Month: March 2016

The Coffee Competition Started In Shanghai

The Coffee Competition in Shanghai

SHANGHAI – Hotelex, one of most important and largest trade show, has made its début at Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) today and it will end on April 1st, 2016. During the exhibition, the World Coffee Events (WCE) has organized six events, such as the World Latte Art Championship, World Cup Taster Championship, World Coffee Roasting Championship and World Coffee in Good

WMF Germany about to be auctioned


GEISLINGEN AN DER STEIGE – The German coffee machine maker WMF (Wuerttembergische  Metallwarenfabrik) is about to be sold by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. that acquired the company in 2012 with a deal of €587 million. The private equity company later bought the remaining shares as well. Working with City and Deutsche Bank, KKR is now welcoming proposals from contesting potential buyers on the sale of WMF. The huge deal is expected

Starbucks Italy to open in Milan, Verona, Venice, Rome, and Naples

MILAN – Starbucks has officially announced that they will open in Milan in 2017 in collaboration with Percassi. Although only three stores are confirmed (Milan, Verona, and Venice), it is also likely for the shop to open in Rome and Naples. Howard Schultz, Starbucks chief executive, has always told that the history of the Starbucks was inspired from how Italians create their

Coffee Shop from Novosibirsk Opens in Frankfurt

Coffee Shop from Novosibirsk Opens in Frankfurt

Siberian coffee shop chain Traveler’s Coffee opened a new coffee shop in Frankfurt on March 21. As Anvar Piriev, the CEO of Traveler’s Coffee Moscow, according to Novosibirsk News, the coffee shop is located in the busisness center of Frankfurt am Main, on Bockenheimer Landstraße, not far from the Old Opera House and Rothschild Park. The coffee shop functions as an espresso bar, and

Discovering MyCoffeeStar, the Swiss Eco capsule

Discovering MyCoffeeStar, the Swiss Eco capsule

ZURICH – The first eco-friendly pod that promises to help consumers save at least $500 every year and save the world from piles of rubbish comes from Switzerland. Created by a Zurich based design company, MyCoffeeStar forecasts a saving of about 8,000 tons of aluminium waste every year. The capsule, that can be shipped ecologically and economically in a thin envelope, won the world’s largest Red Dot Design

Saudi Arabia, the world quickest developing espresso market


RIYADH – Espresso and chocolate deals have trebled in the Arab world over the previous decade, increasing by about 100% in Saudi Arabia in the previous three years. As per financial analyst Hajar Al-Fadl, Saudis now spend more than five billion riyals (1.8 billion euros) on espresso every year. “The Kingdom has accomplished a tremendous development in espresso deals with 25% yearly