By Doris C. Dumlao
Homegrown coffee chain Figaro is set to expand to more countries in the Middle East after finalizing a deal with a Qatar-based international franchisee, which has committed to invest up to P480 million to develop a 40-store network across the Arabian region.
McDonald’s Tuesday became the latest food giant to enter the retail coffee market, announcing plans to market a variety of coffee products under its McCafe brand.
By Daxim L. Lucas
There was a time, not too long ago, when it was unthinkable for ordinary Filipinos to fork out over P100 for a cup of coffee.
By Vanessa B. Hidalgo
If not, then don’t you think it’s time you do? Coffee has become a very exciting commodity, not just in the Philippines, but throughout the world.
By Amy R. Remo
At least P77 billion in fresh investments may be needed over the next five years to boost local coffee production and meet the needs of local firms, an industry player said.