Dec 15, 2010, 11:02 ET from Tim Hortons Inc.

New U.S. online store ships coffee, tea and travel mugs to all 50 states

DUBLIN, OH, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ - Coffee lovers can now enjoy Tim Hortons, no matter where they live in the United States.

Tim Hortons, which serves two billion cups of coffee a year at its North American restaurants, has opened an online store for U.S. customers: http://shopus.timhortons.com. Tim Hortons ground coffee, boxed tea, various travel mugs and insulated coffee carriers can be ordered with just a few simple clicks of a mouse. Prices match those found at most Tim Hortons restaurants and grocery stores (not including shipping and handling).

"We get phone calls and e-mails every day from people who crave Tim Hortons coffee, but don't live near a restaurant," said David McMullen, Vice President, U.S. Marketing, at Tim Hortons. "Our new online store helps bring our coffee right to their door. The site is simple, fast and friendly, just like our restaurants. And it has great gift ideas for the Tim Hortons lover who's moved away."

More than 25 different products and sizes are available, from single cans and bags to cases of coffee. All major credit cards are accepted and delivery is available to all U.S. states, including Hawaii and Alaska.

Tim Hortons has nearly 3,700 locations in Canada and the United States and serves more coffee than any restaurant chain except Starbucks. The 46-year-old company has more than 550 locations in the U.S., and is recognized as one of the fastest growing restaurant chains in the country.

Tim Hortons Inc. Overview
Tim Hortons is the fourth largest publicly-traded restaurant chain in North America based on market capitalization, and the largest in Canada. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, flavored cappuccinos, specialty teas, home-style soups, fresh sandwiches, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked goods, including our trademark donuts. As of November 2010, Tim Hortons had 3,649 systemwide restaurants, including 3,082 in Canada and 567 in the United States. More information about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com.

SOURCE Tim Hortons Inc.