Community Coffee, Keurig reach licensing deal
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana-based Community Coffee Co. and Vermont-based Keurig Green Mountain Inc. have reached an agreement to a multi-year licensing deal that covers manufacture and distribution.
Both companies confirmed the agreement on Monday via their respective websites, but they did not disclose the terms of the contract. Keurig describes the local java maker as the nation's largest family-owned and operated retail coffee brand.
While Community has produced single-serve cups that can be used in Keurig machines for close to a year, next spring will see the release of the first officially licensed single-serve Community Coffee packs. Official Community products for other Keurig devices including K-Carafes, which brew up to four cups of coffee, along with office and restaurant machines will be released at a later date.
According to Keurig, Community will join 60 brands and nearly 400 different beverage varieties available for their devices.