Peet's Coffee Surges On Talk Of A Starbucks Takeover


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Peet’s Coffee & Tea is up nearly 4% on talks of a possible deal with Starbucks.rumours about an agreement between the two coffee companies have been circulating for a few months but the stock is surging today on a new DealReporter article that said the two parties recently discussed the matter.

Peet’s has a packaged coffee business and a market value of $589 million, according to Reuters.

This is the latest potential deal in the coffee space. Starbucks and Green Mountain recently announced a single-brewing deal that sent Green Mountain shares surging.

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