Tea

Tea sales continue to grow but operators need to innovate

Major UK coffee chains including Coffee#1, Benugo and Boston Tea Party have contributed towards tea premiumisation.

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JING launches summer afternoon tea with The Savoy

The Savoy Summer Afternoon Tea launches with three Darjeeling teas from JING.

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Diageo increases shareholding in Seedlip....Costa responds to cup size furore....Detpak enters coffee recycling partnership.....Operators celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week....Global coffee prices drift downwards in July 2019....Prices remain static at major coffee operators.

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BEAR to open fifth site in Derby...TEA+ set to triple revenue....McDonald’s comes under fire over paper straws........Starbucks Swansea staff help with clean up for community....Brits are not drinking enough water...Monin relaunches BarBarista Challenge...Paddy Fool-Proof Guide To Serving Hot Drinks.

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Top five iced teas for summer

Kim Havelaar, founder of Roqberry, selects five different teas that can be served over ice for the summer period.

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Bluebird Café launches UK's first Frozen Afternoon Tea

Bluebird Café claims an industry first by launching a new twist on the traditional afternoon tea.

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Thorntons develops on-the-go chocolate solution as market booms

Booming drinks-to-go market sparks Thorntons 'premium' drinking chocolate launch, in partnership with eXpresso Plus.

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Matcha tea gives green light to greater profits

Fast-growing matcha offers coffee shops greater profit opportunities, says Teapigs, which promotes the tea's "eye-catching" colour as social media potential.

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Millennials are the most demanding consumers

Operators need to be offering young consumers something different than traditional tea.

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A good tea experience begins with a conversation

Leading experts urge operators to boost their tea offering.

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Laura Ashley Tea room opens sixth site...Mokador looking for UK distributor....Single Estate Teas calls for tea to be de-commoditised....Gruppo Cimbali coffee specialist elected to committee for Specialty Coffee Association...United Baristas launches Workshop...Nespresso launches pilot programme to help farmers in Columbia.

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Creating a tea strategy can boost sales

Satisfying the consumer and creating a tea strategy for a premium tea experience was the focus of the Keynote Panel discussion in the Tea Workshop Theatre, produced in association with National Tea Day.

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