Fortune Small Business Ranks Green Mountain Coffee, Inc. Among 20 Fastest-Growing Small Companies In America.Business Editors
WATERBURY, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 24, 2002
For the second consecutive year, Fortune Small Business (FSB (FrontSide Bus) See system bus.
FSB - front side bus ) magazine has ranked Green Mountain Coffee, Inc. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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GMCR Grants Management Common Rule ) among the top 20 on its list of the 100 "Fastest-Growing Small Companies" in America.
Working with Zack's Investment Research, FSB compiled a list of public companies with revenues in 2001 of $200 million or less. The Companies were ranked by criteria including earnings growth, revenue growth, and stock return (price appreciation plus dividends) from 1999 through 2001. In the July/August 2002 issue, FSB has ranked Green Mountain Coffee, Inc. 10th in earnings-per-share growth, 101st in revenue growth, 7th in total return, and 19th overall.
Robert Stiller Robert Stiller (born Warsaw, Poland, January 25 1928) is a Polish polyglot, writer, poet, translator and editor. Life and work
Stiller was born in Warsaw, Poland, to Polish parents of Jewish-Austrian-Lithuanian-Belarusian-Tartar descent, and spent his early childhood in , President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Green Mountain Coffee, Inc. said, "We are very pleased to receive this recognition by Fortune Small Business for the second year in a row. I believe that our ranking is the result of the skill and dedication of our employees, in building a company that is successful and that is making a positive difference in the local and global communities where we work."
Green Mountain Coffee, Inc. is a leader in the specialty coffee industry and has been recognized by Forbes Magazine for the past two years as one of the "200 Best Small Companies in America." The Company roasts high-quality arabica a·rab·i·ca
a. A species of coffee, Coffea arabica, originating in Ethiopia and widely cultivated for its high-quality, commercially valuable seeds.
b. The beanlike seed of this plant.
2. coffees and offers over 75 coffee selections including single-origin, estate, certified organic, Fair Trade, signature blends, and flavored coffees that it sells under the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Green Mountain Coffee Roasters is a publicly-traded brand of coffee based at Waterbury in the U.S. state of Vermont. The brand specializes in organic, fair-trade, and specialty gourmet coffees. Keurig is wholly owned subsidiary of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (R) brand.
The majority of Green Mountain Coffee's revenue is derived from its wholesale operation that serves supermarkets, convenience stores, offices, and other locations where fine coffees are sold. Green Mountain Coffee also operates a direct mail business and an e-commerce website (http://www.GreenMountainCoffee.com) with secure online ordering for customers from its Waterbury, Vermont headquarters. Green Mountain Coffee seeks to make the world a better place for present and future generations by operating in an environmentally and socially conscientious manner.