What is Nitro Coffee?

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 11, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Rich, creamy, foamy, delicately sweet, and served ice cold... just what is nitro coffee and why is it the hottest new beverage trend to hit Canadian coffee shops?

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Topics: beverages, beverage, coffee, JoeTap

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

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 6, 2021 7:30:00 AM

Choosing the right ice and then finding the right machine to implement your ice program can involve many decisions and factors.

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Topics: beverages, Hoshizaki

Creating Perfect Frozen Drinks With Hamilton Beach

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Jul 2, 2021 12:00:00 AM

The summer season has begun, and as provinces across Canada are slowly opening up bars and restaurants, the time to get ready for those customers who are going to want to enjoy a frozen drink is now.

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Topics: Hamilton Beach, beverages

Gearing Up For a Canadian Summer

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Jun 3, 2021 10:44:04 AM

The weather is getting warmer, and it's transitioning into the long-awaited summer months in Canada (finally!) Whether you're a fan of hiking, boating, or even heading to the Calgary Stampede, most Canadians stand in solidarity that summer is the absolute best in Canada.

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Topics: beverages

User-Friendly, Quality Espresso With Synesso

Posted by W.D. Colledge on May 25, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Grabbing a cup of coffee is something Canadians love to do. According to the website Coffee BI, Canada is one of the largest coffee-consuming countries in the world. 

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Topics: beverages

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