MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOU) today announced the upcoming launch of several, all-new menu offerings as well as the return of limited-time-only seasonal items that Caribou fans have come to know and love, just in time for fall. With the new school year around the corner and prospect of a cool fall breeze, Caribou's fall menu – which includes three new breakfast sandwiches, a new Pumpkin Chai beverage and improved pumpkin syrup – aims to help fans get their morning, and the season, started right. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120814/NY56861-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120814/NY56861-b) This Friday, August 17, 2012, Caribou will introduce three, brand-new tasty breakfast sandwiches to its line-up:
Maple Bacon, Egg and Gruyere Wheat Ciabatta (limited-time-only)
Spinach, Egg and Swiss Mini Ciabatta
Sausage, Egg and Cheese Biscuit
The two sandwiches that will remain in the original line-up are Caribou's very popular Chicken Apple Sausage and Egg White Turkey Bacon Daybreakers. Each sandwich is made with premium and wholesome ingredients served fresh from the oven. In addition to new sandwiches, the coffeehouse will also bring back featured fall favorites: Pumpkin Latte, Pumpkin White Chocolate Mocha, Pumpkin Bread and Caramel Apple Crisp Oatmeal, along with a new Pumpkin Chai. This year's pumpkin drinks will offer a delicious new pumpkin syrup, made from real pumpkin, and created to enhance the seasonal handcrafted beverages, all of which will be available for a limited-time. "At Caribou, we are committed to product innovation. We are thrilled to be launching our breakfast sandwiches to provide our guests with a continual distinctive Caribou Coffee experience," said Alfredo Martel, senior vice president of marketing and product management. "With the changing of seasons, it's the perfect time to update our menus to reflect fall favorites that our guests look forward to each year. Our new and improved pumpkin syrup is an upgrade that we know our guests will love in their seasonal beverages." Caribou's limited-time-only breakfast and pumpkin offerings will be available through fall, while two of the three new breakfast sandwiches are permanent additions to the Caribou menu.