Spot Coffee (Canada) Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : SPP

Spot Coffee (Canada) Ltd.

May 04, 2011 18:32 ET

Newest SPoT Coffee Location Receives Historic Preservation Board Award

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) - SPOT COFFEE (CANADA) LTD. (TSX VENTURE:SPP) ("SPoT" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Historic Preservation Board for the city of Delray Beach, Florida selected the Company's newest operating café, SPoT Delray Beach, as the recipient of a 2011 Historic Preservation Board Award. This prestigious award recognizes locations and their design teams whose recent projects have significantly contributed to the historic districts efforts of the City of Delray Beach to retain and protect the character of the City's architectural past. SPoT is pleased to have earned this award as it represents its continued commitment to develop cafés that reflect the surrounding community.

SPoT Delray Beach is the Company's sixth operating café and is the first SPoT café to open in the State of Florida. Located in a historically preserved building on the corner of Atlantic Avenue and 1st Avenue in the heart of the downtown core of Delray Beach, the design of SPoT Delray is derived from its surrounding community and captures the warm historical feel of the city while creating a chic, modernized look. The menu at SPoT Delray Beach features all of SPoT's gourmet food offerings and specialty beverages including SPoT's famous Belgian waffles, freshly prepared gourmet pizzas, signature sandwiches, SPoT's own in-house roasted coffee and an assortment of freshly baked desserts and goods.

SPoT would like to thank the Historic Preservation Board of the City of Delray Beach for this recognition and SPoT looks forward to being an anchor member of the Delray Beach community.

ABOUT SPOT

SPoT (www.spotcoffee.com) de signs, builds and operates community-oriented cafés that provide its customers from every lifestyle and culture with the highest quality service, signature light meals and in-house roasted gourmet coffee. The current SPoT management team and directors have been successfully operating company-owned cafés since 2004.

Each SPoT café is a popular and friendly gathering place for its community where specialty coffee, upscale beverages, fresh baked goods, signature sandwiches, soups, salads and gourmet pizza, cakes, pastries and home baked goods are offered and enjoyed by its patrons in a warm, friendly and home-like environment.

The Company currently operates six cafés that range in size from 2,000 to in excess of 4,000 sq. ft. with two more cafés currently under development. SPoT is currently evaluating several locations as part of its North American expansion.

Unlike other conventional gourmet coffee houses and quick service restaurants that are built on uniformity of product and style, each SPoT café maintains several unique and key features, including:

  • Dedication to create a friendly environment that nourishes and intensifies a sense of gathering and of community;

  • In-house roasting and blending SPoT's own award-winning premium Arabica coffee;

  • Unwavering commitment to offer the customers of the Company the highest quality products and services;

  • Innovative and varying café designs that consider both the culture and flavor of the specific communities of each café;

  • Choice of corner locations for each SPoT café at the center of their neighborhoods;

  • Ability to offer intimate and warm ambiances in each café to suit the social and private moods of SPoT's patrons; and

  • Trained and dynamic service staff that are proud to call themselves "Spotters" who enjoy serving their customers and make them feel at home.

Forward Looking Statements

Except for statements of historical fact relating to the Corporation, certain information contained herein constitutes forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made, and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Except as required by applicable securities requirements, the Corporation undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the release.

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