I mean, who doesn’t like Coffee… right? I believe that nothing compares to the taste and aroma of freshly brewed coffee. Whether it be made from a french press, drip machine, or espresso maker. You are going to work, you need coffee, or you go on coffee dates, or while relaxing on a cozy winter morning, you need that hot brew.
So without any doubt, Coffee is one of the highest consumed beverages in the world. And this is why the coffee industry has become vast & varied, with every brand trying to come up with a new coffee flavor every now and then.
Hence with all these changing scenarios, it becomes difficult to choose which is the best brand. After all, there are so many ways in which one can make coffee. Well, I don’t know about you, but these are my top 10 favorite brands for the best coffee around the world.
Of course, you have heard the name, Starbucks ranks at the top of our list as one of the best coffeehouse chains in the world. Starbucks Corporation is an American multinational company with coffeehouses and roastery reserves around the world.
It operates in more than 33,000 stores worldwide, serving hot and cold drinks, whole-bean coffee, micro ground instant coffee known as VIA, espresso, caffe latte, full and loose-leaf teas including Teavana tea products, Evolution Fresh juices, Frappuccino beverages, La Boulange pastries, and snacks including items such as chips and crackers and a lot more. Starbucks has always aimed to please its customers with freshly brewed coffee and drink, and it continues to do so.
2. Costa Coffee
Next on our list is Costa Coffee, another popular name in the coffee industry. Costa Coffee is a British coffeehouse chain that is a subsidiary of the Coca-Cola company. The company serves around 32 countries with 4000+ coffee shops and a large number of smart coffee machines.
One of the most prominent features of the brand is its rich flavors, warm taste, and the use of the finest coffee ingredients making it a lot smoother, sweeter, and nuttier. Flat white, Hot Chocolate, and Caramel Cortado are some of the popular drinks at Costa.
3. Tim Hortons
Another name that tops our list is the famous Canadian multinational fast-food chain Tim Hortons. If you want to have basic but good coffee with doughnuts, then this is just the place for you. It is one of the largest food chains in Canada, with around 5000 stores worldwide, out of which approximately 4800 are in Canada itself.
Tim Hortons is one of the oldest coffee brands with more of a traditional setting and fewer customizable coffee options. Thus making it the ideal choice for those who love to have a simple sugar-and-cream coffee.
One of the most popular coffee brands for instant coffee. Nescafe is a coffee brand by Nestle a Switzerland-based company. Because of Nestle’s presence around the globe, Nescafe has become a well-known name with its availability and giving that instant feeling of rejuvenation in just a cup.
Nescafe comes in different blends and flavors, like Nescafe GOLD, Nescafe Sumatra, Nescafe GOLD Latte, and many more. Go ahead and start your day with a cup of Nescafe.
Well going by the name of it, you might have guessed it right McDonald’s very own coffeehouse, McCafe. It was a new venture by McDonald’s to start their own coffee and beverage chain, and due to the vast popularity of McDonald’s, one can easily say that McCafe is also now a well-known brand in most countries.
McCafe is becoming popular mostly because it comes in different flavors at reasonable prices. The coffee is freshly brewed frequently so it is never stale, but it might have a nuttier aftertaste.
6. Dunkin Donuts
Don’t be mistaken that it provides not only the yummiest donuts but also one of the best coffees in the world. Dunkin Donuts is an American multinational company offering coffee and donuts. With around 12,000 stores globally in more than 42 countries, it comes second in line to Starbucks for the number of stores.
Its products include donuts, bagels, coffee, muffins, and much more. It also has a good variety of breakfast options and many flavors of coffee from decaffeinated ones to iced coffee.
7. Gloria Jean’s Coffee
Gloria Jean’s is one of the leading manufacturers of coffee in Australia. It is an American-Australian-based retail coffeehouse with about 1000+ stores in 40 countries, including 470 in Australia itself. Serving fairly good quality coffee, it is known for its excellence & premium experience. From hot drinks to fruit chillers, from flavored beans to blended beans, experience the highest quality coffee here.
8. Peet’s Coffee
Freshly roasted coffee beans, brewed blends, and many other flavored drinks are what you might find at Peet’s coffee. An Australian- American company with around 14000 stores globally in about 140 countries, it offers a wide range of both hot & cold brews. It seems to be a little stronger than Starbucks but at an affordable price. It has been mostly known for its premium roasting practices for decades with a fine-tasting experience.
You must have heard about Flogers if you are from the States. One of the most iconic and oldest brands in coffee making for its ground coffee. It is widely popular in Canada & Mexico for its innovative blends. Folgers take pride in their passion for innovation and are committed to delivering century-old coffee mastery and expertise in ready-to-brew coffee cups.
10. Maxwell House
Last but not least is another highest-selling coffee brand in the US, Maxwell house. Named after Maxwell House Hotel, Nashville, it has the highest share for Ground coffee in the USA. It is popular for its bean, flavors, and rich tastes. In terms of flavor and costs, it remains one of the highest-selling coffee brands, especially in the market.
Well, by now, you must be thinking, what all I tried, this one or that one? I am sure you must have tried most of these, but if you haven’t, then you should. Plan your next coffee date at one of these places and experience the rich coffee flavors along with some yummy cookies and your date. Do let me know in the comments below which brand is your favorite.