Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
Jan 10, 2012
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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2012 Reporting Date, Conference Call and Live Webcast

WATERBURY, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, today announced that the Company plans to announce financial results for its fiscal 2012 first quarter in a press release to be issued following the close of the financial markets on Wednesday, February 1, 2012.

In conjunction with this announcement, GMCR will publish management's prepared remarks on its quarterly results. These prepared remarks will be provided via a Current Report on Form 8-K and also posted under the events link in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.GMCR.com.

The Company will host a conference call with investors and analysts on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. ET. As a result of publishing prepared remarks in advance of the live call, the conference call will include only brief remarks by management followed by a question and answer session.

The live conference call will be simultaneously webcast and will be accessible from the events link in the Investor Relations portion of the Company's website: http://investor.gmcr.com/events.cfm. The webcast will be archived for replay following the conclusion of the live event. Individuals who prefer not to use the internet for either the live call or the replay can call the Investor Services Department at GMCR, (802) 882-2899, to make alternate arrangements to hear the call by telephone live or the replay through Sunday, February 5, 2012.

About Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR)

As a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR), is recognized for its award-winning coffees, innovative brewing technology, and socially responsible business practices. GMCR supports local and global communities by offsetting 100% of its direct greenhouse gas emissions, investing in sustainably-grown coffee, and donating at least five percent of its pre-tax profits to social and environmental projects.

GMCR routinely posts information that may be of importance to investors in the Investor Relations section of its website, including news releases and its complete financial statements, as filed with the SEC. The Company encourages investors to consult this section of its website regularly for important information and news. Additionally, by subscribing to the Company's automatic email news release delivery, individuals can receive news directly from GMCR as it is released.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained herein are not based on historical fact and are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the applicable securities laws and regulations. Generally, these statements can be identified by the use of words such as "anticipate," "believe," "could," "estimate," "expect," "feel," "forecast," "intend," "may," "plan," "potential," "project," "should," "would," and similar expressions intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Owing to the uncertainties inherent in forward-looking statements, actual results could differ materially from those stated here. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the impact on sales and profitability of consumer sentiment in this difficult economic environment, the Company's success in efficiently expanding operations and capacity to meet growth, the Company's success in efficiently and effectively integrating Timothy's and Diedrich's wholesale operations and capacity into its Specialty Coffee business unit, integrating the Van Houtte business, the Company's success in introducing and producing new product offerings, the ability of lenders to honor their commitments under the Company's credit facility, competition and other business conditions in the coffee industry and food industry in general, fluctuations in availability and cost of high-quality green coffee, any other increases in costs including fuel, Keurig's ability to continue to grow and build profits with its roaster partners in the At Home and Away from Home businesses, the Company experiencing product liability, product recall and higher than anticipated rates of warranty expense or sales returns associated with a product quality or safety issue, the impact of the loss of major customers for the Company or reduction in the volume of purchases by major customers, delays in the timing of adding new locations with existing customers, the Company's level of success in continuing to attract new customers, sales mix variances, weather and special or unusual events, the impact of the inquiry initiated by the SEC and any related litigation or additional governmental investigative or enforcement proceedings, as well as other risks described more fully in the Company's filings with the SEC. Forward-looking statements reflect management's analysis as of the date of this release. The Company does not undertake to revise these statements to reflect subsequent developments, other than in its regular, quarterly earnings releases.

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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.
Kathleen Shaffer, 800-545-2326 x. 882.2899
Investor Services
Investor.Services@GMCR.com

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