Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

AdChoices

Constant craving: Global coffee industry at full perk Add to ...

Subscribers Only

Coffee is on a caffeinated high these days, driving mergers among global makers, aggressive expansion by retailers on both the higher and lower rungs of the food chain, and a raft of well-capitalized new entrants.

Mondelez International Inc. and DE Master Blenders 1753 have brewed up a merger that will create a global coffee giant with combined annual revenue of more than $7-billion (U.S.). The merger of Mondelez’s coffee business, the world’s second-largest, with Dutch-based DE Master Blenders, the No. 3 purveyor, will bring such brands as Jacobs, Gevalia, Carte Noire, Douwe Egberts, Kenco, Peet’s Coffee & Tea and Senseo capsules and Tassimo coffee makers under the same roof.

Report Typo/Error

Follow us on Twitter: @GlobeBusiness

Next story

loading

Trending

loading

Most popular videos »

More from The Globe and Mail

Most popular