Lydia joins the Red Bean team

Lydia joins the Red Bean team

We are very pleased to announce that Lydia Alton has joined the Red Bean Coffee team to manage our Newcastle operations. With over 8 years’ experience at Thornton’s, Lydia has considerable retail management experience and is looking forward to overseeing the successful opening of unit one in Newcastle in March.

Lydia said: "I'm delighted to be joining the team at such an exciting time for the business. There's a real buzz and enthusiasm for coffee in Newcastle, and I'm looking forward to creating lasting relationships with our customers and using my experience in retail to bring the Red Bean vision to life!"

Red Bean founder, Tom Acland, added: “Lydia is a natural communicator and relationship builder with loads of retail experience from an excellent background with Thornton’s. We are very delighted to work with her and crack on with building our new opening in Newcastle as well as putting in place our plans for later this year.”