Yum China forms joint venture with Italy’s Lavazza to launch coffee shop concept

CHINA – The KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell operator in mainland China, Yum China Holdings and Italian coffee company, Lavazza Group have entered into a joint venture, to explore and develop the Lavazza coffee shop concept in China. As the first step, the companies will set up a new Lavazza Flagship Store in the Jing’an district of Shanghai, China as Lavazza’s first coffee shop outside of Italy. The partnership will leverage Lavazza’s premium and authentic Italian coffee experience and Yum China’s in-depth knowledge of the market and the needs…

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PepsiCo teams up with Lavazza to launch ready-to-drink iced coffee

UK – PepsiCo has formed a strategic partnership with coffee products manufacturer, Lavazza to launch ready-to-drink iced coffee in the UK. The collaboration will rollout Lavazza Iced Cappuccino this summer in a slimline can and both the companies will work together to broaden the offering with new products, as well as expand into new markets in 2020. They will also combine their expertise for further product launches in the European market. The drink features a blend of Lavazza coffee and milk, and is available in a 100% recyclable, premium can.…

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