Oat becomes the UK’s preferred dairy alternative in coffee shops
Oat has unseated coconut as UK consumers’ preferred dairy alternative in coffee shops. In a survey of more than 50,000 UK consumers conducted by World Coffee Portal, 16% indicated they had tried oat milk in a coffee shop over the last 12 months, ahead of coconut and almond at 12%, and soya at 9%.
Starbucks drops plant-based surcharge in the UK
Starbucks stores in the UK will no longer charge extra for almond, coconut, soy, oat or its Starbucks Original Nut blend non-dairy products.
Flash Coffee makes South Korea debut with two Seoul stores
The new retail coffee chain is continuing its expansion across Asia, entering the South Korean market and opening more stores in its native Singapore.