LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marley Coffee (OTCBB: JAMN), a sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan roasted gourmet coffee, today announced that its Marley Coffee Real Cups™ is currently available or will become available in the upcoming week across Canada through several Office Coffee Service distributors as well as London Drugs stores in Western Canada. Marley Coffee's Real Cups will be compatible with most of Keurig's branded single serve k-cup machines, which is the leading single-cup brewing system in North America, with an estimated presence of more than 378,000 offices and 10.8 million homes. Marley Coffee now enters the fastest growing business in the coffee space.
Marley Coffee will be offering four varieties: Get Up, Stand Up (light roast), One Love 100% Ethiopia Yirgacheffe (medium), Lively Up 5 Bean Espresso (medium dark), and Talkin' Blues 100% Jamaica Blue Mountain® (medium). The company will also be offering a 36 count variety pack.
"This will truly be a huge opportunity for Marley Coffee and I'm proud that we've finally gotten this product out into the market. I'm happy to be introducing this product to all of our family's existing partners. So far, I've been receiving phone calls from some very prominent and large distributors that carry my family's other products that want to bring in our Real Cups soon," says Rohan Marley, Chairman and Founder of Marley Coffee.
ECS Coffee http://www.ecscoffee.com/, Markol Distributors http://markcol.com/ and Personal Service Coffee http://www.personalservicecoffee.ca/ currently have Marley Coffee Real Cups available for their customers. Additionally, Vending Products of Canada http://www.vendproductscan.com/, which is a distributor covering Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto are carrying both Marley Coffee's Real Cups as well as the company's line of other coffee solutions for OCS operators.London Drugs http://www.londondrugs.com/, a long time supporter and partner of Marley Coffee will carry the entire line of Real Cups throughout their 73 stores. According to store representatives, the single-serve coffee market has outpaced traditional bagged coffee sales for the past two years and is the fastest growing category in the coffee space. "There is an opening for Marley Coffee to eat up significant market share in what we believe is still a very early stage industry," says Brent Toevs, CEO of Marley Coffee. "There are about 14 million households in Canada and another 120 million in the United States, with an average about 70% of them having some sort of coffee maker. Juxtapose that to the speed of growth we're seeing in the single-serve space, there's a lot of room left to go up." For the home, Marley Coffee offers two varieties of Jamaica Blue Mountain® Ground and Whole Bean roasts and six varieties of certified USDA Organic Ground Coffee as well as Organic Whole Bean coffee and compostable Single-Serve At-Home Pods. Marley Coffee is also available for the trade in Traditional 2.5oz Fracs, compostable Single-Serve Breakroom Pods, and Branded Vending and Foodservice Solutions. In addition, the company recently introduced its first mobile retail franchise concept, the Marley Coffee-brand Bike Caffe ( www.bikecaffe.com/marleycoffee). For general sales inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the company at 323-556-0746.