New Middleby Beverage Brands

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 9, 2020 8:37:45 AM

WD Colledge is happy to announce that we will be representing the new Middleby beverage companies. From bar and beverage automation to the best coffee makers available in the commercial market, we're your one stop resource to all things beverage.

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Topics: beverages, trends, Middleby

Three Ways to Make Your Beverage Program More Profitable

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 7, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Beverages can be one of the most profitable product segments of any foodservice operation. Whether you're a cocktail bar or a coffee bar, trends show more and more consumers are looking for high quality, handmade, craft beverages.

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Topics: Hamilton Beach, beverages

A Quick Look at Canada's Beverage Trends in 2020

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM

While the COVID-19 crisis has certainly changed several aspects of beverage service in Canada -- in large part the ways in which they are delivered to customers -- the trends we saw at the beginning of the year are still just as relevant as ever. In some cases, you could even argue beverages are even more accessible than food in 2020, simply because of their portability for takeout and delivery scenarios.

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Topics: beverages, trends

Introducing the Culinary Colledge

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Aug 31, 2020 12:29:25 PM

Do you ever wonder what exactly goes on inside the kitchen at W.D. Colledge?

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Topics: beverages, trends

The History of Beer in Canada

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Jun 9, 2020 10:49:13 AM

It's no secret that Canadians love their beer. Beer is the most commonly consumed alcoholic beverage across the country and has been for centuries. But how did beer brewing begin in Canada, and how did it become as popular as it is now? Today, we're taking you through Canada's rich history with this famous malt beverage. Cheers!

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Topics: beverages, history, beer

Three Untraditional Drink Recipes That Will Change the Way You Think About Beverages

Posted by W.D. Colledge on May 19, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Beverage profitability is important, and just thinking outside the box in terms of how you use traditional beverage ingredients can often enhance that. Let's take a quick look at untraditional drink recipes that just might change the way you think about the beverages you serve in your Canadian foodservice operation.

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Topics: Hamilton Beach, beverages, recipes

[Infographic] Choosing the Right Ice (and then Finding the Right Ice Maker)

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Jan 24, 2019 12:48:01 PM
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Topics: beverages, Hoshizaki

Analyzing the Rising Cost of Cocktails

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Nov 7, 2018 8:23:57 PM

In the last several years, we’ve seen an enormous rise in the cost of a craft cocktail. Whether we’re in a speakeasy or a craft cocktail bar located inside a trendy hotel, operators are trying to squeeze every ounce of profit out of every pour (as they should) sometimes literally.

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Topics: beverages