Covid-19 has made consumers look for healthy ways to combat stress, anxiety and depression by way of food and beverage items, with functional coffees being one of the most popular. Coffee brands can appeal to new consumers while differentiating themselves in the increasingly competitive world of functional products.
Franke Coffee Systems is welcoming coffee business owners and operators, distributors and partners to the new flagship showroom at the company’s headquarters in Aarburg, Switzerland.
Emmi, Borealis and Greiner Packaging partner to create first chemically recycled polypropylene RTD iced coffee cups
Emmi Caffè Latte, one of the leading ready-to-drink iced coffee brands in Europe, has started to incorporate chemically recycled polypropylene into its packaging.
After beginning its crowdfunding journey in December last year, Halo Coffee is now expanding its compostable coffee pod brand from the UK to Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
According to the International Coffee Organisation’s latest report, prices for Arabica group indicators grew in December 2020, with the largest increase occurring for Brazilian Naturals.
Nespresso has invested in its Romont production centre to meet increasing consumer demand for its high-quality premium coffees and to support international development in the coming years.
In its June green coffee report, the International Coffee Organisation (ICO) announced that prices decreased for the third consecutive month.
Nestlé is piloting reusable and refillable dispensers for soluble coffee as part of its efforts to reduce single-use packaging.
The first coffee to be introduced in Nespresso’s new aluminium capsule packaging is the brand’s Original Line Master Origin Colombia.
Nestlé will co-fund breakthrough research at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, as part of a joint initiative with SIG, Logitech and other partners, to tackle environmental challenges associated with plastic waste.
Although many initiatives are still in test stages, artificial intelligence can help to advance the coffee industry. With artificial intelligence, solutions can be incorporated throughout the entire supply chain, including coffee grading, identifying diseases and even in the roasting process.