Green Mountain buy Frontier Organic Coffee.Green Mountain Coffee Inc. said it acquired Frontier Natural Products Co-op's Frontier Organic Coffee brand, its trade information, and various other assets other assets
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Green Mountain said it financed the acquisition through its existing line of bank debt. Frontier Organic Coffee, one of the largest importers and roasters dedicated to 100% certified See certification. organic coffee in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , recorded sales last year of more than $3.5 million, it said.
"The Frontier Organic Coffee acquisition is designed to be immediately accretive to earnings, although its impact is not expected to be material due to the size of the transaction," said Robert Britt britt
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2. , cfo of Green Mountain. "While we expect the effect on this fiscal year's financial results to be essentially neutral, going forward it should enhance Green Mountain Coffee's efforts to meet our goals for growing both our top line and, particularly in view of our ability to finance this deal at current variable interest rates of approximately 5%, our bottom line."