ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen®, the 34-year leader in specialty coffee, has launched a retail merchandiser program for its BREWSTICKS® line of coffees. BREWSTICKS is the only cold-brewed liquid instant coffee on the market that makes iced or hot coffee by blending instantly with water. The merchandiser’s first customer is Publix® Supermarkets. The grocer will bring BREWSTICKS into 1,000 stores across the southeast region by May 1. Other retailers plan to add the BREWSTICKS merchandiser program in Q2.
The colorful and engaging floor standing merchandiser visually illustrates the many features and benefits of BREWSTICKS. The product is 100% cold-brewed Arabica coffee. There is actual liquid - not powder - in BREWSTICKS packets and makes iced or hot coffee can be made instantly. BREWSTICKS is perfect for the mobile lifestyle and is all natural, gluten and allergen free.
The versatility of this product is demonstrated with cross-category uses with recipes that include, Crème Brûlée coffee pancakes, coffee flan, Hawaiian Hazelnut BREWSTICKS coffee Bundt cake and many more. The merchandiser has a tear-off recipe pad that illustrates that BREWSTICKS is the perfect ingredient for anyone that loves the flavor of coffee. These and other recipes can be found at BREWSTICKSRecipes.com.
“Publix is an admired partner with Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen and we are pleased that they have chosen to add BREWSTICKS, the only cold-brewed liquid instant coffee on the market, to their stores,” said Jonathan Smiga, CEO of Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen. “Iced coffee is growing in triple digits and cold-brewed coffee is a mega trend. BREWSTICKS is the only instant product that is on-trend, all natural and makes iced or hot coffee instantly. The new merchandiser does a great job of communicating with the customer and demonstrating the versatility of BREWSTICKS.”
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 e-commerce and consumer products business offers individuals and wholesale customers a category-wide assortment of products, including packaged coffee, single-serve coffee cups, BREWSTICKS and Crop Ex Super Premium coffees. For more information or to shop, visit www.barniescoffeekitchen.com. Follow the company on Twitter @BarniesCoffee.