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Reborn Coffee and KIB Plug Energy Korea Sign MOU for $5 Million Investment

BREA, Calif., Nov. 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reborn Coffee Inc (Nasdaq: REBN), A leader in the specialty coffee industry, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) for a strategic investment of $5 million from KIB Plug Energy Korea. This investment is set to transform the coffee service model by combining premium coffee services with electric vehicle (“EV”) charging stations.

This groundbreaking initiative marks a significant advancement in combining sustainable practices with everyday consumer needs. Through this collaboration, Reborn Coffee and KIB Plug Energy Korea are developing a unique way to service coffee that caters not only to the discerning tastes of coffee enthusiasts but also serves the rapidly growing community of EV users.

"The MOU with KIB Plug Energy Korea showcases our deep commitment to innovation and sustainability,” said Jay Kim, CEO of Reborn Coffee. “This investment marks a significant phase in our growth strategy, allowing Reborn Coffee to enhance its current offerings and pave the way for future development. Integrating EV charging stations into our coffee services is a thoughtful approach that broadens our service portfolio and responds to the rising demand for sustainable and convenient options among environmentally aware consumers."

This expansion strategy not only demonstrates Reborn Coffee's innovative approach to business but also signifies its dedication to playing a pivotal role in building sustainable communities. By integrating coffee service with EV charging stations, Reborn Coffee is not just transforming the concept of a coffee break but is also contributing to the development of eco-friendly infrastructure in communities.

About Reborn Coffee

Reborn Coffee, Inc. (NASDAQ: REBN) is focused on serving high quality, specialty-roasted coffee at retail locations, kiosks, and cafes. Reborn is an innovative company that strives for constant improvement in the coffee experience through exploration of new technology and premier service, guided by traditional brewing techniques. Reborn believes they differentiate themselves from other coffee roasters through innovative techniques, including sourcing, washing, roasting, and brewing their coffee beans with a balance of precision and craft. For more information, please visit

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MZ North America  

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Reborn Coffee, Inc.

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