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Flash Coffee expands footprint in APAC

Flash Coffee continues its expansion in the region and has officially set foot in South Korea, its sixth market in the Asia Pacific region. The tech-enabled coffee chain just unveiled its flagship two-storey store at Sinsa, and another store in Yeoksam, both in the heart of the bustling, upscale Gangnam district in Seoul.

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“South Korea is filled with coffee enthusiasts and our coffee consumption rate ranks within the top 10 in the world. We are confident that our high-quality beverages crafted by award-winning baristas at Flash Coffee will appeal to South Korean coffee lovers. Our goal is to make our specialty coffee accessible to all, so for those who have not come across Flash Coffee yet, you will find us brewing very soon in a location near you,” said Un Koh, Managing Director of Flash Coffee Korea.

Flash Coffee will open new outlets in Apgujeong and Yangjae before the year ends as the company reported on their social media.

Meanwhile, Flash Coffee is also expanding its footprint in Singapore with the opening of 8 new stores in the month of November. With 28 stores, the tech-enabled coffee chain is now serving up affordable specialty coffee at more prime locations including International Plaza, Millenia Walk, Plaza Singapura, Jem, AMK Hub, Guoco Tower, Alexandra Techno Park and Keppel Bay Tower.


The brand was born with a mission of democratising premium coffee in the Asia Pacific region. The latest openings are part of Flash Coffee’s accelerated expansion plan, where they are operating over 200 locations across Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and will soon open in Japan.