The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf
Facts & Figures
About The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf
Founded in Brentwood, California in 1963, The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf is a café focused on offering the best coffee and tea for its customers. Since 1963, the company has grown to include over 275 company owned stores and over 725 franchised locations around the world. The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf focuses on offering only the best coffee and tea to its customers. Only the top 1% of Arabica coffee beans grown at altitudes up to 6,000 feet are are used by The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf.
Tea served at The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf begins its life in Sri Lanka, Kenya, China, Japan, Thailand, and India where The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf has relationships with tea growers in order to make sure that all the tea served in their locations meets their high standards. The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf then purchases tea direct from growers in order to go beyond fair wages by giving back to the growers and communities that produce their tea.
The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf is a multi-unit franchise model where franchisees own and operate multiple different locations within a certain geographic area. Single unit franchising is available for non traditional retail formats that include airports, university campuses, military bases, store in store locations, and hotels and casinos. Costs, fees, and investments vary by location. In order to begin the process toward becoming a franchisee, the potential franchisee must fill out an application.
Training and Support
The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf provides training to all franchisees as well as assistance with in store design, store specifications, and construction. The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf also provides a support team, as well as a franchise business owner in order to promote the success of its franchisees. Franchisees also have access to an integrated supply chain and distribution as well as the exclusive and proprietary recipes that ensure all items are up to the standards of The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf marketing team also provides collateral, resources, and guidance to increase the brand’s visibility and strength around the world.
The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf desires franchisees to have significant experience as a multi unit business owner and operator. The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf also desires franchisees to have market specific experience such as site selection, retail real estate development, and construction.
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