VALDEZ - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VALDEZ News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Juan Valdez goes after Starbucks in Florida http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206474-79/starbucks-coffee-juan-valdez.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206474-79/starbucks-coffee-juan-valdez.html.csp">Juan Valdez goes after Starbucks in Florida</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Leslie Patton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T12:10:59.572-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 12:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Juan Valdez, the coffee brand backed by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation, is opening franchised cafes in Florida in a fresh attempt to challenge Starbucks on its home turf. The first store is slated to open Monday in downtown Miami and four more will be added in the area by year-end, according to Hernan Mendez, chief executive officer of Procafecol, the company that oversees the Juan Valdez brand. Within five years, Procafecol is planning 60 of the new stores in Florida. As Juan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206474@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:10:59 MDT Starbucks opening in Juan Valdez’s homeland http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190290-79/coffee-starbucks-juan-valdez.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190290-79/coffee-starbucks-juan-valdez.html.csp">Starbucks opening in Juan Valdez’s homeland</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSHUA GOODMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T10:14:02.563-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bogota, Colombia • Make room Juan Valdez, it’s time to meet the black-aproned barista. On Wednesday, Starbucks is making its much-anticipated debut in the country synonymous with coffee after years of roasting Colombia’s Arabica beans for billions of java lovers the world over. The three-floor coffee house in Bogota is the first of 50 that the Seattle-based company plans to open here in the next five years. In a nod to the country’s proud coffee-growing tradition, it’s also the only one in the w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581902902014-07-16T10:14:02.563-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T10:14:02.563-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190290@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:14:02 MDT Salt Lake City man ordered to stand trial in gang-related killing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58026899-78/valdez-nicholas-donald-gonzales.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58026899-78/valdez-nicholas-donald-gonzales.html.csp">Salt Lake City man ordered to stand trial in gang-related killing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T22:04:46.924-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What began as a celebration of life last year ended in chaos and confusion when a 28-year-old man was shot outside a Salt Lake City house party. Donald Orlando Valdez, 31, was ordered Wednesday to stand trial in the murder of David Gonzales, who authorities have said belonged to a rival gang. Valdez, 32, faces three felony charges: murder, obstructing justice and being a restricted person in possession of a dangerous weapon. He could face up to life in prison if convicted of murder and up to 15...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58026899@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:04:46 MDT