BRITISH MULTINATIONAL COFFEE HOUSE
Founded in London 1971.
Second largest coffee house chain in the world behind Starbucks and the largest in the United Kingdom.
Costa Coffee was founded in London in 1971.
Acquired by Whitbread in 1995, it has since grown to over 3,277 stores across 31 countries.
2,000 UK restaurants, over 5,200 Costa Express vending facilities and a further 1,200 outlets overseas (including 383 in China)
The menu offering is composed of Coffee, tea, sandwiches and iced drinks.