In the world of coffee making, the right equipment determines the quality of coffee produced. Undoubtedly, the single most important factor in coffee making is the barista himself.
Nevertheless every barista needs to be equipped with the right tools and accessories needed to make the finest coffee. Having only a great coffee machine while all other coffee making tools are substandard will produce merely a good coffee cup, never an excellent one.
In order to achieve coffee perfection, one must have the right technique and must have first class equipment – from the coffee maker or espresso machine used for brewing down to the spoon used for stirring.
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For premium coffee making tools and accessories, the barista needs to look no further than Johnson Rose.
This is a Canadian based corporation founded in Montreal in 1948. The company manufactures premium stainless steel kitchen wares and accessories. The Berman family acquired the company in 1955 and currently manages operation in Canada and America.
Through the company’s mission which is to “sell and support its customers with Personable, Reliable, Outstanding Service”, or PROS, Johnson Rose has risen to become one of the largest suppliers of foodservice smallwares in Canada and one of the largest importers of kitchen wares in the North American region.
Its warehouses in Canada are located in Mississauga (Toronto Region) and in Burnaby (Vancouver Region) while they have one large warehouse in the US, located in Lockport, New York.
In order to cater to the high demand of their products in the US, the company’s New York warehouse was expanded in 2004 to double its warehousing size.
Today, they are the name to go not only for hotel and restaurant equipment and supplies but also for barista tools and accessories.
They manufacture and sell an extensive range of barista supplies including (but not limited to) thermometers to ensure optimal milk and water temperature, decanters, tampers for tamping, spatula for milk foam, kitchen scoop for measuring espresso beans, shot pot for pouring lattes, pourer for syrups, and many more.
All the products are of the highest quality and made from durable stainless steel to ensure the longevity of the merchandise.
All Johnson Rose products are aesthetically designed to look sleek and streamlined, making them great for use in coffee shops, in catered events, in the office or in the home. Cleaning supplies are also available such as the group head cleaning brush, barista aprons and towels.
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:
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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).
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