Uni-Mart Climbs Green Mountain

Retailer offering specialty coffees

Published in CSP Daily News

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Uni-Mart LLC has begun offering its customers cups of freshly brewed Green Mountain Coffee. It is currently available in 125 Uni-Mart locations in Pennsylvania and western New York, with distribution to additional Uni-Marts underway.

Green Mountain Coffee's Our Blend is available by the cup in all current locations, with most also offering a selection of Green Mountain coffees including Dark Magic, flavored coffees and seasonal Limited Edition favorites.

Henry Sahakian, founder and CEO for Uni-Mart said, [image-nocss] Continuing the tradition of offering our customers the highest quality products and services, I am very pleased that many Uni-Mart locations have started offering customers specialty coffees from Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. The excellent taste of these coffees is evident in the first sip. We are very pleased to offer these exceptional coffees from a company that clearly cares about quality in the cup and beyond.

Jim Travis, vice president of sales for green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc., Waterbury, Vt., said, We are very excited about our growing relationship with Uni-Mart. We look forward to developing a long relationship with Uni-Mart that will continue to demonstrate the attention to quality that the Uni-Mart and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters brands are known for.

Green Mountain offers more than 100 coffee selections including estate, certified organic, Fair Trade Certified, signature blends and flavored coffees that it sells under the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and Newman's Own Organics brands. While the majority of Green Mountain Coffee's revenue is derived from its wholesale operations, the company also operates a direct mail business and an e-commerce website. Each year the company contributes at least 5% of its pre-tax profits to support socially responsible initiatives.

State College, Pa.-based Uni-Mart currently owns or licenses 269 locations throughout Pennsylvania and New York; 62 locations operate as Choice Discount Tobacco Outlets.