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been seeing a lot of success in micro
markets with our Serenade Single-Cup
Brewer with VirtualTouch technology
that let's employees order coffee right
from their smart phones, " said Melissa
Henshaw, senior vice president of
Nestlé Coffee Partners - Solutions Lab.
" This bean-to-cup experience exceeds
employee expectations, delivering the
Starbucks coffee they know and love
as well as iced coffee, hot chocolate or
chai, all in one turnkey solution. We've
seen that by up-leveling the coffee
experience with Starbucks, it can help
to support increased traffic and attach. "

New York City-based Lavazza is
focused on catering to employees'
individual drink preferences - hot or
cold and throughout dayparts - in
a single system with its new Flavia
Creation (C600) with the + Chill

Lavazza Expert combines authentic
Italian espresso capsules with fresh milk
to craft specialty coffeehouse favorites.

module. Plus, the C600 was designed
with hygiene top-of-mind, allowing
employees to brew straight from their
phones using the Flavia Tap N'Brew
app. Additionally, Kastus temperedglass antimicrobial surface protectors
can be applied to the C600 touchscreen and brewer door for " alwayson " surface protection.
The C600 provides a selection of
14 types of hot and cold beverages,
including coffees, teas, lattes, infused


Shelf Stable Cold Coffee
Experiences Flavor Breakthrough
BKON's patented RAIN®
technology brings
quality to the forefront.

Quality cold coffee extracts.
Brewed at BKON's New Jersey
production facility.


waters, among other selections, and
in-cup frothing using fresh milk and
nondairy alternatives.
Employees place lattes and cappuccinos at the top of their workplace wish lists, according to findings
from Lavazza's " Usage and Attitudes "
third-party study with 240 office
managers and consumers, conducted
in May 2020.
Lavazza also introduced the new
Expert System that elevates the coffee
break and tailors it to employees' tastes
by combining authentic Italian espresso
capsules with fresh milk to craft macchiatos, cappuccinos and lattes.
Available in several models to
match the needs of offices from the
smallest to the largest, Expert System
features include high and low pressure
for a real Italian espresso or coffee and
pre-infusion brewing to achieve the
most intense coffee aromas and flavors.

believes in unforgettable beverages. They embrace this mantra
by utilizing their patented brewing
technology called RAIN® to deliver
exceptional cold coffee extracts.
Originally a basement invention,
RAIN has grown into a leading technology that sets coffee beverages
apart by extracting at the deepest
layer of the bean.
Shelf stable cold coffee has a
flavor challenge. The harshness of
the retort process creates limitations. Even ultra-pasteurized cold
brew has fallen short in delivering the distinguished flavor you
taste with a fresh cold brew. But
the operational advantages are
necessary, thus leaving operators
compromising on flavor. But BKON's
recent breakthrough is shattering

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that barrier. The unique capabilities
of their brewing technology have
allowed thermally processed cold
coffee to achieve the pinnacle of
café quality standards with both
RTD and concentrate applications.
" The limitations surrounding
coffee concentrates have forced
operators to compromise quality
and consistency in order to satisfy operational requirements, "
said Lou Vastardis, BKON's Chief of
Sales & Marketing and Co-Founder.
" BKON's innovation enables optimal and fresh tasting cold brew to
be created from concentrates with
the same turn-key design as a soft
drink program. "

Contact BKON today to learn
about the features of our
company and product.


Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021

Editor's Note
Industry News
OCS Update
Pandemic Proofing with PPE
Happy Returns
Future Forward
Social Hubs
Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - PCOV1
Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - PCOV2
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Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - Editor's Note
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Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - 7
Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - Industry News
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Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - 11
Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - OCS Update
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Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - Pandemic Proofing with PPE
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Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - 17
Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - Happy Returns
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Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - Future Forward
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Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - Classifieds
Automatic_Merchandiser_February-March_2021 - Social Hubs
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