If there is one thing in India which has immensely grown over the past decade, it is definitely the popularity of Coffee Shops. Cafes seem to be the best place to hang out in our country and are preferred by Indians. The reason behind this is the fact that more Indians are indulging into this upcoming culture because of the ambience, quality and taste of coffee.
Here is a list of the 5 coffee brands taking India by coffee storm!
Cafe Coffee Day (CCD)
Cafe Coffee Day is for the young at heart. It is India’s favourite coffee shop, lovingly called – CCD. It is part of India’s largest coffee conglomerate (yes, there is one), the Amalgamated Bean Coffee Trading Company. The first CCD opened in 1996 on Brigade Road in Bangalore. Since then, they have become the largest organized retail cafe chain in the country.
With the red purple combination on its ambience, CCD has its presence in every nook and corner of a city. At low prices, it offers a wide range of eatable and drinks. CCD is undoubtedly India’s favourite coffee shop where the young at heart unwind.
Indian Coffee House (ICH)
The Indian Coffee House is a restaurant chain in India, run by a series of worker co-operative societies. It has a really strong presence across India and is completely owned and managed by its employees. The society is governed by an eleven member managing committee elected from the employees. From using disposable plastic glass to serve coffee they have slowly but steadily expanded. There are more than 400 coffee houses all over India. ICH is the oldest coffee shop chain in India, which came into being in the 1950s.
Barista Cafe and Restaurant
Established in February 2000, Barista is a pioneer of Indian cafe culture. It was ahead of its time when it entered the Indian market. Barista is present in over 30 cities across India and aims to provide a comfortable ambience to unwind. People appreciate the international touch, especially the Barista Lavazza, the most preferred coffee because of its Italian touch.
Costa coffee was first poured on our shores in 1971 at by Sergio and Bruno Costa. Today, the Costa Roastery produces the same unique Mocha Italia blend which the Costa brothers experimented and blended. Costa Coffee have a lot of outlets across India and they are planning to bring in a couple of 100 more by 2015.
Brew Berrys Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. started in 2008 by Hotel Management graduates Ankur Gupta and Ronak Kapatel. The first Brewberrys café opened in Vadodara, Gujarat. A self-funded startup, Brewberrys Café is now one of the leading and fastest growing chains in India. The company focused on attaining expertise in café operations. They brought in containers for eatables, different types of cups and packaging materials for better services. They also focused on business sense from its first few ventures in Gujarat. They went ahead with national expansion and have a PAN India presence with above 45 stores in 15 states.