Coffee

Six ways to wow your customers on Super Saturday

By Tom Tanner Independence Day, Super Saturday, the end of hibernation – whatever you’re choosing to call this weekend’s re-opening, for the more than 10,000 SRA Member kitchens readying themselves to serve customers on site again for the first time in more than three months, this is undoubtedly a massive moment. We’re as thrilled as …

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Sweet smell of sustainable success at Friends House

By Paul Grey, CEO of Friends House (London) Hospitality Ltd Friends House (London) Hospitality Ltd just celebrated its 10th anniversary! For the last decade, we have built the success of our company and its operations – event venue, café, restaurant and guest accommodation in London (opposite Euston Station) and Cumbria – around one core idea: …

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Get ready to join the conversation in the Food Made Good community

Next Wednesday 1 February the new Food Made Good online community goes live. Our aim is to make this the go to place for anyone who shares our goal of making sustainability a part of the DNA of every restaurant and foodservice business. We need to work together if we’re going to create the amount …

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Take a Good coffee and make it even better

By Lin Dickens, Marketing Director, bartlett mitchell Ever since they started the company, our founders Wendy Bartlett and Ian Mitchell have been passionate about having an ethical supply chain and that relates to everything we source. Ethical coffee has been a really important part of that philosophy and it explains why we’ve always served certified …

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Following the feast with a famine provides food for thought

By Pete Hemingway, SRA Project Assistant Dry January, Veganuary, Decaffanuary, as many trendy “anuary’s” as you can shake a stick at. It’s that time of the year when I take a long hard look at myself and struggle to see my feet, the turkey, stuffing and roast parsnips of Christmas Day transforming me in no …

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Costa planning to put a lid on wasted cups

By Oliver Rosevear, Costa Coffee Energy and Environment Manager, Costa Putting cup recycling at the top of our agenda, we are pleased to have announced a nationwide recycling scheme that will launch at the end January, 2017. The recycling scheme, which will roll out across over 2,000 of our stores, will ensure the recovery and recycling …

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Grab your chance to make food good with both hands

Cue drum roll… ok, so it’s a two month drum roll but we are that pumped about our upcoming Food Made Good calendar campaigns. Over the course of 2017 we’ll be banging the drum (yes we’re going to be noisy) on ten different themes from kids’ menus to food waste, energy efficiency to ethical coffee. …

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New Solutions for Coffee Cup Waste Percolate Through Costa

The DNA of a takeaway cup There is no disputing the fact that not enough takeaway cups – whether from a leading high street brand, or a small local independent – are being recycled.  As the UK’s leading coffee shop we believe it is right that the industry as a whole is challenged to confront …

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