Douwe Egberts Vending Machine Awards Sleepy Patrons for Yawns

Douwe Egberts Vending Machine Awards Sleepy Patrons for Yawns

July 19, 2013 10:43 am

In an industry in which baristas are the single most important drivers of customer satisfaction, corporate coffee companies continue to try to gain customers through […]

Coffee on Capitol Hill: Who Do GOP Leaders Call for Their Daily Fix?

Coffee on Capitol Hill: Who Do GOP Leaders Call for Their Daily Fix?

March 14, 2013 9:54 am

In an exposé intended to suggest that House Republican leaders were wasteful in their office spending as the country was facing a potential financial crisis, the […]

GE Barista Bots Mangling Faces in Foam at SXSW

GE Barista Bots Mangling Faces in Foam at SXSW

March 11, 2013 10:20 am

For those consumers wishing that the robots making their coffee provided a more intimate touch, GE has a solution. The GE “Brilliant Brew” truck has been […]

Marley Coffee Kiosk Distributor to Bring 2,000 Units to Market

Marley Coffee Kiosk Distributor to Bring 2,000 Units to Market

February 11, 2013 11:16 am

Corona, Calif.-based automated vending manufacturer AVT Inc. has opened a sales offices dedicated to Marley Coffee kiosks, including a showroom with Marley-branded machines. AVT is the […]

Australian Mobile Cafe Company Plans Aggressive U.S. Expansion

Australian Mobile Cafe Company Plans Aggressive U.S. Expansion

September 14, 2012 10:30 am

An Australian mobile cafe company is planning an aggressive expansion in the United States, hoping to have more than 1,000 Cafe2U franchise vans in operation […]

Fresh Healthy Latest in the Specialty Coffee Vending Game

Fresh Healthy Latest in the Specialty Coffee Vending Game

September 12, 2012 10:09 am

A food vending company that specializes in healthy drinks and snacks has become the latest to enter the specialty coffee vending game. San Diego-based Fresh Healthy […]

‘Robot Barista’ Company Briggo to Expand with $2.8 Million

‘Robot Barista’ Company Briggo to Expand with $2.8 Million

September 10, 2012 11:23 am

The developers of the Austin, Texas-based automated coffee vending system Briggo have reportedly secured $2.8 million in financing and plan to expand in Austin and […]

Corporate Beverage Providers Should Work With Roasters, Expert Says

Corporate Beverage Providers Should Work With Roasters, Expert Says

September 4, 2012 9:35 am

A vending expert is urging corporate beverage and refreshment service providers to work with coffee roasters to host cuppings to further educate potential consumers about […]

Talking Vending Machine Makes Humans Do Tricks for Coffee

Talking Vending Machine Makes Humans Do Tricks for Coffee

August 21, 2012 11:08 am

What are people willing to do for a free cup of coffee? U.K. coffee company Kenko Millicano is finding out. The company recently placed a coffee […]

Seattle’s Best to Roll Out Self-Service Kiosks

Seattle’s Best to Roll Out Self-Service Kiosks

June 6, 2012 2:33 pm

The makers of Redbox movie-vending kiosks have announced an exclusive agreement with Seattle’s Best Coffee to roll out new coffee kiosks, known as Rubi, in […]