player might be emerging... Not rated yet
That brand is Senseo, used to be jointly owned by Sara Lee and Philips. With the new agreement, Sara Lee Corp will fully own the Senseo brand and …

Coffee with a different name sells better? It is true? Not rated yet
Can someone tell me what is the difference between a cup of coffee from MacDonald versus their Mc Cafe daily coffee? Other than the difference of $2, …

Why we are in Coffee business! Not rated yet
If you are not yet in coffee business, you might be tempted to join after reading this. Consumerist.com recently showcase the Workonomix survey stating …

Trends to note for F&B industry for 2012.  Not rated yet
NPD (a renowned Food Service analyst company) recenly reported findings and trends to take note for US restaurant industry.Two items which I deem would …

Google plus might be a minus for your F&B/Coffee Business  Not rated yet
If you own a coffee or F&b business, then you would agree that marketing and promotion is key to generating more revenue for your products/services. …

Stars assisted in this cafe expansion... Not rated yet
Recently, I read an article about Caffe Bene in Korea expanding to 553 outlets in just three years. That is some fantastic growth and can probably be matched …

Would appearance change a consumer buying behavior? Not rated yet
Fres-co system USA Inc recently did a new packaging for BJ's wholesale club. They change the Berkley & Jensen can coffee to a flexible Fres bag. They …

So, how resilience is the coffee market? Not rated yet
This is the start of 2012 and we all know that Europe is probably the last place you would be thinking about operating a business -with consumer's confidence …

Why companies are banking on design?  Not rated yet
Yesterday, I was wondering the reach of Bunn Phase Brew with its Good Design award , and today I saw another article on Bodum BISTRO pour over coffee …

Would you actually buy a coffee machine because it looks good?  Not rated yet
Bunn Phase Brew HT won the Good Design award. Started in the 50's, it is a coveted award for products that feature some great design. This award came …

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Can you explain this? Maybe we were wrong about good coffee?  Not rated yet
Coffee drinkers know that instant coffee is not good coffee, and many of us would never associate Starbucks with the term good coffee. So, why it is …

The bigger coffee companies are the ones doing the smaller budget stuff! Not rated yet
When it comes to advertising on TV and newspaper, it used to be the platform for big companies. But, now it seems to be the opposite. Big coffee companies …

Marley Coffee going into Single serve coffee maker Not rated yet
Another coffee company entering into the single serve coffee machine segment. That is the reason why I state that this segment is the most attractive amongst …

McDonalds'profit rises despite all gloom and doom and coffee might... Not rated yet
The whole world is in a bad shape (or so the Newspaper tells us). But, if one would to look at McDonald's, it does not seems to be the case. They did …

Are they really crazy about coffee?  Not rated yet
There were various reports that Koreans are crazy about their coffee. There are 9000 over coffee shops in Korea, and the coffee consumption has went up …

Convenience versus gourmet -which would you choose? Not rated yet
Sure, instant coffee can not be compared with a cup of freshly brewed coffee. But, what about the Single serve coffee market? They boasted of hermetically …

Illy Expanding into Ice Cream?  Not rated yet
First, we have Starbucks venturing into supermarket with Via, then we heard Nescafe opening cafes (Currently less than 5), and now illy is going into the …

You have to give it to Nestle -they are good! Not rated yet
A recent conversation I have with a Friend goes like this: My friend: "I am planning to buy a Nespresso coffee machine, which model would you recommend" …

How Keurig sells not 1 but 6 millions machines per year Not rated yet
Keurig is a popular coffee machine brand, the biggest in US and with their partnership to Starbucks , they are going to grow bigger. So, how big? …

49 ways to clean your coffee spill!? Not rated yet
If you are a coffee drinker, it is likely that you would have spill coffee before, so what do you do? Clean it up, dap it with paper towel and so on... …

With this, you would never leave Starbucks... Not rated yet
These few years, Starbucks have been trying to get nearer to its customers. Think about it, having an outlet is too far from the customers. So, it started …

It is really a numbers game for Starbucks and Costa Coffee? Not rated yet
Both Starbucks and Costa coffee planned to "invade" China and in a big way. With the former planning to open 1500 stores by 2015 and the latter 2500 stores …

Not too Merry Christmas for Nespresso? Not rated yet
We all know that there are compatible capsules out there that are draining the very lucrative profit off from Nespresso. They have some success blocking …

Starbucks goes single -is official! Not rated yet
Since the announcement at the beginning of the year on the "marriage" between Starbucks and GMCR (Green Mountain Coffee Roasters) , the world (don't think …

Using Cartoons to sell coffee -would it work? Not rated yet
Coffee is usually associated with romance, relaxation, sophisticated and cool. So, not many people would use cartoons to peddle their coffee. In recent …

What is Better Coffee? Use this metrics.  Not rated yet
I probably have not written stuff about best coffee, best machine for a couple of months. Think it's about time to add in another article. Folks who …

