Good Earth Cafes Ltd.

Good Earth Cafes Ltd.

November 21, 2014 09:00 ET

Good Earth Coffeehouse Comes to Ottawa

Visitors to Ottawa International Airport can "Do Good. Feel Good."

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 21, 2014) - Good Earth, the Canadian coffeehouse that serves wholesome food and delicious coffee while living a proud commitment to social and environmental responsibility, will open its first Ontario location at Ottawa International Airport in March, 2015.

Good Earth serves up exceptional direct-trade, organic and fair-trade coffees and a wide selection of hand-crafted espresso and tea-based beverages. Wholesomesalads, sandwiches, andsignature fresh baked goodsare also offered alongside vegetarian and vegan options, plus gluten-free, dairy-free,wheat-free, egg-free and nut-free choices.

"We are very excited about coming to Ottawa," says Michael Going, Co-founder and CEO of Good Earth Coffeehouse. "We chose Ottawa as our first Ontario community, and the Ottawa International Airport will be our first airport location in Canada, so it's doubly significant for us. We're looking forward to serving our exceptional products to travelers and employees at Ottawa International."

We have a growing network of 43 locations throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and now, Ontario.

Since our Co-founders Nan Eskenazi and Michael Going opened the first location in Calgary in 1991, we have been a pioneer of social and environmental responsibility. Our industry leading environmental and social practices include:

  • compostable packaging
  • 100% wind-powered cafes
  • sustainable coffees (direct trade, fair trade, organic & Rainforest AllianceCertified)
  • 100% recycled paper products (napkins, bathroom tissue, hand towels)are process-and-elemental-chlorine-free
  • customer travel mug program
  • commercially compostable coffee cups
  • customer coffee grind compost program
  • promotion and fundraising for environmental groups and social service agencies that operate in our localcommunities

Though owned corporately, Good Earth Coffeehouse's location in Ottawa International Airport is the first step in our plan to grow throughout Ontario by partnering with multi-location franchise operators, with a secondary push for single-unit franchisees in smaller markets.

About Good Earth Coffeehouse

Good Earth is a network of authentic coffeehouses with over 43 locations throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. The first Good Earth Coffeehouse opened in Calgary 1991. Founders, Nan Eskenazi and Michael Going, began with a desire to serve exceptional coffee and wholesome food, with a down-to-earth attitude. Good Earth has focused on creating a unique experience for customers through the combination of a distinctive coffeehouse environment and social and environmental responsibility. The company has grown through franchising, and remains true to the original mission… to be a coffeehouse with good food. www.goodearthcafes.com

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