Starbucks says it wants to sell coffee to Colombians

08/29/2013 | NBC News · Forbes

Starbucks will open its first branch in Bogota, Colombia, in 2014, and plans to open at least 50 locations in the country over five years. Bringing a U.S. coffee chain to a proud coffee-producing nation might seem strange, but Starbucks will preempt resistance by promising to sell domestic coffee. Colombia has improved as an investment destination as security risks have diminished, analysts say.

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