By Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host Published Sep 30, 2016 at 3:27 PM

In a release sent this afternoon, Colectivo announced that, as of today, its coffee will no longer be served at General Mitchell International Airport.

Until today, three Colectivo kiosks at the airport were operated and managed under a licensing agreement with SSP America. Colectivo chose to end its agreement with SSP, which has operated all three locations at Mitchell since 2009.

"We are disappointed we will no longer have the opportunity to serve travelers at Mitchell Field," says Scott Schwebel, VP Brand, Marketing, Retail for Colectivo. "Unfortunately, we could never consistently achieve the level of overall brand experience we demanded under SSP operations."

Update: Valentine Coffee will be served at all former Colectivo kiosks at the airport. Read more.

Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.