The drink is similar to a cappuccino, with the difference being that a cappuccino is made up of espresso and steamed milk, with a layer of milk foam
In Italy, caffè latte is almost always prepared at home and is consumed exclusively for breakfast. The coffee is brewed in a stovetop moka pot and then poured into a cup that has been heated with heated milk to serve.
When ordered outside of Italy, the drink is usually served in an 8-ounce glass or cup with one standard shot of espresso (either single, 30 mL, or 1 US fl oz, or double, 60 mL, or 2 US fl oz) and steamed milk on top, followed by a layer of foamed milk. Latte macchiato is the proper name for this beverage when ordering it in Italy.
An iced latte is typically made with espresso and chilled milk, which is then poured over ice. It differs from a hot latte in that it does not typically contain steamed milk or foam on top. Iced lattes are frequently flavored with sugar or flavoring syrups, though purists prefer them to be made solely of coffee and milk.
They are always served blended with ice to ensure the best flavor. The espresso can be pre-chilled (sometimes as a mixture of espresso and milk) or frozen in advance to avoid the drink from becoming too warm when it is served.
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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).