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Coca-Cola’s new $5.1 billion purchase Costa Coffee mapped worldwide



  • Coca-Cola is buying Costa Coffee for $5.1 billion, a
    huge move into the coffee market.
  • Costa is based in the UK, but has stores worldwide —
    here’s where they all are.

Coca-Cola is buying the biggest coffee company in Europe, Costa
Coffee, for $5.1 billion,
it announced on Friday
, making its first move into the coffee

Though most Costas are in Britain, part of the attraction will
inevitably have been the chain’s global reach, including 459
stores in China, almost 60 in India, and a solitary outlet in

This map shows you the breadth of Costa’s reach, labelling each
country with how many stores are there.

COsta worldwide storesGoogle

Here’s the data in full:

Here’s the
full list
as of May 2018.

UK 2,467

China 459

UAE 150

Poland 147

Ireland 114

India 57 

Saudi Arabia 56 

Kuwait 51

Czech Republic 45

Egypt 44

Russia 35

Qatar 30

Hungary 28

Spain 25

Cyprus 24

Bahrain 23

Oman 22

Bulgaria 21

Philippines 16  

Kazakhstan 12

Latvia 11

Malta 11

France 8

Singapore 6

Portugal 5

Jordan 4

Cambodia 4

Morocco 3 

Vietnam 1

Lebanon 1

Germany 1

Indonesia 1

Despite its global reach, Costa has a distinctive style that
repeats itself all over the world.
Business Insider published an in-depth store review based on a
visit in London earlier today

But there are, inevitably, some differences, and Costas can be
seen next to some major landmarks.

There’s a Costa right opposite the famous Sagrada Familia in

Barcelona Costa
Costa (L) facing the famous Sagrada familia


Here’s what a store looks like in Jordan.

Costa Jordan
A Costa Coffee sign in
Arabic in Jordan.


In Beijing, the capital of China…

Costa Beijing
A Costa coffee in China’s
capital Beijing, 2013.


…in Poznan, Poland…

Poland Costa
A Costa branch in the
Polish town of Poznan.


And one by the coast in Qatar too… 

Costa Qatar
Here’s a Costa branch
lit-up in Qatar


The news broke on Friday that one of Europe’s largest coffee
chains was selling for $5.1 billion – more than 16
times Costa’s expected full-year earnings in 2018,
Business Insider reported.

“Hot beverages is one of the few remaining segments of the
total beverage landscape where Coca-Cola does not have a global
brand,” Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey said in a statement,
Business Insider reported.
“Costa gives us access to this
market through a strong coffee platform.”

The deal comes with the 3,912 worldwide stores.

Read the full details of the acquisition here.

Apart from in the United Kingdom, China has the most stores with
nearly 460.

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