Instant drinks

Tailor-made instant beverages

The Uelzena Group is one of the largest producers of instant drinks in Europe. We supply the European out-of-home market as well as the retail trade with instant products for vending machines and capsule systems as well as with specialty products for manual preparation.

We have a highly varied product portfolio: Uelzena eG and H. Schoppe & Schultz GmbH & Co. KG develop and produce instant coffee specialties, chocolate drinks, also for vending machines, instant teas and milk beverages as well as toppings and coffee creamers.

Hot beverages for vending, catering and food retail

Our focus is placed on instant drinks and powders for hot drink vending machines. We have been pioneering this segment in Germany and have shaped it decisively in cooperation with our customers.
We focus on private label products for customers from all over Europe including large branded food companies, coffee roasters and catering enterprises as well as the vending sector and food retailers. The brands Grubon and Scho are two of our product lines that complement our instant beverage portfolio.

Experience and technological expertise

We combine our specialist expertise gained over many years on specific application properties of powders in vending machines, capsule systems or the manual preparation with latest production and packaging technologies. At our production sites in Uelzen and Ratzeburg, we have spraying towers, mixing equipment for different batch sizes as well as packaging lines for sticks, sachets, cans and pouches at our disposal.

Verified quality

We are an experienced private label producer and of course certified according to the most important schemes including ISO 9001, IFS and BRC. Our customers also audit us on a frequent basis. Upon request, we can offer products which meet UTZ, Fairtrade and Organic requirements.

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