Gloria Jean and Ed Kvetko opened a specialty gourmet coffee outlet in a small town of north Chicago, USA.
First two franchised stores opened in Sydney
Opened more than 200 coffee houses across Australia with a presence in every State and Territory
Global ownership of the Gloria Jean’s Coffees brand with the purchase of all retail and franchise operations in the USA.
Today, Gloria Jean’s Coffees has a strong global presence with close to 760 coffee houses in over 55 countries worldwide.
Gloria Jean’s has just gone through the most significant brand transformation in its 20-year history
Gloria Jean’s Coffees is one of Australia’s favorite places to relax or reinvigorate. Coffee and people are our passion and we’re committed to making our local coffee houses a community success story. With over two hundred & thirty stores around Australia in convenient locations, it’s easy to find one near you.
We’re a specialty global chain. We’re not your standard chain coffee. The big secret in our specialty coffee is Gloria Jean’s buys from the same farms as the best independent cafes. We produce award winning coffee, but a good cup isn’t enough, we need to look like a specialty retailer; clean lines, un-cluttered front counters, and less visual pollution.
Gloria Jean’s Coffees was founded almost 40 years ago by Gloria Jean Kvetko 1979 in Chicago, USA. In 1996, the first Gloria Jean’s Coffees opened in Sydney, Australia. Fast forward to 2019 and Gloria Jean’s Coffees is now a global success story, serving specialty coffee in over 50 markets. To this day Gloria Jean’s Coffees continues to uphold the premise it was founded on all those years ago, which is to serve customers with the highest quality specialty coffee, every time.
About Gloria Jean’s Coffees Bangladesh
Gloria Jean’s Coffees Bangladesh brought & developed by Navana Foods Ltd, a concern of Navana Group which is one of the renowned group of companies of Bangladesh.
Accessing the developments in metropolitan cities in Bangladesh, we recognized the need to provide citizen with an escape from the challenges of daily life to a place having the right ambiance and authentic flavors of beverage and food. In essence, with the ideology to provide a total experience to our guest” we have opened our flagship outlet in Gulshan 1 back in 2012, “which was the very 1st lifestyle oriented coffee shop of the country.
At Gloria Jean’s Coffees we are committed to make the ultimate coffee experience for our customers that’s why we put so much passion into selecting the world’s highest quality Arabica beans, lovingly roasted in our state of the art roasting facility in Sydney and handcraft each drink in store to deliver the rich and flavorful coffees Gloria Jean’s Coffees is famous for. We offer a complete menu of hot and cold drinks, traditional espresso drinks, ranging from latte, cappuccino, ice-blended chillers, fruits smoothies, specialty teas, and range of single origins, infusion and flavored whole beans. Come in and enjoy our signature beverages together with our breakfast or lunch selection, cakes,
sandwiches and pastries. We also provide a range of single origins, lends, infusion and flavored whole coffee beans along with a range of merchandise so our guests can enjoy their favorite coffee at the comfort of their home.
Later on in 2014 we have opened our 2nd outlet in Dhanmondi and then in 2016 we have opened our 3rd outlet in Gulshan diplomatic area which is one of the largest outlet of Gloria jean’s Coffees among South Asia. Beside this 3 outlet we have opened 2 more kiosk outlet, one in a super shop & another one in a commercial bank of the country with the objective to introduce the culture of having coffee while shopping or banking. If we look our café culture today which is pioneered by GJC for the last 8 years and still adding value to our everyday busy life. We have plan to expand our outlet among Dhaka city very soon & other major city of the country by coming years.
Gloria Jean’s Coffees collaborates with the Rainforest Alliance by purchasing a selection of coffee and cocoa for their products from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. Rainforest Alliance certification helps protect ecosystems and support communities and wildlife which depend on them. Taking a holistic approach, the Rainforest Alliance works to ensure just wages, health and education for farmers, workers and their families, sustainable agricultural practices and, above all, conservation of bio-diversity and animal habitats.
Gloria Jean’s Coffees is one of the world’s largest roasters and distributors of Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee. It has even been honored by the Alliance for its extraordinary commitment to sustainability.
We want to be the most loved and respected coffee company in the world, and we are tireless in our pursuit to serve the highest quality coffee, while making each and every one of our guests feel like they are returning home when they step into one of our coffee houses.
Gloria Jean’s Coffees is committed to building a unified family who consistently serve the highest quality coffee and provide outstanding and personalized service in a vibrant store atmosphere.
Our four values reflect who we are, and how we approach everything we do. These are not values that change from time to time, situation to situation or person to person, but rather they are the underpinning of our company culture.
By maintaining these core values, regardless of how large a company we become, we can preservewhat has always been special about our brand
- Partnerships based on integrity and trust
- Commitment to excellence and innovation
- A culture of joy and passion
- Belief in people, building & changing lives