SSP America & Briggo Team Up to Enhance the Airport Experience for Travelers
13 August 2019
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SSP America, a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, announces an exclusive agreement with Briggo Coffee, ranked on Fast Company's 2019 World's Most Innovative Companies list for its innovative coffee solution. The SSP America and Briggo agreement officially launches a fresh initiative to introduce the kiosk concept to U.S. and Canadian airports as a way to enhance the airport experience.
While ordering ahead from the Briggo mobile app or on the Coffee Haus touchscreens, travelers can customize their flavored latte, cappuccino or other gourmet hot and iced coffee and tea drinks. Using the precision and efficiency of Briggo's robotic technology, drinks are crafted within minutes from custom whole-bean blends, fresh dairy and gourmet syrups at a rate of up to 100 cups per hour.
"The SSP America team is passionate about bringing cool, authentic brands to airports," commented Pat Murray, Executive Vice President, at SSP America. "Briggo delivers serious innovation to brewing coffee we believe will enhance the traveler's experience. It's quick and the quality is impeccable. We think airports are going to find Briggo an excellent addition to their retail landscape given its small footprint, minimal requirements and turnkey installation."
Ideal as an additional feature for high-traffic locations where quality and convenience are in high demand, Briggo's Coffee Haus features its own Briggo Blend of high-altitude arabica beans. In addition to the Briggo Blend, SSP America and Briggo will also work with airport teams to select local brands to showcase in their Coffee Hauses. The fully-automated kiosks can operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
"This ground-breaking partnership will allow us to significantly increase the speed and scale at which we enable access to specialty coffee in airports," said Briggo Chief Executive Officer Kevin Nater. "SSP America embodies the same innovative spirit and commitment to quality, consistency and convenience which our award-winning team strives for every day. Together we will empower passengers to create their perfect cups of connected coffee 24 hours a day, 7 days a week."
SSP America is a division of SSP Group, a global leader in the business of creating restaurants, bars, cafés and marches in environments where people are on the move. With over 50 years of experience, SSP's nearly 37,000 employees serve approximately 1.5 million passengers daily in 33 countries. Our operations span around 2,600 outlets across 500 locations representing more than 500 of our own and licensed brands.
The SSP America team is driven by a shared vision to bring authentic restaurant experiences to every airport in North America. Our employees have a passion for exceptional food served by people who believe in heartfelt hospitality. Our airport partners trust SSP America to deliver a world-class portfolio of brands with broad passenger appeal and lasting commercial viability. Our brand heroes trust us to bring a taste of place to their hometown airport.
About Briggo Coffee
Briggo is the leader in "Connected Coffee," empowering people to create perfectly customized, gourmet coffee and tea on demand. The Connected Coffee Experience leverages Briggo's whole-bean Latin American blend, fresh dairy and gourmet syrups to deliver quality, consistency and convenience through a mobile app and robotic Coffee Haus.
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