Coffee

  • Starbucks says India operations fastest growing in its history 20-03-2014 06:52 PM

    With 40 stores in 17 months of its operations, India is the fastest growing market in the history of the Seattle-based iconic American coffee chain Starbucks, according to a company statement. The US-based coffee chain, which had sewed up an equal joint venture with Tata Global Beverages, opened its first...
  • Revealed: Comedy Central's Nathan Fielder is the owner of 'Dumb' Starbucks 11-02-2014 01:08 PM

    'Dumb' Starbucks, a coffee shop that opened in a Los Angeles neighbourhood recently, has created quite the buzz. Does it have anything to do with Starbucks? Who is the owner? Is it a spoof coffee shop mocking Starbucks? And so on...people have so many questions ever since the coffee shop...
  • Starbucks taking Indian coffee to its outlets across globe 22-11-2013 08:23 PM

    Opening its first store in south India in Bangalore, American coffee giant Starbucks on Friday said it is taking the Indian grown coffee to its 19,000 stores across the world. "In India, the coffee (that) farmers grow. we not only sell the coffee in our stores here in India, but...
  • Manna Dey: Kolkata's Coffee House weeps for its balladeer 25-10-2013 11:13 AM

    Kolkata: There were the routine chat sessions around the tables, but in hushed tones. The waiters served customers in their usual sluggish manner, but seemed markedly slower. For Kolkata's famous intellectual hub Coffee House was in mourning at the passing away of Manna Dey who rendered the famous song that...
  • Naseeruddin Shah's 'The Coffin Maker' headed to Italy 30-09-2013 04:51 PM

    Mumbai: Naseeruddin Shah and Randeep Hooda starrer 'The Coffin Maker' is all set to make its Italian premiere at the 13th River to River Florence Indian film festival. The film will be screened first at the fest that takes off on November 22, 2013 and in a new highlight will...
  • US: Starbucks to post calorie counts in its drinks 18-06-2013 10:23 PM

    New York: Starbucks has a new way to wake up its US customers: showing the calories in its drinks. The Seattle-based coffee chain says it will start posting calorie counts on menu boards nationwide next week, ahead of a federal regulation that would require it to do so. Calorie counts...
  • Starbucks to open outlets in more Indian cities 07-04-2013 02:30 PM

    New Delhi: Encouraged by the "tremendous response", Starbucks Coffee is planning to expand to more locations to tap the full potential of the vast Indian market where the coffee shop industry is growing at a fast clip. "Till now, we have had a tremendous response to all our outlets in...
  • Lavazza Calendar 2012: Coffee and women 04-01-2012 05:48 PM

    Italian coffee barons Lavazza are out with their 2012 calendar with the theme centered around two great Italian loves - women and coffee. ...
  • Four big corporate moves to watch 04-01-2012 03:23 PM

    1. The New Brew in Town For those who take their cup of caffeine seriously, there's good news. Starbucks, the world's biggest coffee brand, is likely to make its Indian debut in the first half of 2012. A formal announcement of their retail JV with Tata Coffee is likely next...
  • Coffee table book on Pop sensation Lady Gaga 24-11-2011 11:04 AM

    Pop sensation Lady Gaga is hitting the headlines once again. She now features in a Coffee table book. ...
  • Shahid, Priyanka reunite for a coffee commercial 17-11-2011 01:19 PM

    Often linked up together, Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra talk about their relationship and upcoming films. ...
  • Confessions of a Starbucks junkie

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    Thanks Ratan Tata! Starbucks in India is long, long, long overdue, I thought, while sipping my Starbucks and reading the morning paper. We were being...

  • Starbucks lobbies with US govt for India entry 10-10-2011 01:47 PM

    New Delhi: American coffee retail giant Starbucks is lobbying hard with lawmakers and government officials in the US to facilitate its entry into the highly lucrative Indian market. Starbucks, which runs the world's largest coffee shop chain and enjoys cult status among coffee lovers, has been trying to enter India...
  • Pistachios can be an alternative to coffee 28-08-2011 06:56 PM

    London: Pistachio nuts could provide a caffeine-free and healthy alternative to the popular hot coffee, say researchers. The search for a caffeine-free coffee has often proven less than fruitful, with versions of the drink which lack not just caffeine's kick, but flavour. Now, a team at University of York claims...
  • VG Siddhartha is Branching Out 30-06-2011 05:23 PM

    In 1983, if someone had told coffee baron VG Siddhartha that one day he would own an impressive multi-storied office on Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalores tony residential and shopping address, he would have called them crazy. Siddhartha was then just a rookie analyst at JM Financial and Investment Consultancy. Today...
  • Heart disease? Study says coffee won't kill you 14-06-2011 12:50 PM

    New York : Women with heart disease who down a few cups of coffee each day tend to live as long as those who avoid the beverage, according to a study. The results, reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, add to already mixed findings on whether caffeinated coffee...
  • India to get Starbucks, but no dates yet 12-05-2011 07:39 PM

    Earlier we had reported that Starbucks is finally arriving in India. The Twitter handle which had sent the following tweet (Starbucks_India), "Its great to finally be in India! Looking forward to serving some good old #Starbucks coffee. You a fan?" has now been removed. We regret the error and apologise...
  • Go ahead. Have that second cup of coffee 23-04-2011 01:19 PM

    New York: Go ahead. Have that second cup of coffee - or maybe even a third. Despite previous concerns, downing lots of coffee doesn't seem to increase the risk of high blood pressure, says a US study. High blood pressure, or hypertension, has been linked to heart disease, stroke and...
  • Coffee can cut women's stroke risk: Study 11-03-2011 11:22 AM

    London: Drinking a couple cups of coffee everyday is actually good for you, as a new study has claimed that the drink reduces one's risk of a stroke. And, women who don't drink coffee at all may actually be increasing their risk for stroke, the study has warned. Researchers at...
  • Book traces story of India's postal system 14-02-2011 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: In the early 17th century, long before the times of email and mobile phones, pigeons, barefoot runners and bullock carts were used to carry messages between one part of India to another. The postman cycle of the early 1800s, with its large front tyre, post boxes in all...
  • Coffee makes women smart, men stupid! 02-02-2011 07:31 PM

    London: Drinking coffee boosts women's brainpower but addles that of men. While sipping a cappuccino or quaffing an espresso boosts women's performance, the same drink impairs men's memories and slows down their decision-making. And given that Britons alone down 70 million cups of coffee a day, the implications are significant,...