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Scooter’s Coffee Builds Iowa Presence

National Franchise Signs Agreement for Spencer and Okoboji Lakes Region

June 26, 2018 // // Omaha, Neb. - Scooter’s Coffee, LLC, the Midwest-based drive-thru coffee franchise that is on track for another record-breaking year of growth, has arrived in northern Iowa to bring its world-class drive-thru coffee locations to Spencer and the Iowa Great Lakes.

Scooter’s Coffee, based in Omaha, Nebraska, specializes in hand-tamped espresso drinks, baked-from-scratch pastries and features its signature drink, the CarameliciousÒ. 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.

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 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 Brand Promise of “Amazing People, Amazing Drinks…Amazingly Fast!”™ is helping Americans meet that demand.

Robb Steffes and Joshua Morris have close ties to Iowa’s resort region. Steffes grew up in Spencer and Morris has spent every summer in the Okoboji lakes region since his childhood. Both men are husbands and fathers, who are delighted and eager to deliver their beloved region two new Scooter’s Coffee locations.

“We truly believe in the Scooter’s Coffee brand and believe Spencer and Spirit Lake will come to enjoy it as much as we do,” says Steffes. “We’re excited to bring something new to the area that offers families a variety of great products, at an unbelievably fast pace while not surrendering quality service.”

“Scooter’s Coffee has the same Midwestern roots and values that people in northwest Iowa expect and demand,” Morris says. “As an entrepreneur, I appreciate the value of quality customer service. I’m certain you’ll find our service to be amazing during every visit. We’re excited about what the future has in store.”

Scooter’s Coffee is extremely excited about this expansion into a bustling community. Scooter’s Coffee signed a two-unit agreement to establish a presence in Spencer and Okoboji. Spencer was named to the’s “America’s Best Small Towns” annual list in 2017. Okoboji is considered Iowa’s preeminent vacation destination.

“We’re thrilled for Robb Steffes and Joshua Morris as they establish the Scooter’s Coffee footprint in the thriving area of Spencer and Okoboji,” says Mike Rogers, Scooter’s Coffee COO. “Spencer and the Iowa Great Lakes are markets we have been eyeing as it experiences tremendous economic and population growth. We anticipate the community will be receptive of our quality coffee, superior offerings and amazingly fast service.”

Amazingly Fast Coffee Facts

  • Shepherds discovered coffee in Ethiopia circa 800 A.D.
  • Coffee is the second most traded commodity on Earth.
  • Brazil produces 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. A partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation to source 100% shade-grown coffee to protect the rainforests reaffirms Scooter’s Coffee’s commitment to contribute to a “chain of good,” at home and abroad. 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.

Scooter’s Coffee is at the dawn of a strategic growth phase in the Midwest and nationwide. The U.S. coffee market is an estimated $48 billion a year recession-resistant industry, and Scooter’s Coffee is striving to become the #1 drive-thru coffee franchise in the nation. Visit to learn more about the benefits of owning a franchise of a well-established company.

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