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Scooter’s Coffee Builds Nebraska Presence

National Franchise Signs Agreement for Hastings and Omaha

June 13, 2017 // // Omaha, NE - Scooter’s Coffee, LLC, the Midwest-based drive-thru coffee franchise that is on track for another record-breaking year of growth, is deepening its roots in Nebraska with plans to open additional world-class drive-thru coffee in Hastings and Omaha.

Scooter’s Coffee, based in Omaha, Nebraska, specializes in handcrafted pastries and features the signature drink, the Caramelicious®. Scooter’s Coffee roasts its own shade-grown coffee, sourced through the Arbor Day Foundation. The company added depth to its profile last year with a new line of organic hot and iced teas, single-origin coffee and Cold Brew & Cream. Scooter's Coffee recently added gluten-free brownies to its product lineup.

Americans love their coffee. The percentage of people in the U.S. who drink coffee daily is up to 62 percent in 2017. The National Coffee Association also recently discovered the percentage of Americans drinking coffee prepared outside of their home is at an all-time high of 46 percent in 2017. Scooter’s Coffee, with the core values of “Amazing People, Amazing Drinks…Amazingly Fast!™” is helping Americans meet that demand.

"We chose Scooter's Coffee because of its Nebraska roots and its reputation as a family-focused business,” says Irene Burklund, managing member of Gopher Enterprises, LLC. “Scooter's Coffee is a great fit for a close-knit community like Hastings because of its amazing product and amazingly fast service." said franchisee Irene Burklund, managing member of Gopher Enterprises, LLC.

Scooter’s Coffee is extremely excited about this expansion into these bustling communities. Scooter’s Coffee signed a two-unit agreement to establish a deeper presence in Hastings and Omaha. Both locations are experiencing tremendous growth. In fact, Omaha was recently named one of America’s most underrated food cities.

"While we continue to be very excited about advancing Scooter's Coffee in new markets around the country, we've also been motivated by watching the brand grow in our home state of Nebraska,” says Todd Graeve, Scooter’s Coffee CEO. “The outpouring of support that has come from the residents of Hastings drives us to continue growth right here in our own backyard. Communities like Hastings have become the bread and butter of Midwestern expansion for Scooter's."

Amazingly Fast Coffee Facts

  • Shepherds discovered coffee in Ethiopia circa 800 A.D.
  • Coffee is the second most traded commodity on earth.
  • Brazil produces 2.9 million (U.S.) tons of coffee. It has been the highest global producer of coffee beans for more than 150 years.
  • Coffee stays warmer when you add cream.

About Scooter’s Coffee

Founded in 1998 by Don and Linda Eckles in Bellevue, Nebraska, Scooter’s Coffee roasts only the finest coffee beans in the world at its headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. In nearly two decades of business, Scooter's Coffee’s success is simple: stay committed to the original business principles and company core values. The Scooter's Coffee brand promise, often recited to franchisees, customers and employees is: "Amazing People, Amazing Drinks...Amazingly Fast!”™ It represents the company's business origins from 1998 and reflects a steady commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to loyal and new customers.

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