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

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

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

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The Japanese believe a person can never truly master any skill. You can constantly improve, but there is no limit – no endpoint for your mastery. This applies to everything — martial arts, making sushi, and of course, brewing a great cup of coffee. 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

Coffee Report

Beverages are growing faster globally, on average, than consumer staples, making bottled drinks one of the more attractive categories of fast-moving consumer goods. Read more


McDonald’s, which generates millions of tons of take-away trash daily, boldly declared that by 2025 all of its guest packaging will be sustainable, and that recycling will be universal at its 37,000 locations in 100 countries. Read more


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