Farmer Brothers acquires West Coast Coffee Company

NORTHLAKE, TX, USA – US nationwide coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor, Farmer Bros. Co. has acquired Oregon-based roaster and distributor West Coast Coffee Company for $13.5 million, the company has announced.  The acquisition deal includes potential for an additional $1 million payment based on future sales performance.
 
Headquartered in Hillsboro Oregon, West Coast Coffee currently operates in four states, providing direct to store product delivery and third party coffee distribution to convenience stores, grocery stores and foodservice channels.
 
‘We are excited to welcome West Coast Coffee to Farmer Brothers.’ said Mike Keown, CEO of Farmer Brothers.  Their focus on quality products and customer service, combined with their coffee expertise, make the business a great strategic and cultural fit for Farmer Brothers.’
 
Farmer Brothers stated the company plan to operate West Coast Coffee as a business unit within its direct store delivery organisation.  West Coast Coffee will maintain its offices and roasting plant in Hillsboro, OR, and the company's management team including James Beckman, General Manager and Robert Vincent, Director of Operations, will continue to run day-today operations.

Image © West Coast Coffee Company Facebook, 13 February 2017
Image © West Coast Coffee Company Facebook, 13 February 2017