The Human Bean ®, Specialty Coffee Drive-thru Franchisor Hits Major Growth Milestone with Opening of 100th Store

The Human Bean Franchise takes popular specialty coffee drive-thru model to new heights

April 28, 2020//Medford, OR, —The Human Bean, one of the fastest-growing specialty coffee drive-thru franchises in the nation, announced today the opening of its 100th location. Responding to consumer’s demands for amazing beverages and excellent service, the announcement signifies a new company milestone for the fast-growing specialty coffee drive-thru concept. The landmark 100th location is located at 4377 East Baseline Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85042.

The Human Bean drive thru coffee franchise was founded in 1998 with its first location in Ashland, Oregon which led to franchising The Human Bean’s brand and system in 2002.  Capitalizing on the brand’s unique niche directed toward a growing specialty coffee drive-thru market, The Human Bean has another 25 locations in development over the next few months. The 100-store count only lasted a few days. Hot off the press, another store opened today in Reno, Nevada making the total count 101.

“As we celebrate the opening of our 100th drive-thru, we could not be more thankful for this best in class drive-thru concept. There has never been a better time to be a part of The Human Bean family. You are going to see a tremendous amount of our drive-thru locations opening in the next several months,” said Scott Anderson, Chief Operating Officer.

“Our goal when we started The Human Bean was to provide the absolute best customer experience”, says Dan Hawkins, CEO/President and Co-Founder of The Human Bean. “We are humbled and overjoyed by the customer relationships and business partnerships we have made over the last 22 years. From our franchise owners and their teams, the company store teams, and the support team here at Corporate, the focus and determination to be the best has never been stronger. Our customers have provided us the opportunity to give back to our communities and allowed us to continue our journey focused on excellence. We can’t thank our teams and our customers enough, and we look forward to serving our communities through the next of many future growth milestones.” said Hawkins.

Fueled by passion, with over 22 years of specialty coffee experience and extensive knowledge of the franchise industry, The Human Bean looks to continue its expansion across the country.

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About The Human Bean
The Human Bean was founded in 1998 with a commitment to developing the very best coffee drive-thru in Southern Oregon. Early success led to franchising the brand and system in 2002. The Human Bean brand currently has 101 locations in 11 states with 34 locations in development for 2020. The Human Bean will continue growth through approved franchisees sharing the same determination and commitment to the goals of this exceptional brand.


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