Profile: Coffee Holding Co Inc (JVA.O)
23 Mar 2017
Coffee Holding Co., Inc., incorporated on October 9, 1995, is a wholesale coffee roaster and dealer in the United States. The Company is engaged in manufacturing, roasting, packaging, marketing and distributing roasted and blended coffees for private labeled accounts and its own brands, and it sells green coffee. The Company's products can be divided into three categories: Wholesale Green Coffee, Private Label Coffee and Branded Coffee. Wholesale Green Coffee includes unroasted raw beans imported from around the world and sold to large and small roasters and coffee shop operators. Private Label Coffee includes coffee roasted, blended, packaged and sold under the specifications and names of others, including supermarkets. Branded Coffee includes coffee roasted and blended to its own specifications. As of October 31, 2016, its Branded Coffee was packaged and sold under its eight brand names in various segments of the market. Its private label and branded coffee products are sold throughout the United States, Canada and certain countries in Asia. As of October 31, 2016, its unprocessed green coffee, which included over 90 specialty coffee offerings, is sold to specialty gourmet roasters. The Company also offers various products, including specialty instant coffees, tea and trial-sized mini-brick coffee packages.
Wholesale Green Coffee
The Company sells green coffee beans to small roasters and coffee shop operators located throughout the United States. As of October 31, 2016, it carried over approximately 90 different varieties. Specialty green coffee beans are sold unroasted, direct from warehouses to small roasters and gourmet coffee shop operators, which then roast the beans themselves. As of October 31, 2016, the Company sold from as little as one bag (132 pounds) to a full truckload (44,000 pounds) of specialty green coffee beans, depending on the size and need of the customer.
Private Label Coffee
The Company roasts, blends, packages and sells coffee under private labels for companies throughout the United States and Canada. Its private label coffee is sold in cans, brick packages and instants in a range of sizes. As of October 31, 2016, the Company had supplied coffee under approximately 26 different labels to wholesalers and retailers. It produces private label coffee for customers desiring to sell coffee under their own name.
The Company roasts and blends its branded coffee according to its own recipes and packages the coffee at its facilities in La Junta, Colorado and Brecksville, Ohio. It then sells the packaged coffee under its brand labels to supermarkets, wholesalers and individually owned stores throughout the United States. The Company's branded coffees include Cafe Caribe, which is a specialty espresso coffee that targets espresso coffee drinkers and, in particular, the Hispanic consumer market; Don Manuel, which is produced from Colombian coffee beans; S&W, which is a canned coffee and includes Premium, Premium Decaf, French Roast, Colombian, Colombian Decaf, Swiss Water Decaf, Kona, Mellow'd Roast and IL CLASSICO lines; Cafe Supremo, which is a specialty espresso that targets espresso drinkers of all backgrounds and tastes; Via Roma, which is an Italian espresso; Il CLASSICO, which is an S&W brand espresso product, and Premier Roasters, which is a retail whole-bean canisters and food service packs.
The Company competes with Kraft General Foods, Inc., Smuckers and Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group.
Coffee Holding Co Inc
3475 Victory Blvd
STATEN ISLAND NY 10314