Calculus Capital portfolio company Chop’d has announced an expansion in their trial with Costa Coffee.
Whitbread-owned Costa Coffee will expand its offering with premium salad operator Chop’d to a further 12 London stores following a trial launched in six sites last summer. The roll-out will lead to the fresh food company’s jerk chicken, tuna niçoise, feta and lentil, Parma ham and mozzarella, and falafel and hummus salads going on sale at selected stores this week. The partnership is the first time Costa has collaborated with another food and drink brand.
Caroline Harris, Costa UK and Ireland marketing director, said: “Customers responded positively to the partnership and love the new variety of salads on offer. Costa is committed to serving healthy food options and the Chop’d partnership demonstrates how our customers are at the heart of every decision we make.”
Eddie Holmes, Chop’d managing director, added: “We are delighted to have been hand-picked by Costa to be their salad partner. It really is a great fit due to our joint passion for using the best ingredients, delighting our customers and, of course, both being born and bred in London.”
Following the roll-out, Chop’d salads will be available at Costa sites in Argyll Street, Baker Street, Brixton Road, Cabot Place, Conley Fields Shopping Park, Cowcross Street, Culver Square, Curzon Street, Darent Valley Hospital, Eastcastle Street, Eldon Street, Great Marlborough Street, Great Portland Street, Lower Regent Street, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Piccadilly, St Pancras Station, and Westfield (Stratford).