How many of you would like to breathe in your coffee? Not rated yet
For those in the know, you might have heard of Aeroshot.This is a Coffee that is breathe instead of being drank. Created by a Harvard Professor David …

China is the place to be selling coffee! Not rated yet
Starbucks has 500 outlets in China and planed to open up to 1500 by year 2015. Currently, they have 6000 shops worldwide. This meant that 25% of their …

New from Bialetti -Moka Crem Not rated yet
Bialetti was one of the most popular stove top espresso maker, but many people disagree saying that it doesn't have crema now the critics might just be …

Is McDonald's losing it?  Not rated yet
It was the darling of wall streets during for the last 20 over years, people loves their food and they expand to all corners of the world. Many people …

Recession, depressing sales -tell that to coffee companies!  Not rated yet
If you are still wondering about finding a business that is absolutely recession proof, coffee might be the answer. we all know how bad the economic …

Coffee shops that are not about coffee nor about the food.  Not rated yet
Most of us would go to a coffee shop because of its superb coffee, or perhaps we would check out a cafe because of its famed delicious cakes. But, …

Coffee -it revitalizes the body and your POCKET! Not rated yet
I think coffee revitalizes our body, it makes us more alert and generally feeling better. But, some of you might not realized that coffee revitalizes the …

What is a good cup of coffee?  Not rated yet
The thing you want to know is: who is writing all these. Who am I to write this? Am I an award winning baristas or a CEO of some large coffee company? …

How to kill a Giant by riding on another Giant! A nice coffee story... Not rated yet
I absolutely love it when I read success story on how other coffee companies sells coffee! In this case, it is about roaste.com. They have managed …

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Stumptown Coffee - Another Starbucks in the making?  Not rated yet
TSG Consumer Partners, a company that buy companies like Vitaminwater, Smart Balance and Terra Chips, recently just invested in Stumptown Coffee Roasters. …

Nespresso won again in Switzerland?  Not rated yet
Just months after Denner won their case against Nespresso to start selling compatible Nespresso capsules in Switzerland, the Switzerland Federal Supreme …

Why Starbucks manages to sell so much coffee -well, they gossip about it!  Not rated yet
What do I mean by Starbucks gossiping about its coffee? Here is how it goes, what do you do when you are on facebook? Most of the time sharing the latest …

While Starbucks and Keurig is doing big business, local boys are busy as well... Not rated yet
Just take a look at Old Town coffee, the local coffee chains that currently has 182 outlets in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. It aims to about …

Yet another benefit of coffee -Protection against Alzheimer's disease Not rated yet
This year, there seems to be a slew of benefits being discovered about coffee, and here is the latest -protection against Alzheimer's disease. Researchers …

Francesco Corona, award winning baristas is good, but Keurig or Nespresso might be better... Not rated yet
Francesco Corona is the Italian Champion of Coffee in Good spirits and is preparing for the finals of the SCAE, from 22-24 June 2011. Undergoing a …

Brew express introduces a new service but... Not rated yet
Brew express is a great company with great coffee solutions. It brews great coffee and by integrating into your counter top or wall, it blends in with …

Meet your coffee friend -Pseudomonas Putida CBB5 Not rated yet
It turns that CBB5 as they are better known need their daily java similar to 70% of us. In fact, they thrive on it. This is a new bacteria found by …

Macdonald told you personally that they have bad coffee! Not rated yet
Nobody would associate McDonald with Good coffee, but one would still be surprise to hear it from the horses mouth right? I mean, you don't go around …

ECC launching its capsules in Switzerland soon.  Not rated yet
Ethical Coffee Company (ECC) that makes Nespresso capsules is planning to sell its capsules in Switzerland in the next few months! Hmm...what is …

Do you know which is the biggest restaurant chain?  Not rated yet
Most of you would guessed McDonald, in fact, that's what I thought too , but no. It is Subway! This is according to a report by Wall Street Journal that …

Have you been to Nescafe cafe yet?  Not rated yet
Nescafe, the world largest coffee roaster is venturing into cafe business, with its Nescafe Milano brand in Romania. Some years ago, Nescafe tried …

Honored By Rainforest Alliance Not rated yet
A few big names in coffee/F&B business for a deed that has nothing to do with coffee -preserving our rainforest. The Sustainability Standard Setters …

The Invasion of Europe by the Brewbot.  Not rated yet
Brewbot is the name of the brewing robot for Tassimo. And they are marching into Europe, the stronghold of another single serve coffee machine company …

The Espresso Gang is guilty as Charged! Not rated yet
Some of us might be Guilty of drinking too many cups of coffee, but nobody in the wildest imaginations can link coffee to going to prison right? Well, …

It is coffee that is driving Mac Donalds sales! Not rated yet
For the 1st quarter of this year, Mac Donald's posted a better than expected, better than industry average growth! Overall, it posted a 6% growth, whereas …

Have you tried using vending machine to send a gift? Not rated yet
Have you? I would be surprised if you have used a vending machine to send a gift, the technology was not available then. But now, with Pepsi Social …

