“The reality is, Tim Hortons created a standard when there wasn’t one,” he says. But then Tim Hortons entered the roasting business, building its own plant, freeing up all that production capacity in the other companies. Mother Parkers started supplying McDonald’s, and the ex-franchisee found the Tims coffee facing a mighty taste challenge. (He doesn’t want to be destructive to the Tim Hortons chain.) “It’s almost like Tim Hortons sold their holy water.”I have agreed not to name the former franchisee, as he remains close to the Tim Hortons operation in a number of ways.
Source: thestar January 13, 2018 03:11 UTC