Caribou Coffee Holds 4th Annual CoolFest; Celebrates First Day of Summer With Free...

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Caribou Coffee Holds 4th Annual CoolFest; Celebrates First Day of Summer With
Free Drink Giveaway

MINNEAPOLIS, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caribou Coffee Company,
Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOU) will celebrate its 4th annual CoolFest and the first day
of summer in a "cool" way by giving away FREE Fruit & Tea blended beverages
between 3p.m. and 4p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2008.
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    Every guest that visits Caribou Coffee during that time will receive a
FREE 12oz Fruit & Tea blended beverage in their choice of three flavors:
White Tea & Peach, Green Tea & Mango or Red Tea & Raspberry.
    "This is the 4th year that we've celebrated the start of summer with a
free beverage for our customers," said Sr. Vice President of Marketing Kathy
Hollenhorst. "These new and innovative Fruit & Tea beverages are sure to be a
hit on this day and all summer long."
    The Fruit & Tea line is new at Caribou Coffee.  Blended with ice, these
refreshing drinks are an ideal, healthy alternative any time of the day.  They
are available in:
    White Tea & Peach -- Delicious fresh, ripe peaches blended with light,
white tea to create a "gulpable" summer drink.
Red Tea & Raspberry -- Sweet, tart raspberry and caffeine-free red tea are
blended to make for a light, sweet, invigorating summer drink.
    Green Tea & Mango -- Refreshing and light Green Tea and juicy, flavorful
mango are blended for a sweet and smooth summer drink.
    Knowing that variety is important to customers, Caribou Coffee is also
offering two smoothies: the back-by-popular demand Acai Smoothie and a new
Blueberry Smoothie. A Snickers(R) Cooler and Andes(R) Mint Cooler also join
the summer menu to provide a decadent sweet treat for customers.
    ABOUT THE COMPANY Caribou Coffee (CBOU), founded in 1992, is the
second-largest company-owned gourmet coffeehouse operator in the world based
on number of coffeehouses. At Caribou Coffee, our mission statement is "an
experience that makes the day better". We provide this by sourcing the
highest-quality coffee in the world and craft roasting it in small batches to
bring out the best in every bean. We then bring this extraordinary coffee to
our customers via several channels including grocery locations, online or via
our coffeehouses, which provide a relaxing escape for our customers. Caribou
Coffee is committed to expanding our business by bringing this experience to
new customers through multiple means without compromising our unwavering
commitment to quality. Caribou Coffee is a proud recipient of the Rainforest
Alliance Corporate Green Globe Award and the 2008 Roasters Choice Tasting
Competition. For more information, visit www.cariboucoffee.com .
SOURCE  Caribou Coffee Company, Inc.

Lauren Mihajlov, Director of Brand Marketing of Caribou Coffee,
+1-763-592-2200, lmihajlov@cariboucoffee.com
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