The Coffeesmiths Collective, Inc. (“Coffeesmiths”) is a family of independent specialty coffee shops and coffee companies based in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company rolls out and acquires specialty coffee shops and companies preserving, wherever appropriate, the strong individual identities of those regarded as ‘local institutions’. Coffeesmiths brings light touch economies of scale enhancing the customer experience and increasing shareholder value without altering the fabric of the uniqueness of many of its established assets. The Company has a flagship brand, the award-winning Department of Coffee & Social Affairs, with coffee shops in the USA and in the UK in which it is widely recognized as a market leader in the rapidly growing specialty coffee sector. Department of Coffee & Social Affairs is the owner of the Dept. Cold Brew brand, an innovative coffee company engaged in the global cold brew market.