Chain: Caribou Coffee

Operators Find a Sweet (and Savory) Ingredient in Honey

Although bee populations in the U.S. have faced unprecedented threats in recent years, honey production is up as more consumers and operators demand it. Compared with sugar, the syrupy sweetener has a health halo and according to the National Honey Board, 84 percent of operators said that customers care about the sweeteners used in their […]

Caribou Adds Almond Milk to Permanent Menu

Whether you're embarking on an apple-picking outing or spending the day raking leaves, Caribou Coffee is helping families fuel their adventures this fall with two new offerings. Beginning today, Caribou Coffee is permanently introducing almond milk to its menus and unveiling a new Ham & Swiss English Muffin, which will be available for a limited […]

Caribou Adds Crafted Press Cold Coffee

Caribou Coffee has served premium cold press coffee (also known as cold brew) since the company's inception more than two decades ago. Today, the Minnesota-based coffeehouse is taking its original cold press to the next level with the introduction of Crafted Press cold coffee to its menu nationwide. Crafted Press is handcrafted with cold press […]

Caribou Launches First Mobile App

Caribou Coffee makes the leap to mobile pay with its first mobile app. Caribou’s custom app provides guests with convenient mobile pay and easy access to the Caribou Perks loyalty program which provides guests with personalized Perks based on guest preferences and behaviors. The app is available on iOS and Android. The mobile pay feature […]

Caribou Names Boelter Supplier of the Year

Caribou Coffee has awarded Boelter Companies with its Supplier of the Year award for partnership in providing outstanding service, supply, innovation, and project management to Caribou. Boelter Companies is the Minneapolis-based coffee company's furniture, fixture, and equipment supplier. "We are proud to partner with a supplier who shares our commitment to enhancing the Caribou Coffee […]

Caribou Coffee Adds Healthful Meal, Snack Options

Caribou Coffee listened to their guests when they asked for more variety and better-for-you food offerings by adding green salads, wraps, pasta salads, snack boxes, and fresh fruit to coffeehouse menus across Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. The new additions offer guests low-calorie, gluten-free, and vegetarian choices available throughout the day. “We know that Caribou Coffee […]

Bruegger’s/Caribou Announce 4th Shop in Twin Cities

Bruegger's Bagels and Caribou Coffee will celebrate the opening of the Twin Cities’ fourth co-branded coffeehouse bakery on Wednesday, June 25, at the Shops at Wedgewood in Maple Grove, Minnesota. "Minneapolis-St. Paul has been an incredibly strong market in terms of growth and guest loyalty for Bruegger’s Bagels and our partnership with Caribou Coffee builds on that solid base," says […]

Caribou Coffee Unveils New Bakery Assortment

Caribou Coffee announced the launch of a new fresh food platform designed to provide guests with an assortment of food options As part of the first phase of the launch, Caribou's new bakery will provide guests with a wide array of baked goods. While Caribou fan favorites, including the Maine Blueberry Muffin and Cinnamon Coffee […]

Caribou Doubles Down on Franchise Management

Caribou Coffee, the Minneapolis-based specialty beverage concept, is doubling down on its investment in franchisees with a technology revamp. The brand turned to FranConnect for an innovative, high-tech franchise management solution that connects corporate employees to Caribou’s vast franchise network spanning more than 40 states and nine countries outside the U.S. “We have a very […]

Caribou Rings in New Year with New Loyalty Program

Caribou Coffee announces the launch of its new loyalty program, Caribou Perks, created to enhance the overall guest experience at Caribou coffeehouses nationwide and reward the brand's passionate fans. Through this program, Caribou guests will be able to enjoy their favorite Caribou menu items and earn perks along the way. Rewards can be everyday items, […]

Caribou and Bruegger’s Open 3rd Cobranded Unit in NC

Step into the former Caribou Coffee unit in Olde Raleigh, North Carolina, and you’ll catch a whiff of something unexpected: the scent of fresh-baked bagels and muffins. ­That’s because the Duraleigh Road location is now home to a Caribou and a Bruegger’s in one cobranded space. While the two brands have long shared history—the first […]

Caribou and Bruegger’s Partner for Co-Branded Locations

Caribou Coffee and Bruegger’s Bagels have developed new co-branded locations to bring the best of both brands with greater convenience to Minnesota and soon-to-be national guests. On November 15, the companies will open two stores in the Twin Cities, allowing guests to enjoy the highest quality coffees along with fresh-baked bagels and more, all in […]

Caribou Fans To Get a Taste of Something New: Peet’s

In most cases, being two-faced isn’t seen in a positive light. But Joh. A. Benckiser, parent company of coffee brands Caribou Coffee and Peet’s Coffee & Tea, is hoping  its latest announcement—and its decision to play both sides of the coin—is an exception. The company announced that it would close 80 underperforming Caribou units this […]

Caribou Coffee’s New Mission: ‘Save the Earth’

Caribou Coffee Company Inc. announced that it is joining forces with Project 7 and its fans this April to make a difference around the world. As the first major U.S. coffeehouse to source all coffees and espresso from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms, Caribou Coffee is equally committed to operating practices that promote sustainability and environmental […]

Caribou Coffee Expands with Chicago Grocery Chain

Caribou Coffee Company, the second-largest company-operated premium coffeehouse retailer in the United States, announced it will be expanding its retail and commercial footprint in the Chicago area by teaming up with Jewel-Osco, the city's market-leading grocery chain.  To kick-off this partnership, Caribou Coffee opened its first retail location within Jewel-Osco's Barrington store last week, with […]

Caribou Coffee Names Senior VP of Retail Operations

Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. announced that Leigh Anne Snider is joining the company as its senior vice president of retail operations. Effective July 9, 2012, Snider will work closely with company CEO Mike Tattersfield to drive Caribou's overall domestic day-to-day operating activities, including building consistent procedures to deliver outstanding guest experiences, driving revenue, and effectively […]