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Retail coffee in the United States continued to grow in 2018 topping out at $87 billion in sales, according to a new report issued in November by the Specialty Coffee Association. Read more

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The pace of new coffee shop openings in the United States continues to slow, according to new research from Allegra World Coffee Portal. Read more

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China’s Ideal Specialty Coffee Cultivar Could be a F1 Hybrid Read more

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Chinese history meets Starbucks’ coffeehouse culture in the company’s new Reserve flagship in Tianjin, China. Read more

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A poll of 2,000 US coffee drinkers by Peet’s Coffee & Tea shows the importance of coffee freshness and flavor. 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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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

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McDonald’s recently updated its McCafé coffee branding in the United States with this accompanying tagline: “Good is Brewing.” Read more

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Paul, a French bakery and restaurant chain, is ramping up to expand its reach in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam. Read more

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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is now offering delivery at 180 company-owned stores in California and Arizona with a national rollout during the summer. Read more

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India’s largest retail coffee chain tries to rebound following the death of company founder V.G. Siddhartha. Read more

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Starbucks confidently explained to investors during the weeks before it debuted, that Chinese rival Luckin Coffee’s BlackRock-backed IPO will not derail 20 years of market dominance. Read more

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Rick Anguilla joined Oregon-based Dutch Bros Coffee in April as the company’s first-ever chief marketing officer. He will serve as the company’s brand strategist. Read more

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Peet’s Coffee recently expanded its Order Ahead phone app with the goal of enhancing the customer experience. Now consumers can save time by ordering in advance and find orders waiting when they arrive. Read more

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Luckin Coffee Inc., the startup attempting to unseat Starbucks as the leading retail coffee chain in China, has filed for an initial public offering in the United States. The Bejing-based company seeks to raise $300 million in the IPO. Read more

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Starbucks is solidifying its leading position in Korea's coffee industry, market analysts recently told the Korea Times. Read more

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Local media reports the surge of cafés in South Korea has reached its peak. Thousands of Seoul’s 17,000-plus coffee houses have shut their doors due to a saturated market and an increase in home brewing. Read more

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Coffee drinkers at Burger King fast-food restaurants in the United States can get a hot cup of coffee at any time for only $5 a month with the company’s new subscription service. Read more

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Archer Farms, Target Corp.’s flagship coffee brand, will use certified fair trade beans by the year 2022, according to a Reuters report. Certification will be provided through Fair Trade USA and applies to both bag and pod products. Read more

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Ron Joyce, who founded the iconic Tim Horton’s coffee-and-donut chain, died Jan. 31. He was 88. Read more

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