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Costa Coffee

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. more

Coffee Report

The tea-dominated culture of Britain, marked by stability and standardized brands, is now among the most dynamic coffee markets in the world, driven by specialty brewing and growth in locations. more

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A loss of shoppers in a key retail area is being blamed for slow sales among Costa Coffee’s outlets across the United Kingdom. more

Coffee Report

Efforts are under way to separate the United Kingdom’s largest coffee chain from the larger Whitbread, a company that owns the Premier In hotel chain and restaurant interests. The move, as reported by The Guardian, would take two years to complete. more

Coffee Report

Costa Roastery 2017

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Costa Coffee, one of the largest coffee brands in the United Kingdom, recently began roasting at its new facility in Basildon, Essex. The new facility is designed to quadruple Costa’s roasting capacity each year. more

Coffee Report

Coffee grounds from Costa Coffee, the United Kingdom’s largest retail coffee chain, soon will become biofuel. more

Coffee Report

The Southeast Asian branded coffee shop market shows solid growth with the total number of outlets estimated at more than 14,300 stores in 2015. more

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