Starbucks has announced plans to put its Seattle’s Best Coffee brand into more than 9,000 Subway stores in the US by the end of 2009. A deal has also been signed which will see the Seattle’s Best brand in 800 Canadian Subway outlets by the end of the year.
A spokesperson for Starbucks UK said there are currently no plans to sells Starbucks branded coffee in Subway stores in the UK.
Established in 1970, Seattle’s Best Coffee has more than 550 speciality coffee cafés, kiosks and other concepts in the US. It is also available nationwide in supermarkets and at more than 6,000 foodservice locations.