ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen, a 34-year leader in specialty coffee, today announced that select Bed Bath & Beyond® stores will carry the Company’s new BREWSTICKS® cold-brewed liquid instant coffee beginning in February. This revolutionary, innovative coffee product was introduced late last year and has been met with strong positive response by consumers and retailers alike. Hannaford supermarkets, part of the Delhaize America Group, was the first retail launch partner for BREWSTICKS coffee. Delhaize America Group operates more than 1,300 locations nationwide. Several more retailers are scheduled to carry BREWSTICKS beginning in Q1 2015.
BREWSTICKS is a category changing, cold-brewed liquid coffee that makes iced or hot coffee instantly. Add the liquid coffee concentrate to iced, chilled or hot water for coffee on the go – perfect for the mobile consumer. This revolutionary new product is 100% Arabica coffee, all natural with no sugar or preservatives, allergen and gluten free.
Bed Bath & Beyond will offer multiple BREWSTICKS SKUs that include Barnie’s Blend® and French Roast as well as proprietary flavored coffees such as Crème Brulee, Hawaiian Hazelnut and the year-round best-seller Santa’s White Christmas®.
“BREWSTICKS is an ideal fit for Bed Bath & Beyond shoppers because of the multitude of uses beyond drinkable on-the-go coffee,” said Jonathan Smiga, CEO of Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen. “BREWSTICKS makes iced or hot coffee instantly by blending with water and it can be used as an ingredient in baking, cooking, smoothies, marinades and sauces. For anyone who enjoys the taste of coffee, BREWSTICKS adds the perfect touch of natural coffee flavor.”
About Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen®
Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen was founded in 1980 as Barnie’s Coffee & Tea and renamed Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen in 2011, bringing its rich coffee heritage to the market in a fresh, innovative way by treating coffee as food. The company offers more than 40 hand-selected coffees, many of which are single origin, organic, Fair Trade Certified™ or Rainforest Alliance Certified™. Under the leadership of CEO Jonathan Smiga, Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen now operates in three functional areas: retail cafés, its website and consumer products division. The company’s cafés create an elegant, yet accessible, experience, inviting guests to elevate their expectations surrounding coffee and cuisine. The website and consumer products business offers individuals and wholesale customers a category-wide assortment of products, including packaged coffee, CupUp®premium single-serve coffee cups, BREWSTICKS liquid instant coffee and a host of other items. For more information or to shop, visitwww.barniescoffeekitchen.com. Follow the company on Twitter @BarniesCoffee.