ORRVILLE, Ohio, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts® invites coffee lovers to brew a cup of Dunkin' Dark® coffee, which now provides several new reasons to celebrate. Coffee fans can enjoy this distinctly bold yet smooth flavor in even more ways with the arrival of Dunkin' Dark K-Cup® pods, available at groceries stores nationwide. Dunkin' Donuts is also proud to announce that Dunkin' Dark coffee includes 30% of its beans from Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms, underscoring the brand's commitment to help promote sustainability and a better life for farming families.
Dunkin' Dark coffee boasts a rich flavor without tasting any bitter notes. It is a blend that's Brewed for the Bold. To help spread the news, Dunkin' Donuts has teamed up with two prominent coffee fans who personify this adventurous spirit: Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind man to reach the summit of Mount Everest and Becky Hammon, the first full-time female assistant coach in NBA history. This summer, Erik and Becky will be sharing their stories and encouraging fans to join them in pursuing their own bold adventures, fueled by Dunkin' Dark coffee. For more information on Erik and Becky's journeys, visit dunkinathome.com/brewedforthebold
"Life is full of bold moments and opportunities to take risks," said Maribeth Burns, Vice President, Corporate Communications, The J.M. Smucker Company. "Whether it's as momentous as climbing a mountain, blazing new trails, or as simple as choosing a new coffee flavor, Dunkin' Donuts encourages fans to enjoy all of life's adventures and Dunkin' Dark coffee is just the coffee to inspire them to do so. By choosing this product, coffee lovers are directly supporting sustainable farming practices, conservation of natural resources, and the promotion of sustainable livelihoods."
Dunkin' Dark bagged coffee and Dunkin' Dark K-Cup® pods are priced the same as your other favorite Dunkin' Donuts retail coffee products and are available at groceries stores nationwide. Available varieties include K-Cup® pods in 10 ct. and 16 ct. and 11 oz. or 18.4 oz. bags. To learn more about Dunkin' Dark coffee, Rainforest Alliance Certification or to find a store that sells Dunkin' Donuts packaged coffee near you, go to Dunkinathome.com.
About The J. M. Smucker Company
For nearly 120 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments. Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's®, Folgers®, Jif®, Dunkin' Donuts®, Crisco®, Pillsbury®, R.W. Knudsen Family®, Hungry Jack®, Café Bustelo®, Martha White®, truRoots®, Sahale Snacks®, Robin Hood®, and Bick's®. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Meow Mix®, Milk-Bone®, Kibbles 'n Bits®, Natural Balance®, and 9Lives®. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about the Company, visit jmsmucker.com.
The J.M. Smucker Company is the owner of all trademarks referenced herein, except for the following, which are used under license: Pillsbury® is a trademark of The Pillsbury Company, LLC, Rainforest Alliance Certified™ is a trademark of the Rainforest Alliance, Inc., and Dunkin' Donuts® is a registered trademark of DD IP Holder LLC.
Dunkin' Donuts® brand is licensed to The J.M. Smucker Company for packaged coffee products sold in retail channels such as grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, and drug stores. This information does not pertain to Dunkin' Donuts® coffee or other products for sale in Dunkin' Donuts® restaurants. [Keurig® and K-Cup® are trademarks of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. used with permission.]
About Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that works around the world to conserve forests and natural resources while advancing sustainable livelihoods. Rainforest Alliance collaborates with foresters, farmers, businesses and workers to build healthy communities, protect habitat, and rebalance the Earth, working towards the vision of a world where planet and people prosper together. By choosing this 30% Rainforest Alliance Certified™ coffee, you are directly supporting our Rainforest Alliance. For more information, visit www.rainforest-alliance.org.
SOURCE The J. M. Smucker Company