Why learn? Do a latte art instantly with help from "them"! Not rated yet
You have to admit that the latte art that I have done is quite good. Only thing is, I have done it with alot of help from Dolce Gusto! This is an app …

Coffee shops and cafes should build community instead of discounts and promotions -lessons from Romania market.  Not rated yet
Romania consumers are drinking their coffee at home instead of cafe or coffee shops and this has an adverse impact on coffee shops and even threatened …

Important health note for all coffee drinkers! Not rated yet
It is safe. Coffee is not likely to have any adverse effect on your health! Not me or oncoffeemakers.com that says it but a report featured in the American …

Do you know about the "Thin Months".  Not rated yet
I have been drinking and writing about coffee for years, and I have never heard about it. Knowing it, gives me a shock. While, we worried about …

Which cafe has the best coffee in New York?  Not rated yet
This is according to the Krups Morning Joe Award. An award that is given to the New York Best cafe, after surveying 250 coffee drinkers in New York. …

Romance of the Three Coffee Kingdom Not rated yet
Isn't that a fancy name for a coffee article? It is. And in a moment, I am going to show you what I mean by that. By the way, romance of three kingdom …

Surprise, surprise, MacDonald's customers are the most loyal to their coffee!  Not rated yet
This really caught me by surprise, when it comes to customer loyalty, I would think Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts would lead the race. But in a survey …

Coming soon -the future of coffee.  Not rated yet
If you are a coffee drinker, would you be interested to know what type of coffee you would likely be drinking? Instant coffee is still the most drank …

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IS your cafe suffering the same fate?  Not rated yet
What if everything is right, but still your cafe is not having the crowd it should be having -what is wrong? 1. You have a great product 2. You …

Single serve coffee market is a battle ground -hotly contested in every corner... Not rated yet
Yes, it is about Single serve coffee again, I hope you are not bored reading this content, there are simply too much happening out there not to write! …

Coffee is no longer the main draw for a cafe! Not rated yet
Have you ever visited a cafe because the coffee is better than the one near your house? You should have, I did. Coffee was then the main draw for a …

How many of you like instant coffee?  Not rated yet
Instant coffee, wouldn't even termed them as coffee! This is one of the most common response that I get when I bring up the subject on instant coffee. …

Why younger people are not drinking tea.  Not rated yet
Market analyst Mintel published a report recently that traditional tea market is shrinking. This segment is defined as age 16 to 24 and the sampling …

La Marzocco -I know they are good, "they" say she is the best!:)  Not rated yet
Personally, I have never tasted espresso from La Marzocco, but have heard enough about it to know that it is good. How do I know that? well, how many …

65 000 metric tons -that is the amount of coffee drank by folks in Philippines! Not rated yet
Some time ago, I wrote an article about Starbucks Via and wonder why the second place in Asia that they choose to launch is Philippines (after Japan), …

Are you a young coffee drinker?  Not rated yet
Why am I asking that? This is because the latest results released by Nation Coffee Association indicated that the majority of coffee drinkers are the young …

Would you visit a cafe without baristas?  Not rated yet
And this is exactly what you would find in Apgujeong’s Cafe Italico, in Korea. Everything looks the same, except that there is no baristas in this cafe. …

Big name in Asia promoting coffee culture  Not rated yet
Folks in Asia, especially be familiar with TVB TV station and of course heart Throb -Moses Chan. And now finally, an Asian major TV network is going to …

No, we are not rooting for Starbucks but... Not rated yet
It is just that there are simply too many news about this coffee chain that I have to talk about it. I don't blame folks that have just start reading …

The news about Oncoffeemakers.com  Not rated yet
I have been writing coffee news for so long, so I guess when there is a new happening on this site, this should be the platform to announce it, don't you …

Starbucks and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters are going to rule the world of Coffee! Not rated yet
The JV between Starbucks and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (the company behind Keurig) has been speculated after the break of the former from Tassimo …

Starbucks is 40 years old and changing a new look... Not rated yet
Starbucks have been saying something big is going to happened, and it did -today Starbucks take on the new look. It is pretty subtle, one that you …

This is bad news for Nespresso could lead to more bad news... Not rated yet
Folks that have been following my articles know that there are some OEM capsules that are compatible with Nespresso machine out in the market. In January, …

A Coffee Shop is worried that you are not having enough fruits Not rated yet
And I am not talking about the coffee berries that Tim Hortons would be serving -it is some real fruit smoothies that they would be offering to the Canadians. …

Cold brew coffee going mainstream?  Not rated yet
If the Cold brew coffee does get into the mainstream market, it would be due to the effort of Kohana Coffee. They recently launched a organic Cold …

What are you doing to better your coffee shop business? Not rated yet
For coffee business owners, this is really tough times. Most of us in the business know that coffee is at all time high (some say the highest in 17 years, …

Keurig is selling donuts!:)  Not rated yet
Did it captured your attention? Why would Keurig, the leader in Single serve coffee maker be selling Donut? To be exact, they would be selling Dunkin' …

