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Southeast Asia Coffee Markets Continue Unprecedented Surge

The rise of emerging markets across Southeast Asia for more than two decades has brought about a stunning rise in coffee consumption to the region’s already fast-expanding economies. From the biggest players in the traditional markets like the Philippines and Japan, to new giants such as China, South Korea, Indonesia and Vietnam, this is a welcome development for the coffee market and analysts expect the Asia coffee boom to set new records for world growth in coming years.

ASEAN Coffee Consumption and Competitive Landscape

The Asia Pacific market is expected to continue to experience dramatic coffee growth in the coming years. However, local brands–and mixes–dominate, so international players looking to enter the ASEAN market must ensure their brands “feel local” and cater to local tastes.

September 2017

Spotlight: Southeast Asia (Coffee and Tea) Equipment and Packaging Round Up Logistics & Warehousing; Equipment & Packaging Round Up Profile: Argo Tea Bonus Show Distribution: Tea & Coffee World Cup; PCCA Convention; North American Tea Conference; ICO Council Meeting; Pack Expo.

Dunkin’ Without the Donuts

“Time to make the donuts!” When I learned that Dunkin’ Donuts is planning to drop “Donuts” from its name in a test, the phrase “Time to make the donuts!” immediately popped into my mind as it is from my favorite old Dunkin’ Donuts commercials.

UTZ at Tea & Coffee World Cup

Only a few months after the major announcement that UTZ and the Rainforest Alliance have announced the intention to merge by the end of this year.

Starbucks to Acquire Remaining Shares of East China JV

Starbucks Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining 50% share of its East China (“East China JV”) business from Uni-President Enterprises Corporation (“UPEC”) and President Chain Store Corporation (“PCSC”).

Starbucks Augusta Plant to Nearly Double in Size

Prompted by growth and consumer demand, Starbucks announced a USD $120 million expansion of its Augusta Soluble Plant that will nearly double the size of the operation and create up to 100 new jobs at the Georgia facility in the year after construction is completed.