After opening one new location every month for the past months, The Human Bean, a fast-growing specialty coffee drive-thru franchise, announced the opening of its 100th location. Responding to consumer’s demands for a flexible Pay-As-You-Go model, the announcement signifies a new company milestone for the fast-growing specialty coffee drive-thru concept. The landmark 100th location will be located at 4377 East Baseline Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85042

The Human Bean drive thru coffee franchise was founded in 1998 with its first location in Ashland, Oregon which led to franchising The Human Bean’s brand and system in 2002.  The Human Bean has experienced significant organic growth with just 34 franchisees operating 100 locations. Capitalizing on the brand’s unique niche directed toward a growing and underserved market, The Human Bean has another 17 locations in development for the first half of 2020.

“As we celebrate the opening of our 100th drive-thru, we could not be more thankful for creating this best in class drive-thru concept. There has never been a better time to be a part of The Human Bean family. You are going to see a tremendous amount of our drive-thru locations opening in the next several months,” says Scott Anderson, Chief Operating Officer.

“This is a really exciting time in our brand’s history, as we are entering new markets and opening stores at a record pace,” adds Dan Hawkins, CEO/President and Co-Founder of The Human Bean. “Our goal when we started The Human Bean was to provide the absolute best customer experience. We are humbled and overjoyed by the customer relationships and business partnerships we have made over the last nearly 22 years. From our franchise owners and their teams, the company store teams, and the support team here at Corporate, the focus and determination to be the very best has never been stronger. Our customers have provided us the opportunity to give back to our communities and allowed us to continue our journey focused on excellence. We can’t thank our teams and our customers enough, and we look forward to serving through the next of many future growth milestones at The Human Bean,” says Hawkins. 

Fueled by passion, with over 23 years of specialty coffee experience and extensive knowledge of the franchise industry, The Human Bean looks to continue its expansion across the country in the following states: North Carolina, Texas, California, Wyoming, Idaho, Ohio, and South Carolina.

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