DENVER, April 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marley Coffee (OTCQB:JAMN) (www.marleycoffee.com), the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee company, increased its national retail distribution to another 133 retail stores, including Giant Eagle, Foodtown and Dierbergs.
Giant Eagle, a U.S. grocery company based in O'Hare Township, Pennsylvania, will increase the number of stores carrying Marley Coffee products to 189 out of a total 192 stores chainwide, including its Market District stores. Giant Eagle began carrying Marley Coffee at 140 locations this past January. The company currently operates and franchises stores in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland.
Giant Eagle will continue to carry Marley Coffee's Get Up Stand Up, One Love and Lively Up organic blends in its 12 count RealCups format. Giant Eagle's nine Market District locations will carry those same blends in RealCups and 8oz bag format, as well as Marley Coffee's Jamaica Blue Mountain blend in 8oz bag format.
Additionally, Foodtown, a U.S. grocery chain based in Avenel, New Jersey, will carry Marley Coffee in all of its 59 stores in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Foodtown will carry Get Up Stand Up, One Love and Lively Up organic blends in RealCups and 8oz bag format, as well as Buffalo Soldier in 8oz bag format.
The Company also announced that Dierbergs, a U.S. grocery chain based in Chesterfield, Missouri, will carry Marley Coffee in all of its 25 stores in the St. Louis area. Dierbergs will carry Marley Coffee's Get Up Stand Up, One Love and Lively Up blends in RealCups format.
Rohan Marley, Founder and Chairman of Marley Coffee, said, "As we expand our distribution into Giant Eagle stores and introduce our coffee blends to Foodtown and Dierbergs customers, we believe we will gain many new fans who will enjoy our unique products. We look forward to ongoing, fruitful relationships with all three of these supermarket chains."
Brent Toevs, President of Marley Coffee added, "We are pleased not only to welcome new retailers, but also to expand our relationship with existing customers, such as Giant Eagle. We believe these agreements are a testament to our company's strategy of penetrating the retail grocery market throughout the United States and we look forward to bringing Marley Coffee to even more retailers in the upcoming year."
About Jammin Java Corp., d/b/a Marley Coffee
Marley Coffee (corporate name Jammin Java Corp.) is a US-based company that provides premium, artisan roasted coffee to the grocery, retail, online, service, hospitality, office coffee service and big box store industry. Under its exclusive licensing agreement with 56 Hope Road, the company continues to develop its coffee lines under the Marley Coffee brand. The company is a fully reporting company quoted on the OTCQB under the symbol "JAMN". Learn more at www.MarleyCoffee.com or visit the Investor Relations section at Investor.MarleyCoffee.com.
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