How can a cup of coffee cost a million dollar?  Not rated yet
Do you spit out burn coffee, or basically coffee that does not taste good? And how many of you are snobbish when it comes to instant coffee (you might …

Another Starbucks for Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2...  Not rated yet
The result is out for the latest round of tender for Concession A and B in Singapore Changi Airport terminal 2. The winners are Bakery Depot and Starbucks …

ION Orchard and 313@Somerset, are reasons why prime location would not bring in the dough anymore! Not rated yet
If you run a coffee shop business, then you are familiar with the business slang "location, location and location". Any veteran would tell you that …

Starbucks is fast! It is growing their single serve coffee market with Courtesy Products.  Not rated yet
In fact, depending on your definition -Starbucks is already in the Single serve coffee market! Some define single serve as the machine that serves …

Learn how to attain Quality Coffee Certification Program without paying! Not rated yet
Learn how to attain Quality Coffee Certification Program without paying! I do not know much about the history of Qccp) but was told that in their entire …

Starbucks entering the single serve coffee market! Not rated yet
Since November, when Starbucks announced their seperation from Tassimo , the market is abuzz with rumors on what would Starbucks do to enter this fast …

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Why we are paying more for kopi and coffee!  Not rated yet
Some kopi at kopitiam increased to $1.00, and Starbucks adjusted their price by $0.50. Any companies that are being interviewed cited higher cost of goods. …

Coffee business might not be about coffee anymore.  Not rated yet
Think about this: you are going to work, you need a cuppa, do you purposely walk to your favorite coffee shop or simply grab a Starbucks or anything convenient …

"Like" Nestle Coffee mate and you can get it for free -welcome to the new economy!  Not rated yet
Recently, Nestle Coffee mate ran a campaign on their facebook page promising a free bottle of coffee mate for every person that "Like" their facebook page. …

Even Starbucks say that Instant coffee is better than Roast and Ground!  Not rated yet
That coming from Starbucks a company that make its fortune from selling gourmet coffee is ironic. But, their ground coffee for Via instant coffee seems …

Sara Lee really split to focus on business?  Not rated yet
Sara Lee recently announced that they are splitting into two parts to better focus on their business. One part of the business would be known as Sara …

Folks in UK pays $150 000 for coffee!  Not rated yet
Would you pay $150 000 for coffee? No way! Who in the right mind would be paying so much money right? Then what about $3 for a cuppa? If you think …

United Coffee launch of single serve premium espresso might be confusing... Not rated yet
United coffee the largest independent coffee company in Europe is at least joining the fastest growing coffee segment -the single serve coffee segment. …

If you are guilty about drinking too many cups of coffee -read this! Not rated yet
This is an article that most coffee lovers would adore -because drinking 4 cups of coffee a day is no longer considered sinful, it is in fact moderate! …

I repeat -Coffee shop business is really good: Look at Tim Hortons Not rated yet
Currently, Tim Hortons is the largest quick service restaurants in Canada and across North America, it is the fourth largest. If you think about the …

Trenta, the new 1 litre size drinks in Starbucks!  Not rated yet
Starbucks is launching what is known as the Trenta size, it is going to be their biggest coffee cup size and it holds 917 ml of cuppa. Add in with …

Nespresso won legal suit against Denner in Swiss court -it is good or bad?  Not rated yet
Nespresso is currently fighting a few cases to have the "me too" Nespresso capsules taken off the shelves in Europe. In this article, they have just …

The right pricing is important when it comes to selling coffee, judging from consumers' behavior in Asutralia.  Not rated yet
Australia has a strong coffee culture, but what many people are not aware of is instant coffee is big in this country as well (it is actually my belief …

Drink a coffee from Redbank Plaza Coffee Club to support the flood victims in Queensland.  Not rated yet
If you are in Queensland and wanted a cuppa, please go to coffee club. The proceeds from every cup of coffee purchased would go towards the Premier's disaster …

Eric Favre, the inventor for Nespresso is going to do a similar machine for tea! Not rated yet
25 years ago, Eric Favre invented Nespresso and you can say that he single handedly started a new coffee segment -the single serve coffee. After he …

Coffee-some drink it neat, some sweet, others like it salty! Not rated yet
Yes, there is a salt coffee and it is getting very popular with 15 000 cups being sold daily in Taiwan alone. This is a new concoction by 85 degree …

Have you heard about "The coffee hijacker" story?  Not rated yet
Just read about the news about how a simple cup of coffee ended out hijacking a plane and forcing the plane to do an emergency landing. The story has …

How to succeed in starting any coffee business?  Not rated yet
I thought about what is a good article to start off 2011, so thought why not write something that is close to some of my readers' heart -how to make money! …

A coffee news that is nothing new -it has nothing to do with Keurig, Nespresso, Senseo or any of the big brands.  Not rated yet
Keurig or Green Mountain Coffee Roaster just bought Van Houte, it is a big news and usually I would be talking about this, only thing is I read something …

