Gloria Jean's Gourmet Coffees is one of the largest, mall-based retailers of specialty coffees in North America. The company s first store opened in 1979. There are more than 280 stores throughout the world. Gloria Jean s Gourmet Coffees thoroughly selects its arabica beans from some of the most cultivated sources that the company shares a commitment to bring customers some of the best coffee in the world. The company takes decaf coffees just as seriously as caffeinated coffees. The water processed and chemical free process is used to decaffeinate its origin, blend and flavor coffees. If, for any reason, customers are not satisfied with purchases, Gloria Jean s Gourmet Coffees will replace it free of charge or refund customers money in full. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Gloria Jean s Gourmet Coffees is a privately owned company. Gloria Jean s Gourmet Coffees has a branch located in Castroville, Calif., where it employs nearly 60 people.