European Coffee Expo, the brand new trade-only display devoted to the industry of espresso, tea, cushy beverages and similar merchandise welcomed over 3,000 guests in May making its mark as an match for meals and beverage pros.

The expo delivered an target audience of patrons from a wide vary of primary company caterers to artisan espresso retail outlets and lots of in between.

Annie Swift, managing director, European Coffee Expo mentioned: “In simply six months, we’ve delivered a a success, skilled industry match.  There have been 3,129 guests who attended the display and robust foundations at the moment are in position for the 2019 match this is anticipated to develop considerably.

Launched for the catering and hospitality sectors to assist them maximise their good fortune in serving espresso, tea, cushy beverages and different non-alcoholic drinks, there have been numerous display highlights.  David Abrahamovitch, CEO and founder, Grind and Laura Harper-Hinton, co-founder and artistic director, Caravan Restaurants and Caravan Coffee Roasters, have been some of the trade figures who spoke within the convention theatre giving insights into their adventure to good fortune.

The Tea Workshop Theatre, run in affiliation with the United Kingdom Tea Academy and backed by means of BRITA allowed guests to get palms on in sensible demonstrations.

The Innovation Path highlighted the most productive merchandise and answers on show on the display.

Comments from exhibitors integrated…

“Being trade only is a great advantage, it means you can get down to business a bit quicker and I think that is what the industry needs,”  mentioned Tim Cox, beverages innovation supervisor, Costa Express.

“It’s so helpful when everyone’s in one room, there’s people here from all over the world and from all over the UK. And whether it’s people you haven’t met before or people you have met before, it’s just a good opportunity to say hi. I think once you’ve met in person, dealing with people remotely is then so much easier having just actually put a face to the name. Looking forward to next year,” commented David Abrahamovitch, CEO and founder, Grind.

“People are actually looking for stuff, they want to come up and talk to us and find out what’s going on in the industry and what we can provide for them,” printed Ross Clark nationwide account government, Matthew Algie.