illy Expands Cold Brew Coffee Portfolio with New RDF and illy Cold Brew Blade® Tap dispenser System
April 28 - 2022
Coffee Geography Magazine
As temperatures begin to rise and summer season nears, illycaffè, a global leader in sustainable, premium coffee, announces the official availability of two new illy Cold Brew coffee ready to drink flavors, and a new state-of-the-art illy Cold Brew Blade® dispenser system for the hospitality sector. New illy Cold Brew Blade® System – Tap Dispenser and Bag-in-Box The new illy Cold Brew Blade® System is a patented dispensing unit that creates a one-touch system that makes 2 different cold brew preparations with the simple twist of knob and exclusive venturi spout. This system dispenses illy Cold Brew or nitro-style illy Cold Brew Aria without the need for nitrogen tanks or an external compressed air source. The system utilizes 4.5-liter soft pack of cold brew consisting of the signature illy blend equipped with disposable dispensing tubes that eliminates the need to clean any internal elements of the machine, improving its food safety features and reducing day-to-day maintenance needed from staff.
The sleek dispensing unit features a LED lit dome that makes it highly visible, but the unit itself has a small base footprint that is only 8.5 inches wide by 11 inches long. The unit is also designed to keep the product at optimal cold temperature and fresh with a 14-day shelf life while in the dispensing unit. The 110v system is turn-key with minimal set-up. New illy Cold Brew Coffee – Ready to Drink Slim Cans illy is introducing two new ready to drink products, illy Cold Brew Cappuccino and Latte Macchiato, in an 8.45 oz slim can, convenient for on-the-go activity. These two new varieties - plus the original illy Cold Brew Classico - cover a range of preferences for premium coffee lovers.
illy Cold Brew ready to drink cold coffee is made from illy blend 100% Arabica coffee cold brewed for 12 hours. The new illy Cold Brew Cappuccino and Latte Macchiato varieties combine milk with illy's signature blend of nine single-origin coffees for a smooth rich taste, with no added preservatives, colors or flavors. The illy Cold Brew Cappuccino taste profile is balanced and smooth, incorporating milk and a hint of cocoa with only 90 calories. The silky-smooth illy Cold Brew Latte Macchiato combines milk with notes of caramel and coffee and delivers its creamy taste at only 110 calories.
"The expansion of our illy Cold Brew drinks positions illy to meet coffee lovers' on-going appetite for super premium cold coffee preparations" said Jack Edwards, President of illy caffè North America. "The illy Cold Brew portfolio represents the newest innovations from illy and delivers on our unwavering commitment to superior taste, quality and sustainability that is recognized around the world."
illycaffè is an Italian family business, founded in Trieste in 1933 and committed to offering the greatest coffee to the world. It produces the unique illy 100% Arabica blend made of 9 of the world's best selections of Arabica; each day more than 8 million cups are consumed in over 140 countries in the finest cafés, restaurants, hotels and in offices and homes.