(WXYZ) - Peet's Coffee & Tea have announced the opening of seven store locations in the Detroit, MI area.
The Michigan stores are part of the company's biggest retail expansion which included 17 store openings in Ohio and four in Pittsburgh, PA.
"Our successful expansion into Ohio and Pennsylvania brought Peet's coffee to new customers in more neighborhoods in the U.S., and we're excited to now offer our hand-roasted, quality coffee to Peet's fans and new customers in Michigan," said David Burwick, president and CEO of Peet's Coffee & Tea.
"The Detroit and Ann Arbor areas are important communities to us, and we're pleased to bring more jobs to these areas, working together with local businesses and organizations to help these economies thrive."
Peet's, a California company founded in 1966 by Alfred Peet, offers coffee, specialty coffee drinks and tea with local ties to Ann Arbor's Zingerman's Deli for baked goods.
The following stores are opening in November:
Opening with Full Hours (11/11) with Grand Opening Celebration on 11/23:
· 8450 26 Mile Rd, Shelby Township, MI
· 3224 Walton Blvd, Rochester Hills, MI
· 2220 Union Lake Rd, Commerce, MI
· 47490 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI
· 31901 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI
Opening with Full Hours (11/18) with Grand Opening Celebration on 11/30:
· 17043 Kercheval Ave, Grosse Pointe, MI
· 1423 East Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI
During the local Peet's grand openings, $1 from each cup purchased will go towards Detroit's Mercy Education Project, a charity providing a better future for girls and women. Click here for info on Mercy Education Project.
Peet's Coffee & Tea was recently purchased by Joh. A Benckiser (JAB) a German conglomerate, for approximately $1 billion. JAB also purchased Caribou Coffee, a Minnesota coffee brewer for a reported $340 million. The JAB purchase of Caribou resulted in the closing of the Metro Detroit locations, although some have been re-opened as Peet's Coffee & Tea.