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Hot beverages

Hot chocolate is heating up

THE market for hot chocolate and malted drinks appears to be in rude health, according to Mars Chocolate Drinks & Treats.

Quality top of coffee agenda

As more consumers switch on to stronger coffee blends, retailers may need to adapt

Feeling it in your bones

LONDON-based firm Love Taste Company is bringing some hot beverage trends from overseas to British shoppers with the launch of a new range of bone broths.

Scotland a nation of tea lovers

SCOTTISH consumers are drinking more tea than their counterparts south of the border according to new figures from Kantar Worldpanel.

Fruity flavour proving a hit

FRUIT and flavoured teas have been sweetening tea sales figures with the variety on offer attracting more and more consumers to the category.

Getting to grips with premium tea

There are big returns to be had from the higher margin products in the healthier sectors of the tea category.

Growth in flavour predicted

HEALTH-conscious busy consumers will ensure flavoured milk sales will grow at double the rate of white milk according to Amanda Hamilton, founder of Drink Me …

For the love of coffee

C-STORE operators thinking of installing a coffee-to-go system could well be encouraged by a report from Mintel that shows 74% of Britons buy out-of-home hot …

Heating up

ALREADY worth £100m according to Nielsen, there is significant room for growth in the chocolate drinks market, says Mondelez International. It has re-packaged …

Opportunity a speciality

ALTHOUGH there has been a decline in sales of everyday black tea there are areas of growth within tea and the big brand owners are launching new products to …

New look for quick coffee break

COFFEE roaster Rombouts  has redesigned the packaging of its One Cup Filter coffee range. The range features individual filters, in Original, Italian Style, …

The right tea all day long

THE right cuppa at the right time of day is the promise from Yorkshire Tea as it launches its latest range. It says Breakfast Brew, Breaktime Brew and Bedtime …

Brewed in an instant

DRINKS entrepreneur Guy Woodall is aiming to take the waiting out of tea making with the introduction of his aerosol system No More Teabags. Liquid tea is …

Breakfast thoughts

THINK Food To Go. Many research studies point to increasing incidence of people breakfasting while commuting or when they reach an office desk. If you do hot …

A national obsession

TAP water is the only drink consumed more often in Britain than tea, says the team behind Unilever’s convenience store merchandising advice service, Partners …

New taste of daily cuppa

Premiumisation and variety are the key words in the hot beverage market right now according to analyst Key Note. In its latest Hot Beverages market update it …