George Howell (entrepreneur)

American entrepreneur and a pioneer of the American specialty-coffee movement / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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George Howell (born 1945) is an American entrepreneur and one of the pioneers of the specialty-coffee movement in the United States in the early 1970s. He was the founder of The Coffee Connection, a high-end coffee retailer based in Boston, Massachusetts, which was acquired by Starbucks Corporation in 1994 and formed the nexus of their expansion into the Boston area. He is the founder of George Howell Coffee.[1]