Mocha is also known as "mocaccino," "mochaccino," or "mochachino. The cafe mocha has no known origin, unlike other espresso-based drinks like the latte, macchiato, and cappuccino.
Traditionally made with one shot of espresso, hot frothed milk, and chocolate, which can take the form of chocolate syrup, melted chocolate, cocoa powder, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, or even white chocolate, depending on where you go and what you want.
In addition, toppings can be customized, with some people opting to replace the milk foam on top with whipped cream. Atop some mochas, you can find additional decorations such as chocolate shavings or cinnamon, which can enhance the flavor and appearance.
Mochas are usually flavored with sweet cocoa powder, a good chocolate syrup. Any type of chocolate, from milk to dark, semi-sweet, or even white.
As is the case with any other espresso-based beverage, the mocha's caffeine content is determined by the amount of espresso used. Espresso contains approximately 58-185 mg of caffeine, according to Caffeine Content, and your cup of mocha may contain one or two espresso shots, depending on recipe.
In comparison to other coffee beverages, it has a much sweeter flavor, making it a great choice for those who have a sweet tooth or enjoy a good dose of sugar.
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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).