Proving that the engine of the economy is actually coffee...
Coffee is so much a part of many people's working lives as is shown by these sorts of deals along with the popularity of Starbucks, Costa and other outlets.
Whether it is the early morning caffeine boost or as meetings for the modern business meeting, coffee is ubiquitous with business. From start-ups and tech through to city institutions.
Maybe it is the one thing that they all have in common!
Italian coffee firm Lavazza has offered to buy French brand Carte Noire from Douwe Egberts, the firm has said.It did not disclose how much it was paying but sources said the deal was worth around €800m (£550m).