Keurig Green Mountain Inc., Waterbury, Vt., and Luxembourg-based JAB Holding Co. announced that the companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which a JAB-led investor group will acquire Keurig Green Mountain for $92 per share in cash, or a total equity value of approximately $13.9 billion.
Green Mountain coffee Reserve Columbia Tres Bourbon now available
August 4, 2015
Keurig Green Mountain Inc., Waterbury, Vt., announced the launch of Green Mountain Coffee Reserve Colombia Tres Bourbon, a new ultra-premium coffee sourced exclusively from Colombia’s Caicedonia mountain range. Green Mountain Coffee Colombia Tres Bourbon also debuts a new look for the Reserve collection, such as new branding and a refreshed logo and packaging, the company says.
Double Cola Co.'s SKI brand to launch limited-edition packaging
July 16, 2015
The Double Cola Co. released a limited-edition 12-pack for its citrus soda, SKI brand. Its retro design was voted No. 1 last year by SKI fans through a label design contest that took place on Facebook.
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., Canton, Mass., The J.M. Smucker Company, Orrville, Ohio, and Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., Waterbury, Vt., announced that Dunkin' K-Cup pods are now available for sale at thousands of retailers nationwide for the first time, the companies say. As part of an agreement between the three companies first announced in February, Smucker will distribute and market Dunkin' K-Cup pods exclusively to grocery chains, mass merchandisers, club stores, drug stores, dollar stores and home improvement stores. Keurig will distribute and market Dunkin' K-Cup pods exclusively to specialty stores such as Bed Bath & Beyond, Kohl's and Macy's, as well as office supply retailers such as Staples and Office Depot beginning this summer.
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