The One about Coffee People Jet Fuel K-Cups

Back in the ’90s, Jim and Patty Roberts created a company known as Coffee People. In Portland, the Roberts were minority owners of 40 Coffee People stores and the coffee shop was growing quickly, expanding to Denver, Chicago and California and the company even went public in 1996. But along with expansion and going public, Coffee People stumbled and were sold to Gloria Jean’s, which was owned by Canadian-based company, […]