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What Was The Year?

2019-07-23T14:20:13+01:00July 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

What was the year when Lyons Coffee first hit the shelves? It's true that when it comes to coffee used in vending machines, Lyons Instant is the new kid on the block. Having said that, is there anybody out there who hasn’t heard of Lyons’ Coffee? Hasn’t it been around forever? Well, it hasn’t quite been around forever; but with the help of the ten clues below - and without resorting to Google - can you work out What Was The Year when Lyons’ Coffee first appeared? Good luck! What Was The Year? Number plates are introduced as cars are licensed for the first time The Daily Mirror re-launches as a pictorial newspaper using photos [...]

We Think When Vending Operators Try Our Coffee, There’ll Be No Going Back…

2019-05-15T13:17:02+01:00May 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lyon’s Instant Coffee is ‘the new kid on the block’. It has credibility in abundance and if there’s one word that sums up what vending operators look for when they’re considering taking on a new brand, it’s ‘credibility’. The team behind the brand, Jim Cain, Andy Grelak and Geoff Wakelin, can call upon 100 years of coffee experience between them. ‘Jim and I used to work for Lyons Tetley in the old days’, Geoff Wakelin said. ‘I actually launched Lyons Instant, much to the chagrin of others in the company that only believed in roast and ground. So we knew the values associated with the brand inside out.’ Lyons is one of Britain’s best-known brand [...]