Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 05, 2011
Available now, Costco shoppers can stock up on packaged 2lb coffee from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®. Based in Southern California, the specialty coffee and tea retailer that originated from a single Los Angeles café and is responsible for such innovations as The Original Ice Blended®drinks, will offer its signature coffee in select Costco locations around Southern California.
French Roast, one of the most popular blends by The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, is available in a 2lb bag of whole beans.
Beginning in mid-October, Southern California Costco locations will also debut the new The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® All Natural Tea Collection in an exclusive gift package. Each gift package contains six unique varieties of premium whole leaf teas developed by David DeCandia, the company’s master tea blender. The All Natural Tea Collection features Watermelon Taiwan Green, Herbal Apricot Peppermint, Breakfast Blend, French Vanilla Chamomile, Acai White Peony, and Caramel Cream Rooibos for a total of thirty six whole leaf tea bags packed in individual sachets per box. The All Natural Tea Collection will be available this holiday season, making it a unique gift or delicious option for at home holiday entertaining.
“As we continue to grow our product offerings, Costco represents a very welcomed avenue for making our products more accessible to our loyal brand followers,” said Mel Elias, President and CEO of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®. “We are thrilled to see our products on the shelves of one of Southern California’s favorite retailers.”
ABOUT The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®
Founded in 1963, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® is the largest and oldest privately held specialty coffee and tea retailer in the U.S. Embodying a passion for connecting loyal customers to one another with carefully handcrafted products, the company is known for sourcing and providing the finest ingredients and flavors from around the world, as well as product innovations such as The Original Ice Blended® drink. Since its inception from one café in Los Angeles, California, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® has grown to become an international icon with more than 800 company-owned and franchised cafes in 22 countries. For more information, visit http://www.coffeebean.com or follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/thecoffeebean.
Costco Wholesale Corporation is the largest membership warehouse club chain in the United States. As of July 2009, it is the third largest retailer in the United States, where it originated, and the ninth largest in the world. Costco has 52 clubs in Southern California. To learn more, visit http://www.costco.com.