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La Prima Expresso will move to Manchester

| Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

La Prima Expresso will relocate its coffee roasting operation from the Strip District to Manchester this spring.

The company, a long-time occupant of the Pennsylvania Fruit Auction and Sales building, has purchased the one-story structure at 1500 Chateau St. that was the Snyder Electric building.

La Prima will set up its roasting operation by April, said A.J. Pantoni, a commercial real estate broker with Colliers International who helped negotiate the purchase for Sam Patti, the owner.

Patti will continue to operate a coffee shop in the Strip District at 205 21st St., Pantoni said.

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