Pooki’s Mahi Lands Distributor Partnership To Grow Kona Coffee Custom K-cups Channel

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The distributor’s platform vets new Kona coffee custom k-cups and private label customers to ensure high quality repeat customers are on boarded for the Silicon Valley startup; this is one of several partnerships with distributor platforms.

Pooki’s Mahi’s custom Kona coffee k-cups for private label brands available on http://customkcups.pookismahi.com

Pooki’s Mahi’s custom Kona coffee k-cups for private label brands available on http://customkcups.pookismahi.com

Pooki’s Mahi’s solution for custom k-cups and private label Kona k-cups in sustainable packaging with transparent pricing, low minimum requirements and an efficient supply chain makes it easier for customers to design and check out.

Silicon Valley startup of 100% Kona coffee k cups for Keurig k-cups brewers announced it landed a partnership with a leading distributor specializing in custom products and private label for the 100% Kona coffee k-cups, 100% Kona decaf k-cups, 100% Maui Mokka coffee k-cups and 100% Kau coffee k-cups. Pooki’s Mahi’s Kona coffee custom k-cups will be available for purchase on the distributor’s platform in Q4 2016.

Pooki’s Mahi kicked off vetting distributors with secure platforms that protect vendors from unapproved resellers in 2014. The original list of 50+ distributors was trimmed to no more than 12 distributors in 2015. Pooki’s Mahi approved six distributors to vet businesses and sell Pooki’s Mahi’s Kona coffee custom k-cups and private label Kona k-cups in 2016.

Pooki’s Mahi’s Founder/CEO Les Magsalay-Zeller says, “Pooki’s Mahi’s partnership with a leading distributor platform for Kona coffee custom k-cups and private label Kona k-cups started in late 2014. By mid-2015 Pooki’s Mahi started to build the new platform to handle custom k-cups and private label coffee k-cups. Pooki’s Mahi took a consumer approach to solving a business-to-business (B2B) challenge.”

“For 99% of customers who want a fully custom designed Kona coffee k cup the requirements are too high and a barrier to entry. The biggest issue was the lack of an end-to-end custom design at lower minimums for the Kona coffee k-cups in retail ready packaging. Larger k-cups manufacturers require higher minimum requirements at 12,000 to 25,000 k-cups to manufacture the k-cup only. Larger k-cups manufacturers does not include end-to-end custom design for all the approved bill of material components, uses non-sustainable single serve cup, charges for shipping and extra touches. Larger k-cups manufacturers will not speak to new customers if the customer cannot meet the minimums. K-cups manufacturers who claim “no minimums” are not transparent with the full cost. The quoted cost is $.39 to manufacture one k-cup. This does not include shipping the raw material, packaging, product labels, food ready pouches or product merchandising. Customer must pay and is responsible for shipping all raw material to the k-cups manufacturers facilities.,” explains the Silicon Valley executive.

The distributor platform is the first of a handful of distributors offering Pooki’s Mahi’s custom k-cups for private label Kona coffee k-cup customers.

What private label custom k-cups customers can expect from the distributor platform:

  • Businesses will be vetted prior to placing orders on Pooki’s Mahi’s new custom k-cups platform.
  • Businesses will pays for all orders prior to proof and k-cup production.
  • Businesses will electronically sign proofs and production schedule.
  • No refunds on custom k-cups or private label Kona coffee k-cups
  • Initial fee applied to the first order; set up fees are waived on repeat orders
  • Two to four week lead time after receiving approvals for proofs and product mocks
  • Access to Pooki’s Mahi’s product catalogue of 100 percent Kona coffee, 100% Kona decaf kcups and Hawaiian coffee k-cups for Keurig k cups brewers.
  • Individually wrapped Kona coffee k-cups with expiration date and LOT code.
  • 24 count Kona coffee k-cups packed in one ship ready packaging
  • Shipping to the Lower 48 states (USA only) included in all shipments

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About Pooki’s Mahi:
Pooki’s Mahi is a Silicon Valley-based k cup manufacturer, private label distributor and etailer offering award-winning 100% Kona coffee Keurig k cups, 100% Hawaiian K-cups and 100% Kona Decaf K-cups at wholesale and bulk prices. Since its online launch in 2013, Pooki’s Mahi products have been a favorite of customers, charities, celebrities and athletes and have been featured at red carpet events including Celebrity Gift Suites and Celebrity Poker tournaments. The products have been endorsed by many celebrities and athletes and seen on several television shows. Pooki’s Mahi’s mission is to revolutionize the supply chain ecosystem in bringing the highest quality Kona coffees into the market in a sustainable format. Hawaiian coffees are harvested/roasted in Hawaii, cup manufactured in US and distributed to the several fulfillment centers in the US.

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