Kahlua® Unveils New Iced Coffee Expression, Bringing Pleasurable Portability To Summer Gatherings and On-the-go Moments

Sleek, Must-Have Cans Allow Consumers to Conveniently Kick Back and Cool Down in Three Java-Forward Flavors - Iced Espresso, Iced Mocha and Iced Coffee with Cinnamon Spice

Jul 12, 2012, 07:45 ET from Pernod Ricard USA

NEW YORK, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for an easy way to enjoy delicious iced coffee on the go? It's in the can!  Introducing Kahlua® Iced Coffee, a refreshingly simple iced coffee that contains a delicioso taste of Kahlua – all in a convenient to-go can.  Perfect for any gathering or a quick coffee break, new Kahlua Iced Coffee offers a premium new way to experience the sophisticated coffee-forward flavor of Kahlua. 

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"The portability of Kahlua's new Iced Coffee makes it the perfect addition to summer parties, afternoon cookouts, or just to sip on the go," said Michelle Sanders, Brand Director, Kahlua. "The sleek and modern cans offer simple convenience in the form of pre-mixed Kahlua cocktails, which means hosts and party-goers can spend more time mingling and less time mixing drinks."

Kahlua Iced Coffee delivers the artisanal taste of iced dark coffee using Kahlua's locally sourced, 100% Arabica coffee beans from Veracruz, Mexico. Canning the coffee keeps the blends genuine, cool and fresh. Bursting with flavor, Kahlua Iced Coffee is available in three sophisticated, java-forward varieties for everyone to enjoy: Iced Espresso, Iced Mocha and Iced Coffee with Cinnamon Spice.

Kahlua Iced Coffee, which is 5% alc./vol. per 200 ml can, is available nationwide, with an MSRP of $2.50 a can, or $9.99 for a four-pack.

Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S., and the largest subsidiary of Paris, France-based Pernod Ricard SA, which employs more than 18,000 people worldwide and is listed on the NYSE Euronext exchange (Ticker: RI). The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as Absolut® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu® flavored rum, Kahlua® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, Plymouth™ Gin, Seagram's Extra Dry Gin®, Martell® Cognac, Hiram Walker® Liqueurs, Pernod®, Ricard® and Avion™ Tequila (through a joint venture with Tequila Avion); such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouet® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Pernod Ricard USA is based in Purchase, New York, and has roughly 850 employees across the country. Pernod Ricard USA urges all adults to consume its products responsibly and has an active campaign to promote responsible drinking. For more information on this, please visit: www.acceptresponsibility.org.

Sarah Bessette
Pernod Ricard USA

Sally Alfis
M Booth & Associates

SOURCE Pernod Ricard USA