Caribou Coffee is an espresso and specialty coffee retailer. This coffee chain is based in Minnesota and is owned by the German company JAB. The company makes their own blends of coffee, espresso drinks, tea, baked goods and sandwiches. Currently, there are over 400 stores that are company-owned and found in the District of Columbia as well as 18 states. It also has locations in 10 countries with 203 franchised stores. It was founded in the year 1992 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. The president is John Butcher and they currently have well over 6,000 employees.