Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Climbs Forbes’ “200 Best Small Companies in America” List

first_imgGreen Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Climbs Forbes’ “200 Best Small Companies in America” List WATERBURY, Vt.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) has been named by Forbes as one of the “200 Best Small Companies in America” for the seventh time since 2000. The Company was ranked 55th on the list, up from 88th in 2007.Forbes singled out GMCR as an “Every Day Tech Star” for using technology that affects people’s every day lives. “Its Keurig Single-Cup Brewer has revolutionized coffee making for those not interested in making a whole pot,” the article says. “Single-cup penetration is still only 5% of U.S. households, leaving lots of room for growth.” Keurig is the single-cup market leader at retail in dollar sales and units sold, according to the NPD Group.”We are excited to be recognized for our performance, especially during a turbulent year for the market,” said Larry Blanford, President and CEO of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. “It’s gratifying to know that our strategy of creating a superb coffee experience, and leading with single-cup coffee, keeps us on the Forbes list, year after year.”The criteria used to screen the Forbes list of the “200 Best Small Companies in America” were rigorous. The ranking is based on return on equity, sales growth, and profit growth over the past 12 months, and over five years. A company’s stock performance was compared with that of its industry peers.About Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) is recognized as a leader in the specialty coffee industry for its award-winning coffees, innovative brewing technology and socially and environmentally responsible business practices. GMCR manages its operations through two wholly owned business segments: Green Mountain Coffee and Keurig. Its Green Mountain Coffee division sells more than 100 high-quality coffee selections, including Fair Trade Certified(tm) organic coffees, under the Green Mountain Coffee(r) and Newman’s Own(r) Organics brands through its wholesale, direct mail and e-commerce operations (www.GreenMountainCoffee.com(link is external)). Green Mountain Coffee also produces its coffee as well as hot cocoa and tea in K-Cup(r) portion packs for Keurig(r) Single-Cup Brewers. Keurig, Incorporated is a pioneer and leading manufacturer of gourmet single-cup coffee brewing systems for offices, homes and hotel rooms. Keurig markets its patented brewers and K-Cups(r) through office distributors, retail and direct channels (www.Keurig.com(link is external)). K-Cups are produced by a variety of licensed roasters including Green Mountain Coffee. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. has been recognized repeatedly by CRO Magazine, Forbes and SustainableBusiness.com as a good corporate citizen and an innovative, high-growth company.last_img read more

Community service, fines await violators of Bacolod social distancing rules

first_imgBACOLOD City – The local government unit here has made physical distancing and wearing of face masks compulsory to stem the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), with violators facing an eight-hour community service and a fine of up to P200. Councilor Archie Baribar said Leonardia signed the ordinance last week after the city council approved it on the third and final reading. “It will require a mandatory use of face mask and observance of social distancing in all public places in this city during the emergency caused by COVID-19 pandemic,” he added. This developed after Mayor Evelio Leonardia’s approval of an ordinance requiring residents to keep a 1-meter distance and wear face masks in public places.center_img According to Baribar, the City Health Office shall supervise the community service in coordination with barangay where the violator resides. “If a person is not a resident here, the person shall be penalized with a fine of P300,” the councilor said./PNlast_img read more

DONEGAL SFC: MURPHY MASTERCLASS ENSURES GLENSWILLY SEE OFF SPIRITED GAOTH DOBHAIR

first_imgDONEGAL SFC: Michael Murphy scored 1-5 to ensure Glenswilly earned a superb win against a resilient Gaoth Dobhair side in a game played in dreadful conditions in Magheragallon. Gaoth Dobhair played with the advantage of a strong wind at their backs in the first-half but they failed to reflect their dominance on the scoreboard.Odhran Mac Niallais scored two outstanding opening points to give Gaoth Dobhair an early platform to build on. Gary McFadden hit back from a free before Mac Niallias added another for Gaoth Dobhair to put them back out in front by two.Glenswilly then levelled when McFadden scored again twice from placed balls.Mac Niallais landed a monster score and a fine score from Cian Mulligan put Gaoth Dobhair back into a two point lead as the game ticked towards half-time.Gaoth Dobhair were then hit with a body blow when referee Andrew Mullan awarded Glenswilly a penalty after a long direct ball inside wasn’t dealt with by the Gaoth Dobhair full-back line. Michael Murphy made no mistake and expertly dispatched his penalty into the bottom corner giving Joe Duffy no chance.HALF-TIME – Gaoth Dobhair 0-05 Glenswilly 1-03However, early in the second-half Gaoth Dobhair were handed a lifeline when a long ball inside was spilled and Cian Mulligan was on hand to bury the ball to the back of the net.Ciaran Bonner and Michael Murphy (2) responded quickly to restore their advantage and Glenswilly never looked back.Murphy scored two absolutely superb points to put Glenswilly three ahead with ten minutes to go. Gaoth Dobhair battled hard and introduced Michael Carroll and he looked dangerous.Mac Niallais added a free to narrow the gap but Glenswilly added another late on to ensure Glenswilly secured a crucial win.Final score – Gaoth Dobhair 1-07 Glenswilly – 1-10DONEGAL SFC: MURPHY MASTERCLASS ENSURES GLENSWILLY SEE OFF SPIRITED GAOTH DOBHAIR was last modified: May 23rd, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Donegal SFCGAAGaoth DobhairglenswillynewsSportlast_img read more