New pricier coffee coming to Tim Hortons

|By:, SA News Editor

Tim Hortons (NYSE:THI) says it will offer a dark roast coffee option at its stores in a move aimed at challenging Starbucks in the U.S.

Management also tipped off that the restaurant chain is likely to raise coffee prices sometime in 2015.

Comp sales rose 5.9% in the U.S. for Tim Hortons in Q2 - a mark that stands out compared to peers.