Originally, a cappuccino consisted of coffee, cream, and sugar—but the drink has evolved significantly throughout the decades.
You can create a cappuccino with a single or a double (or even a triple) espresso machine, as long as the proportions remain consistent; it just depends on the size of the drink you choose. The most frequently used iteration is a double shot.
Cappuccinos have a volume of about 6 ounces and are made with one shot of espresso, heated milk, and foamed milk. As a result, it contains 1/3 espresso, 1/3 steamed milk, and 1/3 milk froth and is smaller than a caffe latte.
The cappuccino is frequently confused with macchiatos and flat whites.
A notable development is the emergence of numerous innovative coffee beverages. Even after all these years, coffee and milk are still a match made in heaven. Which of these popular milk-based coffee drinks is better?
Cappuccino has a stronger flavor than latte when made the way it was intended to be. Adding an extra shot to either of these latte beverages will increase their strength, but most are created with more milk.
Espresso serves as the foundation for both techniques. Changing the amount of coffee and milk used results in the various flavors and textures. A cup of coffee with milk has the same amount of coffee and hot milk.
A small bit of milk froth should be added just before serving. Coffee and milk are combined in an Italian beverage called latte, which calls for far more hot milk than espresso. It's a good idea to think of latte as a contrast.
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OCM (OnCoffeeMakers.com) was started in 2007 with the first webpage about coffee machines. And for a number of years, we focused on helping people find their desired coffee machine (we still are helping folks with that! So, if you are looking for coffee machines for office or restaurants - check out the link).
In 2010, we started getting enquiries on restaurant marketing and we start to help food and beverage brands with their marketing. Below are campaigns and events that we have done over the years:
OCM's campaigns: F&B Marketing Ideas by OCM
OCM's Events: F&B Industry events by or with OCM
Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with.
Since then, we have also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of these modules are still running in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes, below are some snippets of our lectures and workshops:
OCM’s F&B workshops: Food and Beverage Marketing Lectures | Workshops - click to watch classes on customer journey map, JTBD and more.
So, if you are looking for industry practitioners to help you scale your coffee or F&B businesses, do drop us a message or book an appointment. Do also check out our various social media platforms on regular F&B and coffee market updates:
For regular coffee (F&B) related videos: OCM Youtube
For Daily Coffee Inspiration (fun coffee content): OCM IG
For insights into the coffee (F&B) industry: OCM LinkedIN
PS: For the coffee lovers, we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners).