The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® is a fast growing premium specialty retailer with over 900 locations in 28 countries around the world, including Company and Franchised operations. Additionally, we have operations in grocery and club stores, office coffee service, foodservice and e-commerce.
Born and brewed in southern California since 1963, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® is the oldest and largest privately owned specialty retail coffee and tea company in the United States. Our beans and teas come from only the best farms in the world and we have direct relationships with each of these farms. As a vertically integrated Company, we are able to ensure that only the top 1% of the beans and teas in the world are used in our coffee and beverage products. Best of all, Best in Class products are served to the public by our Best in Class Team Members. We take pride in knowing that we “hire for character and train for skills.” Our reputation is built on our core values foundation that we call FROTH and these have served us well to create our own unique coffeehouse culture that inspires our Team Members to delight our guests.
With our proprietary roasting process treating each bean differently depending on origin, and with being credited with creating the tea latte and the first to introduce the Original Ice Blended® coffee drink to the world, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®is known for innovation as well as a “cool” place to hang whether it be by the fire pit, street side on the patio or just people watching from inside the store. – less