What is Coffee News?
Established in Canada in 1988, Coffee News® enjoys a long history, good reputation and niche market and is ranked in the top 500 franchises by Entrepreneur Magazine. Fresh weekly issues of Coffee News® can now be found in locations throughout Alberta. We’re very proud to bring this free, weekly publication to local restaurants, coffee shops, professional offices, community buildings and other local businesses where people have a few minutes to read good news and fun features while waiting.
Our goal is to be “everywhere” within the community to maximize enjoyment for our readers and exposure for our local advertisers. Everything in Coffee News® is positive and entertaining, including unusual news stories, jokes, trivia, amazing facts, and horoscopes. Be sure to look for the What’s Happening section, which is dedicated to listing local events taking place throughout our community.
Coffee News® is one of the most potent, yet affordable advertising publications ever produced. It has grown from a single edition, first published in Winnipeg, Canada in 1988, to become the largest franchised restaurant publication in the world. Coffee News® is now read by more than ten million people every week! It’s amazing and sustained growth can be attributed to its popular content, accessible distribution, unique design and format which generates BIG RESULTS for the small and medium sized businesses who choose to advertise in Coffee News®.
Coffee News…in the News! Read about the unique beginning of the little brown paper you see everywhere.
Why Coffee News?
The History of Coffee News
The history of Coffee News history begins with Jean Daum. The idea came to Jean while sitting in a restaurant waiting for her meal. With nothing to read but the back of a sugar packet, the idea struck her! What a great opportunity to provide light reading material for patrons of restaurants, while helping community businesses market themselves where it matters most, locally.
Jean’s background in advertising helped her design a restaurant publication that’s fun and entertaining. After many months of research, Jean packed Coffee News® with uplifting and humorous stories, facts, trivia, horoscopes, local event listings and most importantly, local small and medium-