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Grupo Nutresa S.A. has acquired full control of Cameron’s Coffee, a Minnesota-based coffee roasting and distribution company. Read more

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Since its acquisition last year by Coca-Cola, UK-based Costa Coffee has grown 48% in value, according to the 2019 BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable UK Brands report. Read more

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Italian Expansion

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Two iconic Italian coffee brands – Lavazza and illycaffè – are pushing forward with initiatives and innovations designed to introduce their products to new customers across North America. Read more

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Jollibee Foods Corp.’s $350-million takeover of American retailer Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf is complete, making the fast-food giant the first Filipino company to have a significant investment in the global retail coffee. Read more

Coffee Report

The Philippine fast-food giant that purchased Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in July, has expressed an interest in additional mergers or acquisitions in the United States and China. Read more

Coffee Report

Cafe Coffee Day, India’s largest retail coffee chain, remains in limbo following the death of company founder V.G. Siddhartha. Now management is looking to restart talks with Coca-Cola in an effort to reduce the company’s debt. Read more

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Jollibee Foods Corp., the largest fast-food chain in the Philippines, plans to purchase the struggling Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf coffee chain for $350 million. Read more

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Viennese coffee roaster Julius Meinl is expanding its position in the United Kingdom with the acquisition of coffee distributor Aroma & Gusto. Read more

Coffee Report

The $5.1 billion sale of Costa Limited to The Coca-Cola Company is complete. The acquisition gives Coca-Cola an immediate coffee position in 30 countries. Read more

Coffee Report

Wilbur Curtis, founded in 1941, is one of America’s largest tea and coffee brewing equipment makers, earning $90 million annually and employing 300. Read more

Equipment

JAB Holding Co. senior partner Bart Becht, the operational genius behind an expansive $52 billion spending spree that has transformed the global coffee market, will step down as chairman and retire in 2019. Read more

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The Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group strengthened its position in Australia in early February with the acquisition of The Bean Alliance for $17.4 million. Read more

Coffee Report

Peet’s Coffee has acquired a majority share in Revive Kombucha, a California-based craft brewery that produces the popular ready-to-drink fermented tea. Read more

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Lincolnshire, Ill.-based Crown Brands has acquired Tomlinson Industries, makers of No-Drip faucets and fittings for beverage and liquid dispensing. Read more

Equipment

Lavazza Group, one of Italy’s leading coffee manufacturing companies, has acquired the beverage division of Mars Inc. Read more

Coffee Report

The foundation on which beverage retail rests is firming up as mergers and acquisitions consolidate the decades-stable $85 billion global coffee market. Read more

The soft drink giant is acquiring Costa Limited, the United Kingdom’s leading coffee brand, for USD $5.1 billion. The agreement, announced Aug. 31, is expected to close by July 2019. Read more

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A new report by Coffee Barometer points to consolidation in the coffee industry as the cause of significant problems. Read more

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Neumann Kaffee Gruppe has acquired majority control of Seattle-based Atlas Coffee Importers and will make it a subsidiary of the worldwide green trading company. Read more

Coffee Report

Nestlé Waters North America announced in December the sale of its Tradewinds ready-to-drink and Sweet Leaf Tea brands to Dunn’s River Brands for an undisclosed sum. Read more

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