September 23, 2014 9:06 PM ET

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Company Overview of Seattle's Best Coffee LLC

Company Overview

Seattle's Best Coffee LLC operates as a roaster, retailer, wholesaler, and franchisor of specialty coffee in the United States. It offers iced lattes, brewed coffees, ESPRESSO beverages, tea beverages, coffee alternatives, and other iced and blended beverages. The company offers its beverages through its stores; and points of distribution in retail cafes, foodservice accounts, and groceries stores. Seattle's Best Coffee LLC was formerly known as Stewart Brothers Coffee. The company was founded in 1970 and is based in Seattle, Washington. Seattle's Best Coffee LLC operates as a subsidiary of Seattle Coffee Company.

P.O. Box 3717

Seattle, WA 98124-8891

United States

Founded in 1970

Phone:

206-624-8858

Key Executives for Seattle's Best Coffee LLC

Chairman of Starbucks Corp
Age: 61
Vice President of Franchising Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Seattle's Best Coffee LLC Key Developments

Seattle's Best Coffee LLC Gains Steam Down the Coffee Aisle with the Availability of K-Cup(R) Packs, New House Blend and Breakfast Blend, and Expanded Instant Latte Distribution

Seattle's Best Coffee LLC launched three new coffee products, giving coffee drinkers even more ways to sip a great cup of Seattle's Best Coffee(R) at home. Building on recent success down the aisle with roast & ground (R&G) packaged coffee, the company is entering two new coffee categories: the $1.8 billion U.S. single-serve coffee category and the $740 million instant coffee category. Appearing on shelves at grocery and mass retailers this month, Seattle's Best Coffee is now available in single-serve K-Cup(R) packs, two new roast and ground medium roast blends, House Blend and Breakfast Blend, and café-inspired at-home Instant Lattes. Continuing its commitment to providing the taste to customers love, the company is enhancing its lineup to include a new medium roast blend, House Blend, and the addition of Breakfast Blend, set to hit shelves January next to fan favorites Signature Blends 3, 4 and 5. These three signature favorites are now on the top ten list of the premium packaged coffee category. Seattle's Best Coffees(R) are made from high-quality Latin American arabica beans for a unique range of approachable flavors and are specially crafted for coffee drinkers who love medium roast coffees with a smooth, balanced taste. Additionally, Seattle's Best Coffee packaged coffee is getting a new look to make it even easier for coffee drinkers to find the perfect coffee to fit their taste profile. The expression of the new packaging is a balance between the established Seattle's Best Coffee heritage and its spirited nature.

Seattle's Best Coffee and Inventure Foods, Inc. Unveils Seattle's Best Coffee Frozen Coffee Blends

Seattle's Best Coffee and Inventure Foods, Inc. unveiled Seattle's Best Coffee(R) Frozen Coffee Blends, available in grocery, club and mass merchandise stores nationwide. The Seattle's Best Coffee(R) Frozen Coffee Blends are an innovative blended coffee for the at-home barista who is looking for a convenient warm-weather coffee boost suitable for any time of day. Made with high-quality, 100% arabica coffee beans in four varieties: Coffee Chiller(R), Creamy Caramel(R), Very Vanilla(R), and Mega Mocha(R). 130 calories or less, just 10 grams of sugar and zero trans fats. Each package provides two, eight-ounce servings when prepared as directed. To ignite online conversation of the new product, the brand is simultaneously launching a consumer-facing campaign urging consumers to share how they are making it the coolest summer ever with the Frozen Coffee Blends.

Seattle's Best Coffee and Inventure Foods, Inc. Teaming Up to Launch Seattle's Best Coffee Frozen Coffee Blends

Seattle's Best Coffee and Inventure Foods, Inc. teaming up to launch Seattle's Best Coffee Frozen Coffee Blends, the coffee category's first blend-at-home frozen coffee beverage. With the Spring 2013 launch of Seattle's Best Coffee Frozen Coffee Blends, coffee enthusiasts can enjoy their favorite Seattle's Best Coffee frozen drinks from the comfort of their own kitchen. Four unique flavors will hit freezer aisles at grocery stores and mass retailers nationwide this spring. This new product launch represents a move to bring frozen coffee into the home as a response to the growing popularity of at-home blending and the rise of blended coffee drinks. The at-home blended coffee drink puts equal emphasis on taste and convenience: consumers simply empty the contents of the frozen bag into a blender, add eight ounces of fat-free milk and press blend to make two, eight-ounce beverages in less than a minute. In addition, the Seattle's Best Coffee(R) Frozen Coffee Blends feature zero trans fats, just nine grams of sugar, and only 130 calories per serving when prepared as directed, providing a smart, customizable and convenient beverage to make at home. With a suggested retail price ranging from $2.99-$3.49, each Seattle's Best Coffee(R) Frozen Coffee Blends will be sold in an eight-ounce, stand-up vertical packaging found in the freezer section of grocery stores and mass retailers.

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