Keurig adds more brands through partnership

by Monica Watrous
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WATERBURY, VT. — The latest brands joining Keurig Green Mountain’s portfolio of licensed partners are New England and New Orleans Famous French Market Since 1890 coffees and Luzianne iced tea. The Waterbury-based company has inked a multi-year manufacturing and distribution agreement with Reily Foods Co., New Orleans, to develop K-Cup pods for Keurig hot brewing systems in the United States and Canada. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“Consumers consistently choose the Keurig brewing system for its quality, simplicity and unsurpassed variety, with over 400 varieties from 60 brands available in the system,” said John Whoriskey, president, U.S. sales and marketing at Keurig. “We welcome Reily Foods as a partner and look forward to offering Keurig consumers their favorite New England coffee, French Market coffee, and Luzianne iced teas made with the quality and consistency of Keurig.”

The new K-Cup pods are slated to debut this fall.

Established in 1902, Reily Foods manufactures and markets a wide range of food and beverage products sold in grocery stores and restaurants in the United States.

“We are proud to partner with Keurig,” said David Darragh, president and chief executive officer of Reily Foods Co. “We look forward to having our brands of coffee and tea more broadly available to users of Keurig’s brewing systems. The quality of our products matched with the convenience that the Keurig system delivers brings real benefits to our consumers.”
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READER COMMENTS (2)

By Nina harvey 3/31/2015 7:19:58 PM
I like the k cup

By Rob Wray 3/31/2015 2:13:27 PM
Congratulations to our NEW friends and partners at Keurig for another great innovation. Love our K-Cups!