Jingjing Ma
Sep 5, 2019

China’s Sinopec launches coffee brand with 27,000 locations

The petrol company aims to sell three types of coffee branded like gasoline varieties at its convenience stores nationwide.

View of Yijie Coffee shop in Suzhou Source: Sinopec

Sinopec, China’s state-owned refining, gas and petrochemical conglomerate, recently launched a new brand called Yijie Coffee, aiming to let consumers enjoy a cup of coffee while waiting for gasoline or diesel to be pumped into their vehicles.   

The first Yijie Coffee shop opened on Tuesday in Suzhoua half-hour drive from Shanghaiselling three series of coffee named after gasoline types of 92-RON, 95-RON and 98-RON.

Though a brand of...

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