Barista Lavazza is a chain of Espresso Coffee bars hailing from India. The chain was first established in February 2000 and later acquired by Lavazza in 2007. Thereafter, it was re-christened Barista Lavazza. The Barista Lavazza espresso coffee bar chain is headquartered in New Delhi, India. The company founded by Pratha Duttagupta is also operational in South Asia and the Middle East.
In 2001, a 34.3% equity stake was later bargained for Tata Coffee. However, later this was bought out by Sterling Group of which it is a wholly owned subsidiary. Its most prominent competitors include:
- Café Coffee Day
- Costa Coffee
Barista Lavazza was the recipient of the Times Group and Business Standard ‘Brand of the Year’ award in 2002. [Read more…]