Caribou Coffee

Pork's versatility, cost effectiveness propel its addition to menus.
April 2014

Pork’s versatility, cost effectiveness propel its addition to menus.

Brands including Starbucks offer local cultural design finishes in their stores.
March 2014

More quick-serve concepts are capitalizing on regional flair to make customers feel at home.

Caribou Coffee announced that the company is initiating a wave of new store openings and existing store revamps within the Chicago market, part of a larger campaign to reintroduce the brand to residents with a customized, Chicago-centric look and feel.

September 2011

As consumers increasingly seek healthy, great-tasting food, it seems that more chefs and restaurant operators are looking to fruit as a perfect ingredient for menu items.

The health benefits are obvious. Most fruit is low in fat, sodium, and calories; full of vitamins and minerals; and...

Boardwalk Fresh Burgers & Fries has finalized three new master franchise deals with experienced developers for 100 new restaurants across Northern New Jersey, Alabama, Indiana, and Kentucky. The three new development agents will open a mix of franchised and sub-franchised restaurants in...

Caribou Coffee, the nation’s second-largest coffeehouse chain, is now providing their guests meal options for lunch with the launch of its new Grown-up Grilled Cheese sandwiches.

Full of flavor and unexpected premium ingredients, Caribou’s Grown-up Grilled Cheese sandwiches are made with...

Caribou Coffee announced today its partnership with CROSSMARK, a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, to assist Caribou with the expansion of its packaged coffee business.

As part of Caribou’s Happy Everyday sustainability program, guests can receive 50 cents off any drink, any size, any day, when using reusable drinkware.

For an extra special perk, the nation’s second-largest coffeehouse chain is offering a free cup of coffee to guests who...


Caribou Coffee, the nation’s second largest coffeehouse chain, is offering guests a newly expanded line of beverages with 40 percent fewer calories. Caribou’s new Northern Lite beverages include mochas, lattes, tea lattes, and blended drinks and are available at all...

Caribou Coffee was recognized as a J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Customer Service Champion—one of only 40 companies, and the only specialty coffee company, to be awarded this distinction this year.

To qualify for inclusion on the list, brands had to excel within their own...

Caribou Coffee is unveiling coffee cups featuring the winning phrases of a consumer-generated contest to find out what its customers “stay awake for.”

February 2011

In 2007, Togo’s, a 242-unit, 40-year-old West Coast sandwich chain, was purchased by San Francisco equity firm Mainsail Partners, which quickly saw a problem.

“Throughout the system there were six logos on the exterior signage,” says Renae Scott, vice president of...

Just a year after introducing handcrafted oatmeal in stores, Caribou Coffee, the nation’s second-largest coffeehouse chain, is rolling out hot and wholesome breakfast sandwiches in its coffeehouses across the country. Served fresh from the oven, Caribou Coffee Daybreaker and Mini breakfast...

November 2010

Some might say that the last three years have not been very, well, accommodating for the quick-service industry. With lenders and customers alike pulling their dollars off the table, the industry has been left to make due with the circumstances and struggle to stay afloat until the economic...

Amy's Blend returns to promote awareness and raise tributes to be planted in Amy's Gardens.
Expanded line of Amy’s Blend products, named after a former roastmaster who passed away from breast cancer, will support Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Regular espresso is now 100 percent sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms, bringing chain's full line of coffees to 85 percent Certified.
Caribou Coffee's CEO Michael Tattersfield will be presenting at the Oppenheimer 10th Annual Consumer Conference in Boston.
June 2010

Mike Tattersfield was living in Columbus, Ohio, in 2005 and working as vice president of store operations at Limited Brands, an apparel company, when he first visited a Caribou Coffee. The brand immediately piqued Tattersfield’s interest.

“It had outstanding coffee,” he...

New logo, sustainability initiatives, and menu items mean big changes for the Starbucks challenger.
New line of oatmeal comes in five flavors: Classic, Apple Cinnamon, Cranberry Orange, Maple Brown Sugar Crunch, and Very Berry.
Ohio airport to serve Caribou Coffee throughout terminal building.