Marley Coffee Partners With Cooking.com to Launch Innovative New Web Store

Dec 02, 2010, 00:01 ET from Cooking.com

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooking.com along with Marley Coffee, announced today that Cooking.com, the leading online marketplace for cooks, was chosen to rebuild and manage MarleyCoffee.com. The website was revamped to enhance the customer experience for Marley Coffee online.

Through this partnership, Cooking.com is creating a uniquely branded experience with an expanded assortment for the online store and blog for connection with MarleyCoffee.com fans and visitors.  The new site will provide visitors with an opportunity to shop for Marley's Whole Bean Coffee and other Marley products, as well as coffee equipment, drinkware and even DVDs and CDs.

Tracy Randall, CEO of Cooking.com, had this to say about the new partnership, "We are delighted to be working with Marley Coffee.  Marley Coffee is growing to be a recognized consumer brand, with intentions of growing a loyal customer base that aligns perfectly with Cooking.com's products and services.  By adding an e-commerce element to MarleyCoffee.com, customers will have a unique place to shop online from a brand they trust."

"We're excited to give our loyal visitors and customers another reason  to visit our MarleyCoffee.com," said Rohan Marley and Shane Whittle, Co-Founders of Marley Coffee; "This is a great opportunity for our visitors to benefit from Cooking.com's expertise and for Marley Coffee to provide additional value for our regular visitors to MarleyCoffee.com."

About Cooking.com

Cooking.com was founded in 1998 and is based in Marina Del Rey, CA. Cooking.com, the leading online marketplace for cooks, now operates ten uniquely branded websites: Cooking.com, Store.Calphalon.com, StarbucksStore.com, PillsburyStore.com, BettyCrockerStore.com, Kraftstore.com, FoodNetworkStore.com, RachaelRayStore.com,  PaulaDeenStore.com and MarleyCoffee.com. Cooking.com offers its customers access to over 60,000 products including cookware for the kitchen as well as recipes, menus, collections and a growing library of user-generated cooking content and online tools. Cooking.com is committed to providing its customers with an exceptional experience and is the recipient of numerous awards for customer satisfaction.

About Marley Coffee

Bob Marley always said he would return to farming one day, but his destiny was filled with his passion for music, and he never had the chance. Rohan Marley—Bob Marley's son—and his friend Shane Whittle fulfill this dream and offer the Marley family's treasures to the world.

What began in Jamaica 2007 as an effort to develop a small organic coffee farm with sustainable farming practices has turned into an expanding and environmentally conscious business venture. The Marley Coffee 52-Acre Private Estate sits atop the Blue Mountains, long revered as the region with the world's most desirable and delicious coffee beans. Today Marley Coffee has grown into a thriving international gourmet coffee company with beans roasted in Vancouver, Canada, and Kingston, Jamaica.

Marley Coffee offers its unique line of organic, Fair Trade and Kosher Certified coffee sourced from the top growing regions in the world including Central and South America, Africa, and Asia/Pacific. The coffees comply by the Rastafari standards of ITAL, standing for all things Pure, True and Vital. The Company is determined to deliver intoxicating aroma, and rich smooth flavor into each cup that bears the Marley name.

SOURCE Cooking.com



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