Month: September 2017

Fipe: 39 Million Italians Ate Out in 2016


Italians eat out more and more often, with dining out now accounting for over one-third of families’ food expenditure, about 35%, equal to € 75 billion. The figures emerging from a study entitled “Catering, luxury and territory: Drivers of the Italian way of living” (promoted by HostMilano and conducted by Magda Antonioli Corigliano, head of the Master’s Programme in the Economics of

Coffee Sales Tax Suit Against Dunkin’ Donuts Called Off by the Court


First week of June 2017, Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. was released of the law suit filed against them in the 2nd Circuit which affirmed the District Court’s adjournment reports The charges were piled up against them by Thomas Estler, Blake Ruehrwein, and Steven Park who claimed “that they had wrongfully been charged sales tax in violation of New York state

How to Decide for the Right Social Media Channel for your Coffee Business


Have you chosen to be present on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram because you thought you have to have an account on all those platforms? Or maybe even because other businesses out there also have accounts and pages there, too? The thing is, it is NOT about the best social network or the one that promises to give you tons of fans & followers. But it’s

Coffee Machines: “Made in Italy” Production up 4.7% in 2017

espresso coffee machine

At HostMilano 2017, the vitality of the sector is confirmed by the latest data from UCIMAC, the organisation representing Espresso Coffee Machine Manufacturers and member of ANIMA-Assofoodtec. In Italy, the “Espresso coffee machine” industry reported a turnover of 445 million Euros in 2016 with a 4.7% increase due in large part to the foreign market, and an almost similar outlook