Instant drinks

Customized instant beverages

The Uelzena Group is one of the biggest manufacturers of instant beverages in Europe. Under the division brand Schoppe Instant Beverages, we are a reliable partner in the instant beverages sector, representing exceptional quality and the best properties in vending and capsule machines. Behind the products, you’ll find a customised, personal service and an entire supply chain focused specifically on developing and producing instant beverages. 

Our product range is diverse: The selection of instant beverages includes cocoa and drinking chocolates, toppings, coffee creamers, instant coffees, instant teas and all kinds of instant beverages for vending machines, capsule or manual preparation. We provide our products as private labels, packed under our customers’ brands or as a well-established product under our own brand SCHO®.

Hot beverages for vending, catering and food retail

We specialise in instant beverages and powdered components for serving from hot beverage vending machines. As pioneers in this segment in the German market, we have played a decisive role together with our customers in shaping this sector. 

The focus of our work is on private-label business for customers throughout Europe. These include major brand manufacturers in the food industry, coffee roasters and caterers, as well as the vending sector and food retail. We also market our own product line with established recipes that have been tested on the market under our own brand SCHO®. 

Experience and technological expertise

The expertise we have acquired over many years in the ultra-specific application properties of powders in vending machines, capsule systems or for manual preparation is combined with state-of-the-art technology for production and packaging. Our two production sites in Uelzen and Ratzeburg are home to spray towers, mixing and agglomeration plants for various batch sizes, and packaging plants for sticks, sachets, tins and pouches. 

Proven quality

As an experienced private-label producer, we hold all important certifications, such as ISO 9001 and IFS, and are regularly audited by our customers. At request, we also manufacture according to the requirements of Rainforest Alliance, Fairtrade and/or organic specifications.