Looking for a recession proof business -open a coffee shop.  Not rated yet
In a recession, coffee shop post a 13% rise in revenue, open more than 400 outlets and it is happening in the worst of recession since the Great depression. …

Sara Lee and Hamilton Beach Joined hands to offer a $19.90 single serve coffee maker!  Not rated yet
At $19.90, the new Sara Lee and Hamilton Beach coffee maker is one of the lowest priced, if not the lowest in the market. With this joint venture, …

Success of Sara Lee comes at the expense of Nespresso?  Not rated yet
Sara Lee or Douwe Egberts launched the L'OR Espresso capsules in Netherlands yesterday 8th December 2010. These capsules would be sold exclusively …

How many Starbucks can you visit in one day?  Not rated yet
67, and I don't think you can go more than that numbers. This feat was performed by Jim Simons, a Starbucks regular and Jeff Millers Managing Director …

Nespresso has opened a new flagship store in Sydney that doesn't sell machines! Not rated yet
Nespresso has 8 stores in Australia and recently it has opened a mega-store, a two storey store (it is said to be the largest of its type in the Southern …

Lavazza makes Julia Roberts smile:)  Not rated yet
In this Lavazza advertisement, a painter (Sandra Bottecelli) is trying to paint Julia Roberts as Venus in what is known as Spring Allegory but he lacks …

Canadians drink a lot of coffee, so Macdonalds is giving it to them free!  Not rated yet
9 out of 10 Canadians drink at least 1 cup of coffee per day, this is the results reported by Ipsos Reid that is conducting this survey on behalf of Macdonald's …

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Coffee is good for memory and the brain -another great reason why we need to drink coffee.  Not rated yet
Yes, finally, a finding reported on ‘Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental.’ to support what we all believe -coffee is good. In fact, …

What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger -the story of Keurig.  Not rated yet
Class action suits, legal actions that can bring a company to its knees was the kind of things Keurig faces in September to November 2010. It has make …

Death By Coffee -yes, coffee kills... Not rated yet
In two separate incidents, deaths has occurred and coffee is said to be the culprit. In the first scenario, a 23 year old man was killed and his death …

Wanted to be in fastest growing coffee segment? Not rated yet
That would be the Single serve coffee market. And if you have intention to venture into this segment, then know this name -TME. TME is the company …

Have A Foodie Christmas with Miss Illy, and she would even pay for your espresso! Not rated yet
Miss Illy lives in a posh address Madison Avenue, New York. Lives in a home comprises of 300 illy tins, 250 foil bags (for illy single serve iper capsules). …

Mr Coffee enters into Single Serve coffee market! Not rated yet
Mr Coffee, one of the more well known coffee makers brand is entering the single serve coffee market and it is well positioned (i.e. attaining high sales). …

Where can we go to Sell coffee?  Not rated yet
China. Everyone is going there, at least two of the biggest coffee companies that I know is there and planning to grow their business big. Starbucks …

A loss of $540 million annually, so why are the coffee farmers still doing it?  Not rated yet
It is estimated that 300 000 tons of coffee or $540 million worth of coffee are being lost annually. This is due to the habit of picking unripe coffee …

Who is going to be Starbucks friend in the Single serve coffee market?  Not rated yet
The news is out that Starbucks relationship with Tassimo is going to end soon. And looking at the many articles and analysts talk in the markek, it is …

Dillanos and Conscious coffees are Roaster of the year.  Not rated yet
Dillanos Coffee roasters and Conscious Coffees have been chosen as the roaster of the year by the Roast magazine, an award that is into its seven year. …

Soon -Coffee break would be celebrated as a holiday!!  Not rated yet
This is not what I said, but the National coffee Association (in US). Recently, they decided to commemorate coffee iconic position in the US by dedicating …

Coffee shop business is big in US - US$13 Billion! Not rated yet
If you are a coffee shop owner -congratulations. You are part of eco-system trying to earned USD$13 billion. Coffee shops business in US is big, even in …

Coffee is going to be more expensive... Not rated yet
The next time you buy a coffee from your coffee shop or cafe, do not be surprised if you are not getting any change. The increase of more than 50% in …

Coca Cola selling coffee too -another competitor for Nestle Not rated yet
Coca Cola Femsa is going to place 35 000 coffee machines, and this would hit on current Nestle market! Coca Cola, Femsa SAB, a 50-50 joint venture between …

Starbucks is really everywhere -there is even one in the middle of the ocean!  Not rated yet
We know that Starbucks is everywhere, there are probably at least one in every town. But, in the middle of the ocean? How it is possible. Well, it is …

New K cups, Nestle tea, and even Tim Hortons being launched in the market Not rated yet
So many new coffee, tea and others are being launched -even reading it, one can sense that something is brewing. And all this is targeted at one location …

