Luigi Lavazza S.p.A, an Italian coffee brand owned by The Lavazza Group, has purchased a majority stake in organic coffee maker Kicking Horse Coffee Ltd from Swander Pace Capital. The $215 million deal reinforces the buyer’s strategy to pursue international growth, diversification, and consolidating its competitive position.
Kicking Horse manufactures ground and whole bean coffee from its headquarters in Invermere, Canada. The company describes its organic coffee as pure and pesticide free. Hola, Grizzly Claw, Three Sisters, Hoodoo Jo, 454 Horse Power and Cliff Hanger Espresso are among Kicking Horse’s coffee flavors.