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Hot beverages can be big business for pubs and bars

SCA P Best Foam Espresso macchiato machineA coffee machine is fast becoming a back bar essential as customers are increasingly looking for good quality and variety when it comes to on-trade coffee.

Customers judge a pub or bar by the drinks it serves. They know exactly what good coffee should taste like, so it’s up to venues to supply this or risk being marked down for their poor service and losing their customers to the high street. (more…)

Ice cool in the heat of the action

Scotsman Prodigy undercounter icemakers: dice ice at its best, all the time

The Scotsman Prodigy CU3030 from Hubbard SystemsCompetition is tough in the pub, bar and nightclub circuit with venues striving for new ways to attract customers. Service has to be fast, drinks have to perfect – there’s no room for errors. The back bar area needs to look clean and stylish while at the same time being a functional and pleasant place to work.

With today’s move towards cocktails, both conventional and exotic, and emphasis on finding exciting twists for presenting non-alcoholic drinks, bar managers are finding that they increasingly need a steady supply of high quality ice. Scotsman integral Prodigy icemakers, available in the UK from Hubbard Systems, are designed to keep busy bars stocked up with ice without creating any extra work for staff.

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Fine Wine: To Serve and Preserve…

New WineEmotion system keeps fine wine in perfect condition for up to 30 days

The WineEmotion Quattro+4Fine wine is becoming more popular, as is buying wine by the glass. But whilst selling fine wine by the glass can be profitable, it’s also dangerous – once the bottle is opened the wine can spoil, deteriorating rapidly over a few days. Wasting expensive wine means profits will tumble. The new WineEmotion system uses patented technologies to serve and preserve fine wines, after the bottle is opened.  It also offers a stylish and attractive point-of-sale display that will encourage and inform discerning customers.

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