World Renowned Japanese Coffee Brand % Arabica comes to Canada

TORONTO, December 6 /CNW/ – On Saturday, December 10, 2022, the renowned Japanese coffee brand % Arabica will open the doors to its first-ever Canadian location. Founded by Kenneth Shoji, % Arabica is an independent Kyoto, Japan-based coffee brand with 134 stores worldwide. The highly anticipated opening of Arabica’s first Canadian storefront in the Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto, Canada, was highly anticipated.

% Arabica is committed to quality as part of its mission to invite people of all nationalities and from every country to “See the World Through Coffee.” % Arabica is renowned for serving the world’s finest coffee beans and preparing perfect yet simple barista brews while specializing in premium coffee varieties. % Arabica obtains its beans primarily from small farms, serving both their signature blend and single-origin beans from around the globe.

% Arabica is a lifestyle experience with a focus on design and simple pleasures; it is more than just coffee. The brand’s passion for coffee and design is reflected in each location’s distinctive architecture and one-of-a-kind coffee experience. % Arabica offers a carefully curated menu of espresso-based coffees, specialty lattes, drip coffees, matcha, and a variety of other specialty beverages. Its interior is chic and minimalist, and the atmosphere is Japanese-inspired and reminiscent of Kyoto.

The brand was founded by Kenneth Soji out of a desire to live a simple and down-to-earth lifestyle that allowed him to travel and see the world, as well as drink an amazing cup of coffee every day and provide an exceptional customer experience. Since its launch in Japan in September 2014, its charming and unpretentious concept has won the hearts of countless coffee enthusiasts worldwide.

“We are ecstatic to enter the Canadian market. Kenneth Shoji, the founder of % Arabica, states, “We have a profound affection for Canada and expect Canadians to feel the same way about our coffee.” “The opening of our first brick-and-mortar store in Canada at the Yorkdale Shopping Centre is the first of many openings across Canada. In 2023, we will open a second location within Union station in Toronto. We are also excited to announce that we will be opening a location in Whistler, British Columbia. You will notice that we provide a unique experience from beginning to end; the moment you enter % Arabica, you are transported into our world.”

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