Customers have waited in hourlong lines at the concept’s recently opened Seattle-area unit to scoop up its Asian pastries, such as the Marble Taro Bun and milky brioche. Founded in Taiwan, 85C is named for its optimal coffee-brewing temperature—though it is known for its iced sea salt coffee. 85C has more than 900 units globally and continues to expand in the States.

LocationBrea, Calif.
2016 Systemwide Sales ($000)$29,200,000*
YOY Sales Change40.4%
2016 U.S. Units25
YOY Unit Change47.1%
2016 Average Unit Volume ($000)$1,390,000*
Future 50 Year2017

*Technomic estimate

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