10 things you need to know about... hot beverages

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Hot Beverages

28 Sep 2016

For the next serving in our 10 Things… series, we’ve brewed up a steaming hot mug of news, views and research on hot beverages. Put kettle on! 

coffee pod machine

Nearly a third of Brits own a coffee pod machine

28 Sep 2016 | By Amy North

More Brits jump on the pod trend as sales as the capsules soar by a whopping 30%, exclusive research for The Grocer reveals

US: Black Tea Blending Kit

DIY coffee? Global innovations put hot drinks in your hands

28 Sep 2016 | By Maddie Maynard

We’ve searched the globe for some of the most exciting new launches in tea, coffee and beyond. Someone pop the kettle on…

Tetley's master tea blender

Video: Tetley's top tea taster on how to brew up growth

28 Sep 2016 | By Amy North

With sales of tea going cold, we sent our very own Amy North to Tetley HQ for a cuppa. How can growth be resurrected? 

Tea infographic

Infographic: How do Brits take their tea?

28 Sep 2016 | By Amy North

How does the national drink differ across Britain? We’ve teamed up with Harris Interactive to find out…

verena alter lidl

Lidl buyer: Customers will pay for quality and convenience

28 Sep 2016 | By Amy North

We quiz Verena Alter from Lidl on what can be done to add value back into the hot beverages market. And whether tea pods are the future

tea leaves

Reading the tea leaves: What does the future hold?

28 Sep 2016 | By Amy North

We’ve asked some of the market’s biggest players to gaze into their crystal balls to see what future has in store for the tea market

posh tea

Class divide: What your tea says about your social standing

28 Sep 2016 | By Amy North

Do the lower classes only drink builders’ tea or are they partial to a drop of herbal as well? Are those better off more likely to sup green tea? We find out…

coffee pods

Coffee pods: Are manufacturers doing enough to recycle them?

28 Sep 2016 | By Amy North

With coffee pod sales on the rise, what are manufacturers doing to alleviate concerns over the recyclability of pods?

Nick Ward Cubo

Stuck on the shelf or the mind? How brands can get 'stickier'

28 Sep 2016

Many tea brands are getting left on the shelf in the price war. Cubo’s head of creative strategy Nick Ward explains how they can avoid this

latest news

pure leaf tea

Pure Leaf and Tetley look to reinvigorate black tea with NPD Subscription

23 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Unilever’s Pure Leaf is a 10-strong lineup of ethically sourced tea

Teapigs Free Good Teas range 2017

Teapigs reveals trio of functional Feel-Good Teas Subscription

20 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Each of three variants comes in a box of 15 biodegradable ‘temple’ bags with an rsp of £3.99

PG Tips Red Nose Day pack 2017

PG Tips launches Comic Relief #1MillionLaughs push

14 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Shoppers will be able to message the brand’s Monkey via a Facebook chatbot

bidvest black and white coffee co

Bidvest launches exclusive range of artisan coffee Subscription

02 Feb 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The Black + White Coffee Co branded products are designed “to deliver the very best coffee experience”

JWE L'Or roast & ground Classique

Jacobs Douwe Egberts launches L’OR luxury coffee line Subscription

24 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The premium NPD comprises three formats: instant, roast & ground, and Tassimo capsules

insight

coffee

Coffee prices rise in mults as suppliers face cost increases Subscription

02 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Shoppers are paying more for coffee in the mults after major supplier Nestlé reportedly hiked supply-side prices

tea one use

In hot water? The detox tea phenomenon explored Subscription

29 Nov 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Behind Teatox’s claims of weight loss and wow-factor wellbeing lie growing health concerns

US: Black Tea Blending Kit

DIY coffee? Global innovations put hot drinks in your hands

28 Sep 2016 | By Maddie Maynard

We’ve searched the globe for some of the most exciting new launches in tea, coffee and beyond. Someone pop the kettle on…

pods

Can coffee pod makers tackle their waste problem? Subscription

08 Sep 2016 | By Amy North

The capsule format keeps growing in popularity, so the pressure is on to provide environmentally friendly solutions



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