Category Archive for : ‘Coffee’

By Max Devenish
The Popularity of Coffee by Country
December 1, 2017

Hello everybody and welcome to December!

Bridge Valley hopes you’re all well and that you’re all looking forward to the festive season.

This weeks blog as we saw in the last issue, will be based around popularity of coffee by country and ending with the most expensive coffee in the world!


#45 United Kingdom

The U.K are ranked as #45 in the world for coffee drinking. It’s only in more recent years that coffee in the U.K has caught onto the trend, with Costa Coffee blagging the nation’s number one spot for favourite coffee

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By Max Devenish
Blogging Friday – Coffee Myths Busted!
November 24, 2017

Hello everybody!

It’s been around 7 months since we last blogged, but that’s all about to change.

My name is Natalie and I’d like to introduce myself as the new Marketing Executive (as well as Sales Support) at Bridge Valley Beverages. Each week/Bi weekly (depending on topic I write about) on a Friday I’ll be uploading blogs for everybody to read.

This weeks topic will be;

Myths About Coffee Busted!

Firstly, let’s start off with;

Espresso Has More Caffeine Than a Cup of Coffee

We can see why so many people believe this to be of truth

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By Max Devenish
Case Study – Coffee Tower Installation at Weston General Hospital
April 7, 2017

Its been nearly 3 weeks now since we installed our ‘no risk’ revenue share coffee tower in the restaurant at Weston General Hospital in Weston Super Mare.  Its working great!  Averaging at around 50 cups per day, its making easy money for the trust.  A true Win Win situation.

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By Max Devenish
New Revenue Share Coffee Tower Scheme
March 24, 2017

Exciting times at Bridge Valley Group…. Our new coffee tower ‘revenue share’ scheme is going down a storm with our customers.  They’re loving the fact that its literally ‘free’ money, no investment needed.

It works like this, Bridge Valley put in a Coffee Tower FOC, free issue all the ingredients, take care of the maintenance and we share the revenue with our client!  The split depends on the volume, but any site that has the ability to sell more than 20 drinks a day returns a sizeable return to our client…..

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By Max Devenish
Bridge Valley Host HCA Meeting
May 20, 2016

On Thursday the 19th May, Bridge Valley Group were pleased to host the HCA’s (Hospital Caterers Association), regional meeting in our new board room.  Those present also had the chance to engage with our brands and products in our Showroom, and  the day was a great platform to showcase our new coffee shop pod that was installed the day before.

A great day was enjoyed by all and we look forward to hosting similar meetings in the future.

Our new Board Room.


Before the meeting kicked off, the delegates were able to enjoy

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By Max Devenish
Coffee Shops Outside of the Highstreet; “Location Location Location”?
January 11, 2016



Walk down any highstreet in the UK; stop, throw a stone and you’re likely to hit a Coffee Shop. Consumers are demanding coffee and the highstreet is the prime location to access these coffee crazy consumers. But what about outside of the highstreet? What factors must be considered when choosing the perfect ‘off-highstreet’ location for a profitable retail coffee shop?


Helen Mills, Associate Director at Pragma, suggests that coffee is a convenience based product, therefore location will always play a role in buyer decision making. Simply put if you have access

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By admin
Striking Black Gold at Universities & Colleges
November 17, 2015

The youth of today… Hoodie-wearing, Snap-chatting, Selfie-taking, and now; according to the NCA, Coffee Drinking.

The National Coffee Association’s Annual Drinking Trends report has highlighted that daily coffee consumption has doubled among ages 18 – 24. The young coffee consumer could be the most profitable and it looks like they are leading the speciality coffee trend

“Specialty coffee consumption increased by 35 percent among people ages 18-24 drink specialty coffee daily.”

This continued consumption of quality and specialty coffee has been affected by the change in purchasing

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Coffee Loves You Back
November 17, 2015


“Drinking three to five cups of coffee per day lowers the risk of premature death by 15%”


This year coffee has been the subject of much medical scrutiny, as Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University and The National Cancer Institute have all examined how heavy coffee consumption affects mortality; and their findings might surprise you.


“Coffee consumption lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease, neurological disease and suicide”

Researchers from Harvard’s Public Health School have reviewed data from more than 200,000 participants, revealing that drinking three to five cups of coffee per day

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