QUICK LINKS: Videos  |  Micromarkets |

Redemption Report

|

Classifieds

|

Buy a Classified Ad

|

Editorial Calendars

|

Circulation Data

|

Downloads

|

Bookstore

|

Date Book

Search:      

Bookmark this site




Issue Date: Vol. 53, No. 1, January 2013, Posted On: 12/26/2012


Cafe2U Coffee And Foodservice Vans Head Out On The Highways In 5 States


Emily Jed
Emily@vendingtimes.net
TAGS: mobile catering, food trucks, mobile food service, Cafe2U, gourmet coffee, mobile food, food van, coffee van, coffee vending, coffee service, Scott Bundy

BEND, OR -- Cafe2U, a mobile gourmet coffee and food franchise that started in Australia, reports that it has established a coast-to-coast presence during its first year in the United States, with vans on the road in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia and Oregon.

Cafe2U puts a full specialty coffee shop inside its vans. The back doors open to reveal a $7,000 espresso machine and $1,000 grinder that produce coffeehouse-quality drinks. The side door opens to a refrigerator full of milk for espresso drinks, gourmet food items, snacks, sodas and energy drinks. The vans follow a Monday-through-Friday route that allows them to serve as a coffee shop for dozens of businesses each day.

The mobile catering concept got its start in Australia in 2000 and started franchising in 2005. Two hundred franchises operate in Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, South Africa, Germany and the U.S.

Cafe2U USA president and chief executive Scott Bundy, based in Bend, OR, said he expects to open 12 more franchises in 2013 and believes the American coffee market will support 1,000.


Topic: Coffee Service News

Articles:
  • NCA Will Preview 2016 Coffee Drinking Survey At Annual Convention In Mid-March
  • Fred Schaeffer Becomes President Of Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee
  • Study Dispels Link Between Caffeine And Heart Palpitations
  • Colombia Yields Record Coffee Crop In 2015
  • Flavia's Creation 500 Brews Up New Hot Options For Office Refreshments

Copyright © 2016 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570