Is Blue Bottle Coffee Coming to Hong Kong?

Is Blue Bottle Coffee Coming to Hong Kong?

Following the coffee crumbs certainly seems to suggest so

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Foodie  Foodie Your Guide to Good Taste  on 27 Aug '19


Coffee crumbs, you say? Blue Bottle Coffee has not announced anything official, but these java gurus have posted two job listings for Hong Kong-based positions. They are currently looking for a Brand Experience Manager and a Director of Operations here, which are definitely roles that foretell that a burgeoning base of this California-cool roaster is moving into the 852.

Blue Bottle Coffee

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Blue Bottle Coffee is a modish speciality coffee roaster rooted in California that has increased its presence to over 50 cafés in the United States, Japan and Korea. The artisanal coffee shops embody a Japanese-influenced minimalism and focus on single-origin beans. Blue Bottle has also popularised cold-brew coffee within the USA and is part of what’s known as “third-wave coffee”, which is essentially a willingness to pay more for innovative brewing methods and improved coffee quality, along with a commitment to sustainability. All this prompted Swiss conglomerate Nestlé to purchase a half-billion-dollar stake for 68 per cent of the company.

Blue bottle cold brew

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If you’re after a hit of BBC in the Kong right now, Lof10 in Sheung Wan stocks Blue Bottle Coffee that’s like a taste of San Fran in a cup – until you can score that Brand Experience position and drink it all day long, that is.


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