La Marzocco launches espresso machine
La Marzocco has launched a new espresso machines called the KB90.
The machine has a patented Straight-In Portafilter innovation, which removes the need to twist the portafilter when the barista operates the machine.
“It’s always been a part of La Marzocco’s DNA to focus on the job of the barista. Twenty years ago, we started thinking that espresso machines should be operated with natural movements and motions to increase the enjoyment and speed of use for the barista,” said Kent Bakke, former La Marzocco International ceo and now chairman of the board.
“With the creation of the Straight-in Portafilter, I feel that we have built a machine that will forever improve the way the barista interacts with our machines.”
JING gets additional listings in 12 Michelin Star restaurants
JING, the premium, single origin tea supplier, has been listed in an additional 12 Michelin Star restaurants.
Some of the new listings include: ‘Paul Ainsworth at Number 6’, ‘Il Ristorante’ by Niko Romito at Bvlgari Hotel in Shanghai and ‘Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet’, which is recognised as offering avant-garde cuisine with three Michelin Stars to date.
Ed Eisler, founder of JING tea, said: “I’ve been delighted by the news. When I started JING in 2004, I really wanted to make the best teas in the world readily available and understood that great chefs were an important part of that journey because of our shared desire for creating experiences worth savouring. 15 years on our synergy is thriving, due in no small part to this mutual passion, yet also for the taste of amazing tea leaves that speak for themselves, revealing great stories of unique provenance and craftmanship”.
Caravan Coffee Roasters launches partnership with The Office Group
The Caravan roast will be rolled out across all of TOG’s office spaces, meeting rooms and kitchenettes throughout 2019.
After months of taste testing, TOG selected the single origin coffee – available as espresso, filter and decaf varieties.
The chosen single origin coffee varieties are all grown and produced via sustainable means, sourced from three different farms in Peru, which TOG and Caravan are proud to support.
Caravan Coffee Roasters will also be taking over the operation and management of the coffee counters at several buildings across TOG’s portfolio, serving up the exclusive single origin coffee and a selection of daily baked goods for TOG members to enjoy.
- Laura Harper-Hinton from Caravan is a member of the European Coffee, Tea & Soft Drinks Expo's Steering Panel.
- Sam Langdon, Master Roaster, Caravan Coffee Roasters will be showcasing at Roastery Live!
Little Miracles launches juice shots
Little Miracles, which has a range of organic and Fairtrade ice teas, has launched a new range offering, 60ml glass bottles of concentrated ‘Juice Shots’.
Variants include Ginger & Lemon, Grapes, Ginger & Acai and Pomegranate & Chilli.
Little Miracles also has a range of six flavours in 330ml bottles including Cherry, Elderberry, Peach, Orange, Baobab and Pomegranate. Each uses its own blend of organic/Fairtrade tea.
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