Water cooler company La Fantana enters the market of coffee machines for companies and HoReCa (hotel/restaurant/café) after purchasing the supplier of Lavazza products on the Romanian market Blue Coffee Service from Aquila group. The purchase is part of La Fantana company general strategy to consolidate their presence on the market and to expand their portfolio of products and services, reads a company release. La Fantana takes over 9,500 coffee machines through this operation, adding to the 110,000 water coolers they have at the moment. Last year, La Fantana reported a turnover of EUR 29 million in Romania and Serbia and has a portfolio exceeding 40,000 clients. Blue Coffee Service reported a turnover of EUR 9.7 million in 2013 and has 82 employees. Lavazza is one of the major coffee brands in the world, present in more than 90 states.