keurig green mountain inc (GMCR) Key Developments
Keurig Green Mountain and Reily Foods Company Announce Partnership
Mar 30 15
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. and Reily Foods Company announced an exclusive multi-year manufacturing and distribution agreement for New England brand coffee, New Orleans Famous French Market Since 1890 brand coffee, and Luzianne brand iced tea pods for Keurig hot brewing systems in the United States and Canada. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. With this new agreement, consumers in at-home and away-from-home channels will be able to enjoy their favorite New England brand coffee, French Market brand coffee, and Luzianne brand iced teas at the touch of a button in a variety of Keurig formats. The companies plan to launch the new, licensed K-Cup pods in fall 2015. All Reily Foods K-Cup pods will be marked with the Keurig Brewed seal indicating the product has passed rigorous testing, assuring the quality, taste, and integrity consumers expect from the Keurig brand.
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. Announces the Addition of Keurig K-Mug Pods
Mar 23 15
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. announced the addition of Keurig K-Mug pods: pods that brew a large travel mug-size of the user favorite beverage, offering even more brewing options within the Keurig 2.0 brewing system. Keurig 2.0, which debuted in Fall 2014, is the most advanced hot beverage system ever made by Keurig and the first Keurig brewer with the ability to brew a single cup, a four-cup carafe, and now a travel mug size of coffee. Available exclusively on Keurig.com, the new K-Mug® pods are specially formulated to deliver the quality and strength of flavor that Keurig 2.0 brewer users expect when brewing 12-, 14-, and 16-ounce coffee and other beverages, accommodating both on-the-go lifestyles and those mornings that require more than a cup but less than a carafe.
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. and DS Services of America, Inc. Announce Partnership
Mar 3 15
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. and DS Services of America, Inc. announced a multi-year agreement to offer DS Services' Javarama(R) coffee in K-Cup(R) packs for use in Keurig(R) hot brewing systems.
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. Announces Addition of Keurig® 2.0 K200 Series to its Family of Keurig® 2.0 Brewers
Mar 2 15
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. announced the addition of the Keurig® 2.0 K200 series to its family of Keurig® 2.0 brewers. Offering a small countertop footprint and a suggested retail price of $119.99-$129.99, the new Keurig® 2.0 K200 has the ability to brew both a single cup and a four-cup carafe, and is available in a variety of classic and trend-forward colors. The K200 series joins other models in the recently launched Keurig® 2.0 system, the first line of Keurig® brewing systems to offer consumers the ultimate in variety, size and choice. Each brewer model within the Keurig® 2.0 system, including the new K200, offers the ability to brew both a single cup using a K-Cup® pack, as well as a carafe using the new K-Carafe pack. With more than 400 beverage varieties available from 60 brands, including all of the top ten best-selling coffee brands in America, the Keurig® 2.0 system offers the broadest portfolio of coffee and beverage brands united in one in-home beverage system anywhere in the world. The addition of the K200 series to its Keurig® 2.0 lineup broadens its portfolio, and its compact design allows even more consumers to experience its most innovative system yet. Available beginning May 12, 2015 on Keurig.com and nationwide this summer at major retailers, the new Keurig® 2.0 K200 brewer features: Available in an array of colors, including Black, White, Strawberry, Sandy Pearl, Turquoise, Violet and Orange Zest; Nine brew sizes ranging from four oz. to 30 oz; 40 oz. water reservoir; Strength control; Black and white touch display.
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., The J.M. Smucker Company and Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. Expand Partnership
Feb 26 15
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., The J.M. Smucker Company and Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. expanded their partnership by signing agreements for the manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of Dunkin' K-Cup packs at retailers nationwide in the U.S. and Canada, and online. Dunkin' K-Cup packs are presently available in Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the U.S. Keurig is the exclusive producer of Dunkin' K-Cup packs and will remain so with the expansion of the partnership. The J.M. Smucker Company currently manufactures and distributes Dunkin' Donuts brand premium bagged coffee where groceries are sold under license from Dunkin' Donuts. Under the new, multi-year agreement, Smucker will distribute and market Dunkin' K-Cup packs exclusively to grocery chains, mass merchandisers, club stores, drug stores, dollar stores and home improvement stores. Keurig will distribute and market Dunkin' K-Cup packs to specialty stores and office superstores. Dunkin' K-Cup packs will continue to be available in Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the U.S. The expanded retail program launches in the middle of 2015 with five varieties of Dunkin' Donuts' signature coffee initially available in K-Cup packs, including Original Blend, Dunkin' Decaf, French Vanilla, Hazelnut and Dunkin' Donuts Bakery Series Chocolate Glazed Donut flavor.