By George! 80% of coffee pod drinkers stick to official brand

Revealed: Brits are coffee pod snobs, with only 20% willing to use third-party pods in their machines

Global NPD top 10: from curry tea to mushroom coffee

We’ve scoured the globe, with the help of Mintel, to find the most interesting launches, from carrot curry tea to mushroom coffee

Bean there, done that: we visit Britain’s biggest roastery

Britain’s biggest coffee roastery just got bigger. We sent deputy category reports editor Amy North to find out why…

Buyer Q&A: everyday tea & coffee’s decline ‘is permanent’

Herbal & fruit teas, single origin products and pods will drive future growth in hot beverages, says Spar buyer

Brands turn the heat up on ad spend with 18.1% growth

Hot Beverages biggest spenders have forked out £32m on ad space in the past year, with Nescafé flying highest…

Brits wake up and smell the (posh) coffee

Brands ride the wave of super-premium coffee success. But what does this mean for everyday instant?

Break out the fine china! Posh tea booms as builders slides

Sales of fruit & herbal, green and speciality tea flourish as Brits broaden their tea horizons

Lower prices sweeten hot chocolate brands’ sales

Hot chocolate is hotting up thanks to indulgent NPD and deep cut promotions

Pod generation: can pods be bigger than tea by 2020?

Market to be worth £373m by 2020, according to Mintel, on the back of phenomenal growth so far

Bargain brews: pound stores steam ahead in tea and coffee

Discounters and bargain stores lead growth in hot drinks… despite product cull by Aldi and Lidl