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Japanese Coffee Brands

Japanese coffee brands are some of the most renowned in the world of coffee, particularly those associated with specialty coffee and kissaten (retro café) culture. However, Japanese brands are not the only coffee companies with strong ties to Japan. Fun trivia: Blue Bottle Coffee drew a lot of inspiration from Japanese coffee culture.

Explore the Jimoto Frappuccino at Starbucks Japan, delve into the origin stories of renowned Japanese coffee brands like UCC, Kalita, Sapporo Coffee Kan, and Hoshino, or uncover the details of how UK coffee giant COSTA entered the Tokyo café battleground with their first store. Whether you're intrigued by the coffee industry, the café scene in Japan, Japanese coffee companies, or the narratives of foreign coffee brands in Japan, this is your go-to place for all things coffee-related!