Starbucks, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf are losing to local Vietnam chains

Starbucks, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf are losing to local Vietnam chains

As the world’s second largest coffee exporter, Vietnam knows its coffee. The country is famous for a thick, heavy brew sweetened with condensed milk. Vietnamese coffee drinks are brewed with robusta beans, which have a sharper, bitter flavor and higher caffeine content than more mild arabica beans. Robusta beans are available all over Vietnam, whereas … Read more…