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Starbucks opens in Sandton City [media release]

After months of planning, Starbucks together with Taste Holdings opened the doors to their new store in Sandton City on 26 April.

The store spans 305 sq. and offers coffee lovers the Starbucks core bar, which serves Starbucks core beverages consisting of their 100% Arabica coffee and an expansive fresh food selection. Customers can also choose from an exciting range of Teavana teas, cold brew including nitro brew that infuses coffee with nitrogen and of course, free high-speed Wi-Fi. The store also offers a cashless payment solution through the Starbucks Rewards app.

In true Starbucks fashion, the Sandton City store carries unique design elements that celebrates the humble coffee bean and serves as relaxing oasis for shoppers using warm textures and plush furniture.

Starbucks Sandton City is located on the Lower Level (next to CNA).

About Starbucks Coffee Company

Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting high-quality Arabica coffee. Today, with stores around the globe, the company is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world. Through our unwavering commitment to excellence and our guiding principles, we bring the unique Starbucks Experience to life for every customer through every cup. To share in the experience; please visit us in our stores or online at https://news.starbucks.com

About Taste Holdings

Taste Holdings is a South African-based management group and a leading licensor of global brands in the Southern Africa region. It owns and licenses a portfolio of franchised and owned, category specialists, Quick Service Restaurants (QSR), and retail brands currently represented in five countries in Southern Africa. Its food division has a 30-year master license agreement for Domino’s Pizza in Southern Africa. It also owns, operates, and franchises Zebro’s Chicken, The Fish & Chip Co. and Maxi’s Restaurants. Its luxury goods division is underpinned by three owned retail brands – NWJ, Arthur Kaplan and World’s Finest Watches. NWJ is the third largest national jewellery chain by store numbers in the region. Arthur Kaplan and World’s Finest Watches are, together, the leading retailers of luxury Swiss watch brands in the region. Taste is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the symbol “TAS”. www.tasteholdings.co.za