New England McDonald's Sites Add Newman's Coffees

650 restaurants to offer new brew from Green Mountain

Published in CSP Daily News

BOSTON -- McDonald's restaurants are partnering with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. to source, roast and package Newman's Own Organics Blend coffee exclusively for more than 650 McDonald's restaurants in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Albany, N.Y. This new coffee will be available beginning November 1.

"McDonald's is committed to providing our valued customers with the highest quality and best tasting products, as we have for the past 50 years," said John Lambrechts, general manager and vice president [image-nocss] of McDonald's Boston Region. "We are partnering with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters to introduce Newman's Own Organics Blend, a unique and exceptional coffee to meet the changing tastes and needs of our customers."

Created exclusively for McDonald's, Newman's Own Organics Blend, made from Fair Trade Certified and organic specialty coffees, will be available as both regular and decaffeinated. The new blend is a combination of light and medium roasts with a smooth body and clean finish.

"We are very excited about the tremendous opportunity that McDonald's has given us to introduce our organic coffee to their customers," said Nell Newman, co-founder and president of Newman's Own Organics.

Robert Stiller, president and CEO of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters said, "This coffee is a member of the Newman's Own Organics family of coffees that has been our best-selling line of new products in supermarkets."