SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Baristas Coffee Company Inc. (OTCPK:BCCI), a fast growing U.S. based beverage and branded products company, announced today that its "Baristas Coffee Creations" ice cream bars arrive today in Cape Coral Florida. The specialty ice cream products were previously only available in supermarkets throughout greater Manhattan, NY area, the Puget Sound region, and Baristas locations in Montana, Arizona, and Tampa Florida.
Commenting on the expansion, Baristas CEO Barry Henthorn expressed, "We expect that the climate and success of our recent two openings in Cape Coral will provide an increase in brand awareness and revenues for the region. We can now focus on the promotion and expansion of the product having worked through the logistical details of shipping, warehousing, and delivery of this truly unique confection. The ice cream has already contributed to our revenues and bottom line in other regions and our Cape Coral operations and partnerships that have been forged are proving to be very valuable. this proven relationship will aid us in increasing sales and availability. The products distribution in the greater Manhattan NY area and in the Puget sound has also allowed us to refine our processes has helped with our negotiations with additional distributors in this and other regions."
About Baristas Coffee Creations: "Barista Coffee Creations" is an indulgent collection of coffee ice cream, featuring classic flavors like "Caramel Cappuccino" and new specialty creations like "Coconut Café Latte". "Caramel Cappuccino", a caramel swirled coffee ice cream enrobed in dark chocolate and "Coconut Café Latte" a coconut swirled coffee ice cream enrobed in dark chocolate, are both currently available in four pack boxes. These two new ice cream bars are the focus of the launch this year. The Company intends to develop additional flavors and forms of its "Baristas Coffee Creations" that will be available following the launch of these first two flavors. Currently, "Baristas Coffee Creations" can be found in hundreds of supermarkets throughout the greater Manhattan, NY area as well as all Baristas locations in Washington, Montana, Arizona, and Florida.
About Baristas Coffee Company (BCCI): Headquarter based in the Seattle, Washington area, Baristas Coffee Company, Inc., was formed to create a national brand of drive-thru espresso stands. BCCI is accomplishing this by acquiring established businesses that fit its model, opening new locations, and by franchising. Baristas has separated itself from the competition with its "theme" of joining attractive female baristas in entertaining costumes preparing the finest beverages available on the market. Baristas can currently be found in six greater Seattle area locations as well as in, Florida, and Montana coming very soon in your state! Baristas currently trades publically on the OTC:PK market under the symbol OTCPK:BCCI and has made formal application to be listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "BAPI."
Barry Henthorn (206)579-0222