JAB Holdings, the owner of Keurig Green Mountain, Peet’s Coffee, Caribou Coffee and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, said today it would buy quick casual chain Panera Bread Co for approximately USD $7.5 billion, as it expands its coffee and breakfast empire.
Starbucks Coffee Company announced its newest Roastery location will be in Piazza Cordusio in Milan, Italy.
The first of this two-part series examines new categories of added value associated with specialty coffee, particularly specialty coffee sourced directly from individual farms in small lots through a transparent and traceable model.
Peet’s Coffee has launched People & Planet, a new initiative featuring curated coffees that highlight the brand’s decades long heritage of caring for farmer communities at origin and for the environment.
Increasingly, companies are aiming to be more environmentally friendly, and one measurable mean toward that end is establishing operations that send zero waste to landfills.
Mars Drinks – a workplace-oriented division of Mars, Inc. – is introducing the Mars Drinks Aroma, a compact single-serve brewer for small workspaces that is also more sustainable than previous models.
Many may feel that the topic of climate change has been discussed ad nauseam.
But the conversation needs to continue because the impact of climate change on both tea and coffee plantations is real. Both industries need to explore strategies to combat the effects of climate change. These strategies include product diversification, agroforestry and better farming practices.
To better serve East Coast and Midwest customers, Brea, California-based PBFY has announced it is opening a new flexible packaging manufacturing and shipping site in Portland, Tennessee this month.
Campos Coffee is opening its first permanent café outside Australia, in the home of the Sundance Film Festival: Park City, Utah.
Olam International Limited, a Singapore-based leading agribusiness operating across the value chain in 70 countries announced today that it has acquired a 100% interest in East African coffee specialist, Schluter S.A.