Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOU), the second largest company-owned gourmet coffeehouse operator in the United States based on the number of coffeehouses, announced today that Michael Tattersfield, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tim Hennessy, Chief Financial Officer, will present the Company at the Robert W. Baird’s 2012 Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, IL on May 8, 2012. The presentation will begin at 12:45 PM Central Time. Interested parties can access a live webcast of this event from the investor relations section of the Company’s website at www.cariboucoffee.com. ABOUT THE COMPANY Founded in 1992, Caribou Coffee Company is one of the leading branded coffee companies in the United States, with a compelling multi-channel approach to their customers. Based on the number of coffeehouses, Caribou Coffee is the second largest company-operated premium coffeehouse operator in the United States. As of April 1, 2012, the Company had 585 coffeehouses, including 174 franchised locations, in 21 states, the District of Columbia and nine international markets. The Company’s coffeehouses aspire to be the community place loved by guests who are provided an extraordinary experience that makes their day better. Caribou Coffee provides the highest quality handcrafted beverages, foods and coffee lifestyle items with a unique blend of expertise, fun and authentic human connection in a comfortable and welcoming coffeehouse environment. In addition, Caribou Coffee’s unique coffees are available within grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, office coffee and foodservice providers, hotels, entertainment venues and e-commerce channels. Caribou Coffee is a proud recipient of the Rainforest Alliance Corporate Green Globe Award and is committed to operating practices that promote sustainability and environmental protection. For more information, visit the Caribou Coffee web site at www.cariboucoffee.com.