Ian Boughton

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Go with the flow: why your coffee machine needs the right water

25 November 2022 by

Coffee machines demand the right type of water: acidity causes corrosion and if it’s too hard it creates limescale. Ian Boughton discovers how to get your water just right

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Demonstrate to customers your establishment is squeaky clean

16 November 2022 by

With Covid still lingering and flu season around the corner, it makes sense to demonstrate to customers that your establishment front and back of house is squeaky clean. Here's all the latest kit

Top-tier coffee machines even master the flat white Products

Top-tier coffee machines even master the flat white

28 June 2022 by

The new super-automatic coffee machines promise everything a coffee drinker desires – even a superior flat[...]

Clean up your laundry by streamlining resources Products

Clean up your laundry by streamlining resources

11 May 2022 by

Laundry famously takes up a lot of energy and resources, but whether you use in-house solutions[...]

Create a buzz with the story behind your coffee Products

Create a buzz with the story behind your coffee

29 April 2022 by

The average at-home coffee drinker is now a discerning amateur barista, so they need a special[...]

Spin the bottle: how to choose the right water for your tables Products

Spin the bottle: how to choose the right water for your tables

01 April 2022 by

Table water is already a profitable product – but it could do better. Ian Boughton discovers[...]

How to brew up something to delight your customers Products

How to brew up something to delight your customers

17 September 2021

Fruity, herbal, spiced or even mixed with gin, alternative teas are causing a sensation in hotels and cafés with their calming or health-giving properties.

Blend the rules: smoothies and infusions to start the day Products

Blend the rules: smoothies and infusions to start the day

06 August 2021

It’s time to think different and offer your breakfast guests a better beverage, whether that’s a healthy fruit and herb infusion or a ready-made cold-brew.

Flour power: the latest luxurious pâtisserie and eye-catching viennoiserie Products

Flour power: the latest luxurious pâtisserie and eye-catching viennoiserie

02 July 2021 by

After months of home baking, consumers deserve a sweet treat that they haven’t cooked themselves –[...]

Premium, buckwheat, spelt and rye breads on the rise, says Délifrance Products

Premium, buckwheat, spelt and rye breads on the rise, says Délifrance

02 July 2021 by

The future of bread is in serving better-tasting options, says Délifrance, because the interest is there[...]

The new brew: how technology is creating the next generation of coffee machines Products

The new brew: how technology is creating the next generation of coffee machines

18 June 2021 by

Whether you go super-automatic or choose a hybrid machine, there has been plenty of innovation in[...]

Coffee break: brilliant beverages to tempt customers back from their homemade brew Products

Coffee break: brilliant beverages to tempt customers back from their homemade brew

30 April 2021 by

After months of lockdown keeping consumers away from cafés, many will be eager to pick up[...]

Winter warmers: hot drinks to heat up your Christmas menu Products

Winter warmers: hot drinks to heat up your Christmas menu

27 November 2020

As we approach the most popular time of year for hot drinks, Ian Boughton takes a look at the latest trends and discovers how brands are innovating to survive, despite coronavirus restrictions

Chemical attraction: the science behind the water in your coffee Products

Chemical attraction: the science behind the water in your coffee

16 October 2020

If your coffee is not up to par, the fault may not be the beans, but the quality of your filtered water.

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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