Keurig's Latest Pact With J. Polep Supports C-stores
WATERBURY, Vt. — Keurig Green Mountain Inc. and J. Polep Distribution Services, which services the convenience store industry, have formed a strategic partnership.
"At Keurig Green Mountain, we're dedicated to helping convenience stores become a premium branded beverage destination, and our relationship with J. Polep helps us do just that," said Brian Vetter, vice president, foodservice marketing, at Keurig.
As part of the collaboration, J. Polep will feature Green Mountain Coffee graphics on its fleet of 100 delivery vehicles in the Northeast. They will deliver Green Mountain Coffee products and merchandise, and provide ease of access to these items for c-store operators in the region, the company said.
"We're excited to strengthen our partnership with Keurig as it supports our commitment to making sure convenience stores are offering the freshest cup to their customers when they need it most," said Adam Kramer, vice president of purchasing and foodservice at J. Polep.
Chicopee, Mass.-based J. Polep Distribution Services is a family-owned and -operated company that offers more than 15,000 SKUs to c-stores in New England.