Down under espresso, blue ocean case study? Not rated yet
I was reading an article by David Dale on Brisbane times about espresso, how Italian Coffee transformed Australia when "Blue Ocean Strategy" pop into my …

Youngsters do not like tea, sell coffee seems like the right thing to do! Not rated yet
A study conducted by Brooke Bond Tea Council across 12 cities in India shows that 77% of the people believes that tea is an unhealthy drink that causes …

How big is the world's largest cup of coffee?  Not rated yet
It is 2010 gallons of coffee, and it took close to 8 hours to brew this cup of coffee! How much is 2010 gallons? Well, it can supply probably your …

Movie, music, wine and beer all in a Starbucks!!  Not rated yet
Started just yesterday, one would be able to download ebooks, watch movies, listen to music and even access paid websites all within Starbucks stores... …

This is the best place to open your coffee shop! They can trade in their cars for a cuppa... Not rated yet
This place, 1 in 3 BELIEVES that they need coffee every day, drinks at least 2 cups per day. And among their population, 1 in 5 of them drinks at least …

Another 400 outlets for Keurig, a new market for Green Mountain!  Not rated yet
Keurig has great success selling to the domestic home users, their placements to offices enjoys good sales, now, they are going into Food Services. …

Just how hot is the Mountain that is Green?  Not rated yet
Green Mountain Coffee Roaster is hot. I mean this parent of Keurig and k cups has some very well established companies as partners and suitors. And …

Complaint: Starbucks too mechanical. Solution: they came out with a process to better customer service!! Not rated yet
You should have heard of it, Starbucks is the Macdonalds of coffee, fast and mechanical. The so called baristas do it step by step, a process. People …

66% drink coffee, 40% know it helps, 27% drink it on daily basis..."sigh" -what does all this numbers mean?  Not rated yet
In a recent survey (yes, another one) done by Mintel, it is reported that 66% of Americans drink a cup of coffee everyday. Now, that is good business …

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Starbucks is indeed Green:) Good Job!! Not rated yet
Literally. Starbucks is well known in its care for the environment, here is another one. It is recycling its coffee sack and upholstering its furniture! …

Heard of Mahattan Coffee Soda? I found it in Soda Pop Stop -this guy is amazing!  Not rated yet
Imagine a shop that sells only soda. 500 different varities of soda, talked about a childhood dream coming true! This is a man whose childhood dream is …

Monday Blues? How about a cup of steaming coffee? Not rated yet
This steaming coffee would always be steaming!:) This is an innovation that office folks would love! Imagine, a cup of coffee to show that you are always …

Create your own coffee "Sundae Style"? Illy Issimo Authenticity Lounge Not rated yet
Some time back I wrote about an espresso created using coconut, so exotic, now you can do something similar. This year at the Food Network Wine & Food …

Carlsberg is selling Coffee ! (Lavazza) Not rated yet
Carlsberg just signed a deal with Lavazza opening the doors for pub owners a chance to rent or buy Lavazza capsule machine . So, in a way Carlsberg …

Nestle sales increase 25%, Kraft increase 20% -who are buying all these machines!! Not rated yet
Europeans! Kraft which produces the popular Tassimo single serve coffee maker recently reported that their sales grew by 20%. And the in charge in …

Nestle Vs Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Not rated yet
It has just been announced that nestle SA, would be selling its Dolce Gusto Coffee maker in Wal-Mart stores starting from this month. Here we are talking …

Espresso in coconut wins the latest Caffee Ritazza Barista Championship.  Not rated yet
Last week, 8 baristas too part in the Caffe Ritazza world barista championship. It was organized by the Food travel group SSP and the competition took …

2nd Moscow Internation Coffee Forum  Not rated yet
A video for the 2nd Moscow International Coffee Forum. Speaking at the event are Nestor Osorio that was organized by the magazin Coffee & tea in Russia. …

Which country drinks the most coffee?  Not rated yet
Yesterday I posted an article on the profession that is most dependent on coffee, then I thought it would be interesting to find out which country consume …

Are you dependent on coffee? Guess who is the most dependent to coffee!!  Not rated yet
This is a survery done by Dunkin' Donuts in US, although I do not know how do they measure addiction, most likely by an interview. Anyway, guess who …

Facebook is worth more than Starbucks! So? Not rated yet
Starbucks has 12 440 outlets according to Wikipedia and this year they sold more than 10 Millions Via coffee iN Japan alone, has thousands of supermarkets …

The folks that help Macdonalds beat Starbucks is going after Nespresso!!  Not rated yet
In my previous article, I told you that Macdonalds Uk is selling more coffee than Starbucks , and the folks that supported them (sell them the coffee …

Drinking Coffee with a Heart -Macmillan coffee Morning 24th September Not rated yet
If you are in UK or somewhere near, this is a cause relating to coffee that you should take part -Macmillan Coffee Morning. Started in 1990, it is …

The money is in the Single serve coffee Segment! Not rated yet
I have covered quite a few articles on the growth of Nespresso and also how companies are coming out with compatible capsules to bank in on the huge market …

