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Vita Noted In Food Republic’s Coffee Power Rankings

| May 3, 2012
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Food Republic has released their annual list of “the people in the joe biz who have caught our eye, or palates. Those working on cool new projects. Or coffee purveyors just plain doing it right.” Guess who makes an appearance?

From the birthplace of Starbucks, a far less insidious coffee company is not quite aiming for world domination. Michael McConnell founded Caffe Vita in 1995…and just opened the first New York location. He already has seven locations in Washington State, two outposts in Portland, Ore. and others opening in Los Angeles and Brooklyn. McConnell dreams of going international… could a Viennese branch be in the cards?

Read more here.