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These were the trends in Tyrol

Innsbruck. Coffee professionals, up-and-coming competition baristi from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, as well as representatives of the food service sector in the Alpine region all gathered at the Fafga Alpine Superior (trade show for catering, hotel and design) in Innsbruck, Austria, from September 16 to 18, 2019. For the 11th time, Goran Huber hosted the International Tyrolean Barista Championships in the disciplines Barista, Latte Art, Filter Coffee Challenge & Café Owner of the Year.


Melitta® ist offizieller Kaffee-Partner von Borussia Dortmund!

Was für ein Volltreffer! Als offizieller Kaffee-Partner von Borussia Dortmund serviert Melitta® ab der Saison 2019/2020 allen Spielern, Fans, Mitarbeitern und Gästen des BVB ein perfektes Kaffeeerlebnis. Damit haben wir uns nun auch in der Bundesliga in Position gebracht.


The Big Picture

450 visitors cast their vote during the final heat of the “Gastro-Gründerpreis” start-up award at the Internorga: the main prize went to the Munich-based café “Über den Tellerrand” (loosely translated “The Big Picture”), an integration project of the catering newcomers Jasmin Seipp and Julia Harig.


11,111th coffee machine unveiled at new site

Minden. 111 years ago, Melitta Bentz invented the coffee filter, applied for patent protection, and founded the company M. Bentz. In its anniversary year, Melitta Professional Coffee Solutions has now set a further milestone in the company’s history. On May 24, the company for coffee enjoyment in the out-of-home market celebrated the 11,111th commercial coffee machine produced at its new production and logistics site in Minden, Germany.


Coffee or cocoa?

…not an issue for online traders “Odernichtoderdoch”

Münster. “I’ll do it, just not today”, “On paper is out of mind”, “Out of sausage”: the coffee mugs, diaries and notepads of the “Odernichtoderdoch” brand perfectly reflect the thoughts and moods of their target customers. Which is no surprise really: the shop’s fan community on Instagram provides feedback and helps design new products, such as the annual calendar “Off to the next adventure!”. And the company Heinen Lovebrands recently chose Melitta Professional Coffee Solutions to provide coffee and hot chocolate on its adventure – helping bring together its fast-growing team and fuel communication with their community.


Erna Tosberg knows how to mix a Flat White:

More and more specialty cafés – as well as the major coffee shop chains and bakeries – are offering the so-called “flat white”. But what exactly is it and why does it vary so much from outlet to outlet?


211 Jahre Patentkrug: Patent erneuert!

Oldenburg. Einen deutlich sechsstelligen Betrag nahmen Izzettin Tekce und sein Bruder Sait in die Hand, um einem der ältesten Gasthöfe im niedersächsischen Oldenburg neues Leben einzuhauchen. Im „Patentkrug“ werden die Gäste wieder nach allen Regeln der Kunst verwöhnt – und das nicht zuletzt mit Heißgetränke-Qualität von Melitta Professional Coffee Solutions. „Möglich macht das die Cafina XT8“, berichtet Patentkrug-Geschäftsführer Izzettin Tekce.


Runter mit dem Stressfaktor

Bernau. Schon der Name führt vor Augen, was die Patienten im Medical Park Chiemseeblick suchen und finden. Runterkommen, entschleunigen, neue Kräfte sammeln. Die Lage am See und gehobene Gastronomie bilden hier den passenden Rahmen für das integrative Klinikkonzept.


Robot serving at “Comical Café”

Tokyo. At the fully automatic Henna Café (“Comical Café”), a robot serves both freshly brewed filter coffee and delicious coffee specialties from the Melitta® Cafina® XT4. The travel group H.I.S. has opened the first café of this kind in the department store Shibuya Modi. If the test project proves successful, further Henna Cafés will follow in Japan. H.I.S. already operates two Henna Hotels in which mainly robots are employed.