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  • McCafe celebrates cheap and unpretentious coffee
  • McCafe celebrates cheap and unpretentious coffee
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McCafe celebrates cheap and unpretentious coffee

A fast food chain may not be a coffee snob’s first choice for a smooth latté. But at a time when the high street is saturated with trendy artisanal cafés serving pretentious, expensive drinks, the McCafe is banking on people's want for simplicity when in need of a caffeine boost.



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