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

swoope

Swoope app allows restaurant coffee chain pre-ordering

22 Mar 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Swoope, currently live in Birmingham, is working with independent bars and food-to-go retailers like Costa Coffee

Costa paradise street roastery

Costa boosts coffee roasting capacity with £38m Basildon site – video Video

13 Mar 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The 85,690 sq ft state-of-the-art site, named Paradise Street, will increase productivity by 25%

Kaiser chiefs

Yorkshire Tea enlists local heroes for £7m TV campaign

02 Mar 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The push is the brand’s biggest-ever – and its first to feature multiple small screen executions

Halo coffee capusles

Startup coffee brand Halo adds fully biodegradeable pods

27 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The lineup is made from a “100% natural” mix of fibres, including bamboo and paper

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

insight

Yorkshire Tea TV ad still 2017, Michael Parkinson

Yorkshire Tea's local heroes do some impressive work Subscription

02 Mar 2017 | By Mark Dishman

Yorkshire Tea has an impressive advertising track record – and its new celebrity-led trio don’t disappoint

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…



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