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Coffee Goes Beyond Taste to Meet Functional Needs of Consumers

Coffee Goes Beyond Taste to Meet Functional Needs of Consumers

DAEJEON, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Coffee has become more than just a drink, an important part of everyday life for South Koreans. Now, coffee comes in various shapes and sizes, including cups, cans, coffee mixes, and instant coffee. According to the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), 543 patents applied for in the past five [...]

S. Korean Customers ‘Disappointed’ by Blue Bottle Store’s Interior Design

S. Korean Customers ‘Disappointed’ by Blue Bottle Store’s Interior Design

SEOUL, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Blue Bottle Coffee Inc., an American coffee brand that recently opened its first flagship store in South Korea, is stirring up controversy among South Korean consumers for the new store’s interior design. Also known as the ‘Apple of the Coffee Industry,’ Blue Bottle Coffee is well known for its [...]

Agricultural Products Fertilized with Starbucks Coffee Compost Return to Customers

Agricultural Products Fertilized with Starbucks Coffee Compost Return to Customers

SEOUL, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Starbucks coffee grounds are composted and sprayed on farmland, and agricultural products grown as food for the compost will be reborn as Starbucks products. Starbucks Coffee Korea Co. announced on Tuesday that it had signed a mutually beneficial agreement with the city of Pyeongtaek on Monday, along with the [...]