Profile: Farmer Bros. Co (FARM.O)
24 Oct 2014
Farmer Bros. Co. (Farmer Bros), incorporated on February 17, 2004, is a manufacturer, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products. The Company is a direct distributor of coffee to restaurants, hotels, casinos, offices, quick service restaurants (QSR's), convenience stores, healthcare facilities and other foodservice providers, as well as private brand retailers in the QSR, grocery, drugstore, restaurant, convenience store, and independent coffee house channels. It manufactures and distributes products under its own brands, as well as under private labels on behalf of certain customers. The Company’s primary brands include Farmer Brothers, Artisan Collection by Farmer Brothers, Superior, Metropolitan by Farmer Brothers, Cain's and McGarvey. Its product line of approximately 3,500 stock keeping units (SKU's) (excluding private label), includes roasted coffee, liquid coffee, coffee-related products, such as coffee filters, sugar and creamers, assorted iced and hot teas, cappuccino, cocoa, spices, gelatins and puddings, soup bases, dressings, gravy and sauce mixes, pancake and biscuit mixes, and jellies and preserves.
Artisan Collection by Farmer Brothers
The Company’s Artisan Collection by Farmer Brothers is a specialty coffee line. It includes Rainforest Alliance Certified or Fair Trade Certified and Certified Organic. Metropolitan by Farmer Brothers is the Company’s core brand and includes a line of coffees from exotic single-origins, classic blends, flavored coffees and espressos.
Metropolitan by Farmer Brothers
The Company’s Metropolitan by Farmer Brothers is its core brand and includes a line of coffees from exotic single-origins, classic blends, flavored coffees and espressos. Metropolitan products are made from 100% Arabica beans that are roasted to offer peak flavor and freshness and are offered in a new contemporary packaging.
Farmer Brothers iced and hot teas
Iced tea blends include flavored teas, such as Georgia Peach and Pacific Raspberry, a variety of traditional black teas, sweet teas and decaffeinated teas. Hot teas include black leaf and green teas and herbal teas, which are naturally caffeine-free.
The Company competes with J.M. Smucker, Dunkin' Donuts and Kraft Foods Inc., Sysco Corporation, S & D Coffee, Inc., Boyd Coffee Company, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., Rogers Family Company, Distant Lands Coffee, Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee, Inc., Starbucks Coffee Company and Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Inc.
Farmer Bros. Co
20333 S Normandie Ave
TORRANCE CA 90502