As the year comes to an end, we look at some of the big 2021 trends and how you can adapt them for your menus.
Drink trends: The tea rainbow
Black, green or red tea might be familiar, but white, yellow and blue teas are starting to gain popularity too.
With 100 million cups of tea being drunk in the UK every day, according to the UK Tea & Infusions Association, make sure you have a wide range of teas to suit all tastes.
Blue tea (butterfly pea flower tea) is a caffeine-free herbal tea made from the flower petals or powder. It’s a striking blue and can be used to create distinctive non-alcoholic cocktails too.
White and yellow teas derive from green teas and are fragrant, slightly fermented, and low in caffeine.
As mentioned in the last issue of Bar & Kitchen Trends, cafes are seeing customers ask for low-caffeine hot drinks in the late afternoon and onwards, so these are perfect to promote towards the end of the day.