LONDON, July 31- Global coffee exports fell 3.3 percent in June from a year earlier to total 9.69 million 60 kg bags, the International Coffee Organization said on Friday. For the first nine months of the 2014/ 15 season, which began on Oct. 1 last year, coffee exports were down 3.3 percent at 83.02 million bags. Robusta coffee exports fell 6.1 percent in June from a year...» Read More
There's a coffee battle brewing--a look at Starbucks' lackluster performance and the approaching competition with Matthew DiFrisco, Oppenheimer & Co. analyst and Michael Farr of Farr, Miller & Washington
Now that Starbucks has agreed to use Green Mountain’s Keurig system for its push into single-serve, giving the stocks of both a caffeinated jolt, there are a few key points to consider.
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For the first time in its public discussions of single-serve, Starbucks specifically mentioned Green Mountain by name in an internal memo today.
As Starbucks gets closer to announcing a single-serve coffee, investors are trying to figure out which company Starbucks will partner with.