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Costa Coffee

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

Costa Coffee, the world’s second largest coffee chain, has introduced a controversial policy allowing stores to refuse drinks to anyone under the age of 16. Read more

News

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

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. Read more

Features

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

Coffee Report

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

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