Nestle opening coffee shops, entering into the coffee shop market.  Not rated yet
This is interesting, Starbucks that operates coffee shops, goes into production of instant coffee -Via. Now Nestle that is the biggest producer of instant …

Do you love coffee but is not able to drink them?  Not rated yet
I know this sounds oxymoron -how can one loves coffee but is not able to drink them? There are plenty of reasons for it, and probably I would cover it …

Another new instant coffee launch -Percol Italiano Instant coffee Not rated yet
Have you heard of the company Food Brands Group? Nope? Anyway, they are pretty big in Europe and has been selling a lot of coffee. But, they sold mostly …

Probably the most expensive tea -Mariage Freres Sacred White Not rated yet
It is said that Mariage Freres are one of the best tea blenders around and sacred white is one of the best tea around. Put them together and you would …

Is Kopi luwak an asian or western coffee drink? Not rated yet
Now, kopi luwak originates from Indonesian, so by right it should be considered a local kopi drink. But, its popularity is really in the west and …

The Nespresso war -battle for the pods.  Not rated yet
Sometime back, I have written that a former nespresso executive formed a company to sell "nespresso pods" in France supermarket. I was surprised that …

Starbucks Via is going Philipines, their second most important market in Asia! Not rated yet
For those that have been following Starbucks Via coffee, we know that they make big impact in US. And although having just launched in Japan not too …

Aphrodisiac coffee in UK is being launched -we have that locally, don't we?  Not rated yet
If you are residing in South East Asia, then you would be familiar with Tongkat Ali? This is a malay form of herbs that supposedly have aphrodisiac properties. …

No more arguement -Starbucks has the best coffee (at least for 2010).  Not rated yet
Argue, deny all you want, but Starbucks has been chosen as the best coffee for 2010. From a Survey done by ZAGAT using an universe of 6500 coffee drinkers, …

Samsung bring vending machine to the next level!  Not rated yet
Coca Cola, the vending giant has probably rolled out the first batch of touch screen vending machine by this time of writing. What I can say is the …

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We say instant coffee might be the most popular coffee -it is. (And we have research to prove!) Not rated yet
In my articles some time back, I proposed the thought that instant coffee might be what we like after all, why? well, Nescafe is still the largest roasters …

Via the gourmet instant coffee from Starbucks hit 100 million! Not rated yet
I have been following Starbucks gourmet instant coffee Via and is amazed at their achievements. For example, do you know that from the launch of Via …

The world's most expensive coffee may be banned Not rated yet
Now, first do you know what is the world's most expensive coffee? Well, that title belongs to kopi luwak, a coffee that is actually the poop of civet cat. …

Mypressi helps coffee farmers earn more money Not rated yet
I think this is a very cool program -mypressi origins. This is a program that when consumers pays extra 10 dollars for their mypressi espresso maker, the …

Do you know what Coffee Godfather likes to drink?:) Not rated yet
First, which actor would think of when you thought of Godfather, it should be Al Pacino right? Anyway, that is my imagery. Well, word has it that Al …

What is the next thing to be when you are number one? That would be Nescafe!! Not rated yet
I shared briefly in an earlier post, that Nescafe is going big with marketing this year with their Coffee at its brightest. It is supposed to be the …

Looking for Free coffee for this coming holiday? Not rated yet
Tell me, what is the holiday that is around the corner? Yes, 4th July Independence day (not really for me, where I am based in Singapore) but for my the …

Count your calories with Saeco’s Italian Xelsis Digital ID coffee machine  Not rated yet
Okay, for those that are looking at this article at this moment -admit it, you are a coffee lover. And between you and your favorite cuppa, there is only …

Via is a serious contender to Nescafe Not rated yet
Some time back, I wrote about "Coffee at its brightest", a campaign by Nescafe, in fact one of the largest event by Nestle to promote their coffee. …

I seriously think instant coffee are what we like!  Not rated yet
Most of us that is in the coffee industry would have heard of the "coffee at its brightest" campagin by Nescafe. This is the largest advertising and …

If you want to look at La Pavoni’s ‘Ideale’ , do you?  Not rated yet
The question might be, why would I want to look for La Pavoni 'Ideale' in the first place. This is because, this espresso machine can be consider to …

Don't lied -what we really loves are instant coffee! Not rated yet
I guess Nestle with its Nescafe has the right formula all the while. Nestle with its Nescafe flagship brand being the world largest roaster is doing it …

Nespresso Against Nespresso -who would win?  Not rated yet
I wrote sometime back that Senseo is coming out with a Nespresso compatible capsules, it is in fact (or so I read) an idea that came out from Nespresso …

Do not take Jeniffer Aniston coffee away!  Not rated yet
I was just reading the article from Style news , when I realized how much coffee has an impact on everybody life. Just imagine, when interviewing …

Which country drinks the most coffee? Not rated yet
According to wikipedia, it seems that the finns are drinking the most coffee at 12 kg per person. wikipedia I was thinking that US should be the …

