Our partner supplier Plastico has just launched a unique, new Flexy-Glass Hi-Ball disposable tumbler – the latest addition to its range of market leading polypropylene tumblers. Its slim, refined shape lends itself perfectly to long drinks – so we thought we’d look at some of the exciting long-drinks fashionable in 2017:
The Juice category has been going through something of a hard time of late, as consumers become more cautious of added sugar in their beverages; however there is one brand that has been thriving throughout. JUICEBURST has been established for fifteen years now, and a change of ownership five years ago has seen strong growth ever since. According to CGA, JUICEBURST is growing at 165% versus last year in the Foodservice Market (1/8/16 MAT).
As the season for outdoor festivals and BBQs comes into full swing, customers are looking to let their hair down and enjoy a refreshing drink in the sunshine. For outdoor caterers it is imperative to serve a variety of drinks to keep customers hydrated and provide a special experience.
Customers expect a choice of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, from beer through to smoothies and juices. At an outdoor event it is important for drinks to be served in a lightweight, crack-resistant cup which can easily be disposed after use.
The ‘enjoy’ range from Huhtamaki, provides operators with a vibrant selection of cups and tumblers, which guarantee to brighten beverage services and put a smile on the face of customers!
Innovative drinks brand Squash Stix has seen sales reach a record high this Spring.
Launched in 2013 and awarded the Lloyds Best Business SW award, the brand has grown significantly this year, with customers choosing Squash Stix to add value to their cold drinks offer and increase their revenue.
The most delicious tasting cup of coffee is one produced by a spotless coffee machine. James Taylor of Chicopee outlines a regular cleaning regime for coffee machines.
Originally when Handle-it was designed the aim was to develop a solution to carrying single or multiple drinks whilst still having hands free to deal with other day-to-day items such as train tickets, ID passes, handbags or car keys.
Vegans, bubbles and spicy peppers… Why these things are changing our coffee shops.
It is undeniable that coffee shops have taken a firm, and welcomed place within our high streets, train stations and vacant store spaces; and with the amount of UK coffee shops estimated to surpass 20,500 by 2018* it could prove tough to stand out from the crowd.
Huhtamaki has extended its popular ‘enjoy’ range of cups with the addition of a new-look Polarity tumbler, which features a coloured smile to brighten your beverage service!
Celebration have recently launched Enviroware® PLA Combination Tumblers, an innovative range of clear tumblers, lids and small portion pots which facilitate cold foods being packaged in two separate compartments – yet remaining a single packaging unit.
To further understand the use of disposable cups within beverage services found on the UK high street, Huhtamaki has recently commissioned independent research into consumer attitudes towards takeaway hot drinks – an insight which the Company is keen to share with customers!
Galaxy is the most successful confectionery brand of the last ten years & it’s the nation’s love of Galaxy which has seen Galaxy Hot Chocolate continue to outperform the market in retail sales.