Coffee is the most famous drink these days. When there is too much workload, it helps you to get refreshed. It also helps to regain energy, when you are feeling so much tired. Coffee is a tasty drink that is rich in caffeine. It is produced from the plant seed of tropical plants. The ingredients in the coffee provide strength to our nervous system. The goat herder Kaldi was the first person who drinks coffee in the 9th century. He collected the berries and threw them into the fire. The roasted berries were very tasty, he mixed the berries and drank them by mixing in the water.
There are a huge number of coffee brands available in the world. In this article, I am sharing top 10 brands of coffee that are famous for their taste and also liked by many people.
10. Au Bon Pain
In 1976, this brand of coffee was founded by Louis Rapuano and Louis Kane in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The company delivers this brand of coffee in the United States, India and Thailand. The CEO and president of the company is Susan Morelli. It is an American brand of coffee. The owner of the brand is LNK Partners and management. This brand earned a place in the health magazine and it is the first brand that also display calories on every menu of the restaurant. There are around 300 restaurants of this brand in the world. The cafes are available in the urban areas, colleges, shopping mall, hospitals and many other places. The headquarter of this brand is located in the Boston’s scenic Seaport. The revenue of this brand is US $0.37 million. This brand offers coffee with other products including baked food, soups, salads, beverage and other food items. In the US, it was ranked as one of the healthiest restaurant.
9. Peet’s Coffee & Tea
This brand of coffee was founded in 1966 by the Alfred Peet. The company’s headquarters is located in the Emeryville, California. The CEO of the company is Dave Burwick. This company offers coffee beans, beverages, tea and other food items. There is around 5 thousand employees in the company. The parent company of this brand is JAB Holding. The company’s revenue in 2015 is $700 MM. This was the first brand of coffee that offers coffee beans and brewed coffee. This brand offers rich and complex coffee by providing fresh and superior quality beans and small batches.
8. Caribou Coffee Company
This brand of coffee was founded in 1992. This brand is owned by the JAB german holding Company. The company retail coffee and tea and its headquarter are located in the Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, US. The CEO of the company is Mike Tattersfield. There are around 6 thousand employees working in the company. This company is specialized in the blends of tea and coffee, sandwiches, bakery products and other food items. This company has franchise in 203 locations in ten countries. This company also has 273 other coffee stores in the 18 states. It is one of the leading chains of coffee in the USA. This brand provides a unique taste of coffee. The revenue of the company is US $0.497 billion. This brand has been awarded with the Rainforest Alliance Corporate Award. This brand also focuses on promoting the environmental protection.
7. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
In 1963, this brand of coffee was founded by Herbert B. Hyman and Mona Hyman in the Los Angeles, CA. The company has 12 thousand employees and its headquarters is located in the Los Angeles, CA, USA. The provides its coffee, tea and food products in the whole world. The president and CEO of the company is John Fuller. The company provides its services, including the coffee bean and tea leaf in more than thousand locations. It imported gourmet coffee beans and export roasted beans of coffee. The parent company of this brand is International Coffee & Tea, LLC. The revenue of the company is around USD $500 million. This company is famous for its hot coffee and ice blended coffee and tea. All the products of this brand are certified by the Kosher.
6. Dunkin’ Donuts
In 1950, this company was founded by the William Rosenberg in the Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. The company’s headquarters is located in the Canton, Massachusetts, United States. The company has 11 thousand stores and offer its services in the whole world. The Nigel Travis is the chairman and CEO of the company. It offers products including baked food, hot, frozen and iced beverages, sandwiches, drinks and other food products. The company’s total revenue is around US $10.1 billion. This brand offers its services to 3 million customers each day. It sells and offers a wide variety of products to its customers. In 1955, the company licensed its first franchise. This brand of coffee has 12 thousand restaurants and coffee shops in the whole world. The coffee of this brand comes in a variety of tastes and very delicious.
In 1895, this brand of coffee was founded by the Luigi Lavazza in Turin, Italy. The company’s headquarter is located in the Turin, Italy. The Alberto Lavazza is the president and Antonio Baravalle is the CEO of the company. The company has $US1.34 billion revenue and 2,700 employees in the company. This company imports coffee from the Brazil and Colombia, America, Africa, Indonesia and other countries. This brand share 47% of the market and it is a leader in Italian coffee companies. This brand has 50 coffee centers in the whole world. It offers different coffee, including Top class, Super crema, espresso drinks, Crema gusto, capsules of coffee – A modo mio, dek and many more. This company has its branches in other countries, including UK, America, brazil, Asia and some other parts. This brand also offers chicken stick with special coffee with some very tasty items.
4. Costa Coffees
In 1971, this company was founded by Bruno Costa and Sergio Costa in the London, England. The company’s headquarters is located in the Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England. The company has stores in 3,401 locations and it offer its services in the whole world. The CEO of the company is Dominic Paul. It offers different products including coffee, tea, sandwiches and iced drinks. The company has a revenue of around US $1.48 billion. This brand is a subsidiary of Whitbread plc. The Whitbread is a UK based multinational hotel and restaurant. Earlier, this company exports roasted coffee to Italian shops in wholesale. In 2006, this company sponsor, Costa Book Awards show. This brand has 18 thousand branches in the whole world, this makes it one of the largest coffee chain.
3. Panera Bread
In 1987, this company was founded by the Kenneth J. Rosenthal, Ronald M. Shaich and Louis Kane in the Kirkwood, Missouri, US. Its headquarter is located in the Sunset Hills, Missouri, US. It has 2 thousand stores in the world. This chain of coffee is based in Canada and US. The Ronald M. Shaich is the CEO and Chairman of the company. The company offers different products including cold sandwiches, hot soups, bread, salads, coffee, tea and other food products. There are 47 thousand employees working with this company. This brand is famous for its fresh food ingredients, flavors and delicious coffee. This brand offers coffee in bags and also in cups. The revenue of the company is US $2.53 billion.
2. Tim Hortons
In 1964, this company was founded by the Tim Horton, Jeffrey Ritumalta Horton and Ron Joyce in the Hamilton, Ontario. The company’s headquarter is located in the Oakville, Ontario, Canada. It provides its services in 4,613 different locations. It offers its services in the Canada, Ireland, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Philippines, QATAR and many other places. The Alex Behring is the chairman and Daniel Schwartz is the CEO of the company. The revenue of the company is around US $3 billion with 1 lakh as the number of employees. It is a Canadian multinational company that sells coffee, doughnuts, hot chocolate and other food products. This brand holds Canadian market’s 62% of share in coffee. It is Canada’s biggest and leading coffee chain. It has more branches than McDonalds. This brand has 4300 coffee restaurants in the world and 500 coffee restaurants in America only.
It is a manufacturer of coffee and tea and sell it globally. This company was founded in 1971, by the students of San Francisco, Jerry Baldwin, Zev Siegl and Gordon Bowker in the Elliott Bay, Seattle, Washington, U.S. The company’s headquarter is located in the Seattle, Washington, US. This company has 24,464 shops and provides its services globally. The Kevin Johnson is the president and CEO of the company. This company offers coffee, bakery products, shakes, chicken, green tea, beverages, smoothies, tea, baked food and sandwiches. The company has a revenue of US$19.16 billion and 238,000 employees. It is one the largest and leading company of coffee in the world.
All these are the top brands of coffee in the world. All these brands of coffee offer delicious and unique taste with top quality of coffee. These coffee shops are a good place to spend time with your loved ones and to hang out with your friends. These brands are globally liked and loved by people. These brands are best for regular coffee drinkers to fresh the mind with a hectic schedule.