You can use Nespresso to brew douwe Egberts! Not rated yet
It is a pretty shocking news especially one that comes from a very established coffee company. I simply cannot imagine Sara Lee coming out with a capsules …

Nestle -coffee at its brightest contest Not rated yet
That is of course you are residing in UK, where Nestle Professional a division of the World's largest roasters is hosting their biggest promotion yet termed …

Starbucks via instant coffee is launching in Japan Not rated yet
Within this month, you would be able to purchase starbucks instant coffee via via Japan Starbucks. This seems to be a good move, allowing the Japanese …

Soon -folgers and millstones on K-cups? Not rated yet
Recently, J.M Smucker had signed an agreement with Green Mountain Coffee Roaster. This meant that most of the brands that are owned by Smucker would be …

Grasp -Starbucks has the best coffee in America?  Not rated yet
In a test that is reported by Consumer reports, none of the coffee that was being tested was given an excellent rating, the few that make the "good" grade …

Officially, you would be buying chocolate from a cheese maker... Not rated yet
Most of us that is following F&B news would know this meant that Kraft Foods has officially purchased and gain control of Cadbury PLC. I think it is …

Far Coast is using woods destoryed by bugs for vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic -times are that bad?  Not rated yet
No worries, Far Coast is doing well (how bad can it be, with Coca Cola as its parent company?), they are using Blue Pine that is devastated by the pine …

Another benefits of coffee -stop cancer growth! Not rated yet
I think the ability of coffee being able to stop cancer growth have been around for some time. But, this time round, it came with conclusive evidence. …

Coffee that helps you lose weight and has properties like Viagra? Not rated yet
Some coffee can help you lose weight and some has properties found in viagara -better don't drink them! This week, the authorities give warnings and …

Instant coffee is more green? Not rated yet
Now, personally I think filter coffee maker using coffee grounds are more green because they uses lesser machinery and factory space thus less carbon foot …

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These folks go to Starbucks not for their coffee Not rated yet
Starbucks loves china, so much that recently they are planning to grow coffee beans in Yunan. The reason is of course simple -China with more than 1 Billion …

Everyone wants to go heaven!:)  Not rated yet
Recently, I posted an article on Nespresso commercial that has George Clooney being killed by a piano and going to heaven enjoying nespresso with John …

New starbucks for your Tassimo Not rated yet
The world welcomes it in 2007 when Starbucks joined hand with Tassimo and given home users an option to enjoy Starbucks at home. After that, users …

Malkovich also likes Nespresso Not rated yet
John Malkovich joins George Clooney as in a new commercial about Nespresso . In it, George is killed by a piano, went to heaven. In order for him to …

Starbucks is everywhere except... Not rated yet
Starbucks is big. In the whole world, there are more than 10 000 stores, they have about 100 000 and more full time workers. And it is worth more than …

Another Acquisition...Peets is buying Diedrich Not rated yet
Earlier, we have Kraft selling to Senseo and Sara Lee selling to P&G, now we have Peet's coffee buying Diedrich, the difference is this deal is almost …

Dolce Gusto sold 3 million units, so why it is just launching? Not rated yet
The coffee maker news for the week is about Nestle going to launch a coffee maker, Dolce Gusto in Bulgaria. They are doing it via Group Seb, the representative …

What? Kraft is selling to Sara Lee? Not rated yet
The economy is really recovering. First, you have Kraft wanting to buy Calbury. Then, you have Sara Lee wanting to sell its Household products. Now, …

Starbucks is going instant! Not rated yet
The competition is getting stiff. Starbucks -the largest coffee chain in the world is entering the biggest and the most aggressive competed coffee market …

Sare Lee is strengthening its coffee position -good news Not rated yet
For 2009, Sara Lee has not been making much foray in the coffee market. Its senseo other than introducing new blend has generally been quiet. Then …

The crash of the Titans Not rated yet
This month (September 2009) breaking news for the food industry would be the attempted (at the time of writing) take over of Calbury by Kraft food. …

Top 10 coffee beans for 2009 Not rated yet
If you drink coffee, you would want to drink the best, now here the best is determined by a panel of experts. The top 10 coffee beans are selected by …

C.I. Virmax Colombia S.a. of Colombia is in coffee history Not rated yet
C.I. Virmax Colombia S.a. of Colombia is going to be part of coffee history because they have won the SCAA awards for the "coffee of the year" in 2009. …

The Alamid Coffee From the Philippines Not rated yet
Have you heard about the Alamid coffee or Civet Coffee from the Philippines. **This coffee is also known as kopi luwak in Indonesia It is a uniquely …

Healthy coffee from Nestle? Not rated yet
Nestle Japan is starting a health R&D unit and it is collaborating with non other than Japan first national university -Tokyo University. It would start …

Cafe2U Now At Ireland Not rated yet
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Now, economic downturn is really one thing, but now coupled with swine flu and another potential dip in world economy, nobody would think about thriving …

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