Two food and drinks experts from the north-east, Fresh Element and Ringtons, have partnered in a deal which is able to see the duo be offering Ringtons espresso and tea in all 4 venues operated via the hospitality workforce.
Thanks to the new advent of Ringtons espresso and tea to each Six Restaurant and Baltic Kitchen at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, all Fresh Element venues are actually only serving Ringtons merchandise. Fresh Element additionally operates the café and occasions at The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre in Hexham and Eldon Garden’s rustic Garden Kitchen.
As smartly as supplying the corporate’s espresso and tea, Ringtons Beverages for Business out-of-home department is beginning to improve the 4 Fresh Element venues with state-of the-art barista equipment and has supplied intensive barista coaching to all workers.
Speaking of the partnership Fresh Element director Pete Hunt mentioned: “As a provider, Ringtons ticks all the packing containers – they’re native, unbiased, be offering a super product and superb customer support.
“In the early stages of the partnership we worked very closely with Ringtons which was launching a new triple certified espresso coffee to ensure that we were the first to try and serve this new blend. The coffee is certified by The Fairtrade Foundation, The Soil Association and UTZ and has the most amazing flavours of chocolate, dried fruit, brown sugar and spice and it has gone down incredibly well with customers. We are confident our coffee business is only going to thrive now we have a supplier who invests heavily in training, is passionate about what they do and who are clearly ‘coffee people’.”
More than 30 years after it introduced, Ringtons Beverages for Business department caters to hundreds of shoppers from each and every industry area and the corporate gives the whole lot from espresso, tea and infusions mixed and packed in its personal UK manufacturing facility, to edibles and ancillaries in addition to conventional and state-of-the artwork espresso apparatus, barista coaching and café design and a personal label packing carrier.
Stephen Drysdale, head of Ringtons Beverages for Business added: “Despite historically being regarded as a tea corporate, Ringtons espresso industry has grown considerably within the final 5 years. Our espresso gross sales have trebled on this duration, the crew has doubled in dimension and we’ve prolonged our personal espresso roasting facility at our web site in Baliol Park in north Tyneside. All of our contemporary bean and floor espresso is roasted and packed for the Ringtons logo and personal label purchasers at this web site, and we’ve an implausible popularity for turning in persistently nice high quality espresso. Launching the brand new Triple Certified Coffee with Fresh Element was once a herbal step to providing our buyer much more selection and assembly the style calls for of more and more refined espresso drinkers.