Caribou Coffee Recognizes Lyons Magnus as Supplier of the Year

Caribou launches Supplier of the Year Program to honor outstanding partners

Caribou Coffee Recognizes Lyons Magnus as Supplier of the YearCaribou Coffee proudly announced the inaugural Supplier of the Year Award by recognizing Lyons Magnus for their outstanding partnership in supplying the organization with premium ingredients for smoothies, juice, and tea blends.

“We’re happy to award Lyons Magnus – our partner of 14 years – with our 2013 Supplier of the Year Award,” said Karen Francois, senior director of strategic sourcing at Caribou Coffee. “Lyons Magnus has received this recognition for their exceptional quality and service performance as well as their contributions to innovation and responsible sourcing. Our relationship with Lyon’s Magnus has positively impacted our business results and we look forward to the continued partnership.”

The Supplier of the Year Award is based upon performance data, compliance, innovation, quality, service, responsiveness and corporate social responsibility. Caribou Coffee will provide Lyons Magnus with a tangible award and will display a plaque in Caribou’s corporate lobby. The plaque will display each year’s Supplier of the Year recognition.

Caribou Coffee Recognizes Lyons Magnus as Supplier of the Year“At Lyon’s Magnus, we are honored to have received Caribou Coffee’s first Supplier of the Year recognition,” said Robert Smittcamp, CEO at Lyons Magnus. “Our long-standing partnership with the organization has been one that encourages partnership integration, as together we developed premium products such as Lemon Ginger Pomegranate Sparkling Juice, White Peach Berry and Mango Orange Key Lime Smoothies.”

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Founded in 1992, Caribou Coffee Company is one of the leading branded coffee companies in the United States, with a compelling multi-channel approach to their customers. Based on the number of coffeehouses, Caribou Coffee is the second largest company-operated premium coffeehouse in the United States. The Company’s coffeehouses aspire to be the community place loved by guests who are provided with an extraordinary experience that makes their day better. Caribou Coffee provides the highest quality handcrafted beverages, foods and coffee lifestyle items with a unique blend of expertise, fun and authentic human connection in a comfortable and welcoming coffeehouse environment. In addition, Caribou Coffee’s unique coffees are available within grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, office coffee and foodservice providers, hotels, entertainment venues and e-commerce channels. Caribou Coffee is a proud recipient of the Rainforest Alliance Corporate Green Globe Award and is committed to operating practices that promote sustainability and environmental protection. For more information, visit the Caribou Coffee website at