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How One Small Company is Fueling Dallas-Fort Worth's Indie Coffee Boom

“It was a total Starbucks world here,” Ascension Coffee's founder says

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    1 Small Company Fueling DFW Indie Coffee Boom

    If independent coffee shops are opening in the Dallas area at a feverish pace — and they are — Ascension Coffee is the sprinter out front. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018)

    If independent coffee shops are opening in the Dallas area at a feverish pace — and they are — Ascension Coffee is the sprinter out front.

    The anti-Starbucks company, headed by an Australian man who travels the world judging coffee competitions, expects to operate 10 Ascension coffee shops in Dallas-Fort Worth by the end of 2018. That’s more than double the number of shops it had by the end of 2017.

    And that’s quite a jolt in a single year, for a company that founded its first coffee shop in the Dallas Design District in 2012 with no expansion plans back then.

    Click here to read more from our partners at GuideLive and The Dallas Morning News.

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