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This is where you can find our latest press releases and discover newsworthy coffee moments. 

Coffee Culture at the Seeblick Hotel in Emmetten, Switzerland

The Seeblick Hotel, located about 800 meters above sea level and offering a magnificent view over Lake Lucerne in central Switzerland, is an oasis in nature and a popular destination. Whether for vacationers, local hikers or business people – the Seeblick Hotel acts as a source of inspiration and relaxation, as well as offering a vacation atmosphere. Hotel manager Philippe Amstutz and his team go to great lengths to satisfy all needs equally, working in close collaboration with local businesses, connecting with customers emotionally and ensuring quality down to the finest detail. This is also true of its coffee culture, where indulgence is a must! To ensure that this is the case, the "Seeblick family" works together with the people who practically created this experience – Franke Coffee Systems.

Franke’s new digital platform enables individualized and convenient product experience

Franke Coffee Systems launches its new virtual platform, Franke Digital Coffee Machine Explorer. Visitors can expect an engaging, personal experience around Franke’s complete portfolio, from the A300 to the A1000, the Specialty Beverage Station, and the barista-favorite, the S700. The digital environment lends itself to personalized visits for exploring Franke’s full range of professional fully automatic coffee machines, as well as Franke Coffee Technologies.

A place for lifestyle and indulgence: Franke Coffee Systems presents its passion for coffee and innovation in new flagship showroom

Franke Coffee Systems welcomes coffee business owners and operators, distributors, and partners to the new flagship showroom at the company’s headquarters in Aarburg, Switzerland. Sharing their mutual passion for coffee, Franke and their customers can come together to use the showroom as the center for finding solutions that drive business success. The Swiss manufacturer of professional, fully automatic coffee machines celebrated the opening of their new showroom dedicated to creating premium coffee experiences, in autumn 2021.

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The road to integrated coffee competence

Franke Coffee Systems discusses how it uses automation to create innovative barista tools that consistently achieve high in-cup quality and the perfect customer experience.

First live event featuring new IndividualMilk Technology and more innovations by Franke Coffee Systems at HOSTMilano, 22 – 26 October 2021

Franke Coffee Systems is live at HOST 2021, in Milan, Italy. Featuring its groundbreaking IndividualMilk Technology, Franke is also showcasing their latest Franke Coffee Technologies for strengthening the coffee to-go business with high in-cup quality and performance capabilities. Focusing on flexible business options, the Swiss company is introducing new, even more streamlined footprints for two of their popular professional fully automatic coffee solutions: the compact and multiple award-winning Franke A300 and the Franke Specialty Beverage Station (SB1200).

Man standing in front of a bar with the Franke A300 fully automatic coffee machine in the background

Franke focused on Asia

Franke Coffee Systems is actively evolving in one of the world’s most desirable trade regions. Announcing master distributor licences in both Japan and China, the Swiss manufacturer is continuing to delve into local needs and trending consumer demands in Asia.

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Tucked away, the world slows and the moments take shape

Where wisps of ethereal cloud dance over the riverside forests and the evening sun bathes the Hohgant mountain in golden light. There, at the entrance to the Emmental valley, lies the Kemmeriboden Bad Hotel and Country Inn. Anyone who finds their way here arrives somewhere they feel completely at home. Hosts Alexandra and Reto Invernizzi, together with their team, have made this their mission. Their valued partnerships with local suppliers, who give their all to give the hotel that sense of home, also contribute to this atmosphere. And every once in a while, an exceptional supplier is sought from beyond these hills; one such supplier is Franke Coffee Systems.

Two women drinking coffee in an office kitchen in front of the Franke A300 fully automatic coffee machine

Franke A300 wins iF Design Award 2021

Franke Coffee Systems’ most compact and adaptable professional coffee machine, the A300, has been awarded yet another prestigious design award: the iF Design Award 2021. This is the second internationally recognized award for Franke Coffee Systems and its carefully designed A300 this year. The iF Design Award confirms the A300’s unique achievements in ensuring reliably great coffee moments while also contributing visual appeal to every location.

All in one - yet individual: Franke IndividualMilk Technology

With IndividualMilk Technology, Franke Coffee Systems is enabling the automatic market to meet growing demands for alternatives to traditional dairy milk.

Fully automatic coffee machine Franke A300 in a restaurant

Franke A300 wins Red Dot Design Award: Product Design 2021

Franke Coffee Systems’ most compact and adaptable professional coffee machine, the A300, has been awarded the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021. The award confirms the A300’s unique achievements in ensuring reliably great coffee moments while also contributing visual appeal to every location. The internationally recognized Red Dot Award also serves to validate the A300 as an ideal, premium segment coffee machine especially in terms of quality, performance, and design.

Milk choices for pure, coffee moments – now to-go with Franke’s IndividualMilk Technology

Groundbreaking, new IndividualMilk Technology from Franke Coffee Systems guarantees consumer choices for milk alternatives are respected in full, even in self-serve locations. Whether choosing from vegan milk, lactose-free milk, or dairy milk, for any coffee beverage, Franke’s pioneering IndividualMilk Technology guarantees each milk option remains pure and free of cross-contamination.

Groundbreaking new technology by Franke Coffee Systems – virtual launch set for IDX_FS powered by INTERNORGA

Franke Coffee Systems will be showcasing game-changing new technology during this year’s virtual IDX_FS event from March 15 - 17, 2021. The company’s latest technology breakthrough will be revealed to the public for the first time, beginning from the first day of the show, and will be presented together with the company’s recently introduced Franke Specialty Beverage Station (SB1200).

Taking a moment with Franke’s Moment Creator

Franke Coffee Systems knows it’s all about the moment, especially right now, and is inviting both customers and coffee lovers to take a breather from their busy days. Website visitors are offered a quick, happy moment to refresh.

