A new coffee concept made its debut in Colorado this week when Scott Phillips' Cafe2U mobile espresso van began serving customers in Denver, the third American franchisee for Cafe2U, according to Marketwire. For the full story, click here.
Editor’s Insight: VendingMarketWatch reported on 06-29-12 that another Cafe2U franchisee popped up in Eugene, Ore., and noted that the Pacific Northwest is a strong espresso market. Denver, Colo. is not as strong on espresso as the Pacific Northwest, but the market for espresso is growing everywhere.
Vending and coffee service operators need to keep a close eye on specialty retailers such as espresso vans. The time will come when vending and coffee service operators everywhere will have to offer espresso-based beverages. 08-08-12 By Elliot Maras