Coca-Cola HBC AG’s wholly-owned subsidiary CC Beverages Holdings II BV has reached an agreement to acquire a 30% equity shareholding in Casa Del Caffè Vergnano SpA, a premium Italian coffee company.
Harris Tea Company has announced the acquisition of Tetley Harris Food Group from Tata Consumer Products Company.
The coffee shop consolidation game continues following the 30 October news that Inspire Brands is acquiring Dunkin’ Brands Group, the parent company of Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins. While it may be the last coffee brand acquisition we see this year, it certainly won’t be “the last” — given the current global environment, I am sure we will see more M&As in the not-so-distant future.
Schuil Coffee, the Grand Rapids, Michigan-based specialty coffee roaster and distributor has acquired The Sparrows Coffee wholesale business.
The European Tea Society (ETS) is a newly formed not-for-profit organisation based in Bedford, England, whose driving principle is to create, promote and inspire excellence in the specialty tea community.