What happened to Seattle’s Best coffee? Bought by Starbucks in 2003, Seattle’s Best Coffee took a big hit when Borders Bookstores went out of business. It lost nearly 475 stores after the liquidation, and about 100 now remain in North America. But now, it’s aggressively trying new ways to grow, reports Lisa Jennings at Nation’s Restaurant News.
What is the most popular Seattle’s Best coffee? Seattle’s Best Coffee’s most famous signature blend is Henry’s Blend, named after a cat that would always warm up by the company’s coffee roaster. It’s described as dark, complex, robust, and energizing— a bit of an ironic fact considering that its namesake was a sleepy cat.
Is Seattle’s Best coffee still around?
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Is Seattle’s Best coffee the same as Starbucks? Seattle’s Best Coffee has a price point more in line with the working class. Their coffee, though not as haughty as Starbucks, is still delicious. Their blend is easy to the palate and is great from start to finish. One of their strongest blends is the Portside Blend, which was the original Level 5 dark roast.