Even closer to Chinese customers and partners

Franke Coffee Systems strengthens presence in Asia with their own company in China to further growth in this rising key market.

New Franke Touchless web application - the safe, contactless way to enjoy coffee

Ordering a beverage from a coffee machine in a self-service area without having to touch any buttons or displays? With the new Franke Touchless web application, customers can select a drink incredibly easily using their own mobile phones, without coming into contact with the coffee machine touch screen.

The Specialty Beverage Station (SB1200) from Franke Coffee Systems allows the beverage retailers to be fully prepared for today's coffee trends – as well as tomorrow's

Thanks to the new Specialty Beverage Station (SB1200), an unprecedented variety of hot and cold coffee beverages can be prepared. Flexible and without additional add-on units, the SB1200 allows businesses to implement current and future beverage trends with ease. To achieve this, Franke – a long-established Swiss company – has combined its technical expertise, its drive for innovation and its decades of international experience into this state-of-the-art beverage station.

The new Iced Coffee Module from Franke Coffee Systems gives customers the opportunity to easily offer new trend beverages

Anyone ordering a coffee beverage today is not just ordering a caffeinated beverage, but also a personal expression of lifestyle, indulgence and variety. This trend and the customer’s demand for coffee drinks matching one’s lifestyle has now reached all forms of gastronomy. Identifying emerging trends and ensuring a quick and simple implementation for customers has always been an important driving force for Franke Coffee Systems. This is also the case with Franke's new Iced Coffee Module. With this latest innovation the Swiss company is taking the preparation of trendy cold coffee beverages to a completely new level. The development focused mainly on making the coffee business as simple and versatile as possible for the customers.

Franke Digital Services leverage coffee machines display and IoT to enhance operators’ success

Franke Coffee Systems launches the next generation of its Digital Services. Promotion images on coffee machine displays can now be updated without any on-site interaction and operators can monitor their entire coffee machine fleet centrally via cloud connection.

Franke Coffee Systems: It's all about the moment

Franke Coffee Systems creates exceptional coffee experiences with its high-quality, fully automatic coffee machines, and shows just how important holistic customer experiences are with the customer services and innovative digital services on offer.

Franke officially launches the new A300 at Intergastra in Stuttgart from 15 to 19 February 2020

With the new A300, Franke is presenting a compact fully automatic coffee machine that enables the entry into the professional premium segment. A wide range of equipment and configuration options make the A300 an adaptable performer. The new Franke A300 brings the premium coffee experience to even the smallest locations.

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New brand image and technical innovations launch at Host 2019

Franke Coffee Systems will be taking advantage of Host trade fair in Milan to present its innovations in fully automatic coffee machines and Digital Services, which will be launched in 2020. But new products, digital solutions and services are not the only news the well-known Swiss coffee machine manufacturer presents to the specialist audience in Milan this year. The traditional Swiss company has updated its entire brand image – using the new concept line: "It’s all about the moment".

Marco Zancolò becomes the new Head of Franke Coffee Systems

Franke Group appoints Marco Zancolò as the new Head of the Franke Coffee Systems division and at the same time as a member of the Group Management. From October 2019, Marco Zancolò will take over as the Head of the Franke Coffee Systems division and will at the same time be appointed a member of the Group Management.

Franke invests in strategic partnership with Dalla Corte S.R.L.

The Swiss Franke Group welcomes Dalla Corte S.R.L., a premium coffee machine manufacturer from Italy, into its family of companies. With this strategic partnership, Franke is expanding its range of professional coffee machines with traditional espresso machines. The two companies will continue to operate on the market independently in the future.

iQFlow™ – Revolutionizing Coffee Making.

At Franke, the focus has always been on using cutting-edge technology to deliver premium quality beverages. Now Franke is taking things one step further and revolutionizing the traditional espresso concept with its groundbreaking iQFlow™ technology.

A200 – Wonderfully easy to use

Perfect coffee enjoyment has never been easier! With the Franke A200 and its intuitive touch screen, your customers can make up to 18 coffee and beverage dreams come true with ease. And the best thing about it? You don't even need a manual or any experience working with the Franke A200 to put it into service or clean it – the display will guide you visually through every step.

A400: Let’s go premium everywhere

With the A400, Franke is bringing the premium technology of its professional machines into a new class. It now makes the most sophisticated coffee experience available to all – including convenience stores, retailers, offices, the hotel industry, book stores, bakeries, etc. Now every business can enjoy the finest coffee.

A600 FM EC: All you need for the perfect coffee

The A600 from Franke Coffee Systems caters to providing customized beverage preparation of the best quality using sophisticated Swiss technology. This allows the A600 to enhance the efficient service of beverages. The latest design is equipped with the FoamMaster™ for almost unlimited beverage variety and the automatic EasyClean cleaning system for impeccable hygiene.

A600 – Unbeatable in service and self-service

A crystal clear touch screen with a choice of three user interfaces makes the Franke A600 a wonderful solution for service or self-service. You choose whether you want the display to show enticing coffee creations, offer an intuitive overview for self-service, or guide you through efficient support solutions.

A800 – A capacity heavyweight

The A800 fully automatic coffee machine is designed to deliver top-quality beverages in high quantities and very quickly. Do you need to brew a perfect espresso, foam some milk, and prepare a hot tea all at the same time? The professional three-boiler system can handle this with ease. The A800 can deftly handle even the very highest levels of demand.

White fully automatic coffee machine Franke A1000 with Cooling Unit, FlavorStation, Accounting System and Cup Warmer

The new A1000: the next level of luxury

The A1000 is the result of all the expertise, experience, innovative spirit and passion of Franke Coffee Systems. It brings highly personalized coffee creations to life like never before, showcasing individuality on a whole new scale.

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