27 03, 2017

UCC Coffee UK & Ireland launches unique approach to training

UCC Coffee UK & Ireland has launched Coffee Works: Measure. Train. Excel – a unique, fresh approach to coffee training to help customers consistently deliver exceptional coffee, regardless of scale. Through its Coffee Excellence Check, the programme is able to accurately measure performance across individual sites and entire estates, identifying areas for improvement. The output of the check then informs a tailored approach to practical, hands-on training – delivered through interactive courses, supporting materials like handbooks and videos, and continued site visits to ensure standards are consistently high and continuously improved. Gareth Davies, head of coffee excellence, UCC Coffee UK & Ireland comments: “In an increasingly competitive market, consistency is more important than ever. To achieve it, you need three things – good coffee, good machines and good baristas. Controlling and maintaining your coffee and machines is simple. Ensuring uniform [...]

27 02, 2017

New report reveals increased opportunity for Irish pub trade with improved coffee

Almost half of consumers wouldn’t return to a pub that serves poor quality coffee New research by total coffee solution partner to Irish Pubs Global, UCC Coffee UK & Ireland has highlighted a significant opportunity for pubs to increase trade through an improved coffee offer. With consumers rating the quality of coffee as average - just three out of five - the findings reinforce the demand for better coffee in non-specialist outlets. The survey of 1,011 consumers by Allegra World Coffee Portal, on behalf of the total coffee solution supplier, also reveals that almost half (44%) of consumers would be put off returning to a pub that serves poor quality coffee. That includes Irish pubs. Conversely 41% would buy more coffee more often in pubs if the quality was better. The report reaffirms that coffee is the on-trend drink of [...]

21 09, 2016

UCC Coffee – Free Training Programme.

NEW - The Total Coffee Solution Partner to the Irish Pub Sector. As the leading total coffee solution specialists, UCC work with IPG members to create tailored coffee experiences to fit your business, exceed commercial expectations and satisfy consumer tastes. They understand every small but important details for the publican. From branded or bespoke blends, to world-class coffee machines, round-the-clock 365 servicing, maintenance and unique training programmes. With detailed market insight, a category management approach to Irish Pubs Global Members, bespoke branding expertise and a passionate team to back it up, they can help you stay on-trend and ahead of the curve. Pubs are becoming one of the most popular places to grab a coffee. UCC deliver a full-service solution for IPG Members to maximise your revenue with your UCC-trained staff. [] IPG Members receive a Free coffee training [...]