DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marley Coffee (OTCQB:JAMN) (www.marleycoffee.com), the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee company, has been honored with industry awards.
Marley Coffee's "One Love" Medium Organic Arabica Roast Coffee was voted the winner of the 2014 Soil Association Organic Awards in the "Non-alcoholic Drinks" category. More than 11,000 public votes were tabulated. The honor was announced at an exclusive awards dinner ceremony at the 2014 Soil Association Annual Conference, held in Swindon, UK on October 8 and 9. As the equivalent of the USDA, the Soil Association is the organic certifier of the UK. These awards have been showcasing the best in organic food and drink for 28 years.
Additionally, "One Love" Medium Organic Arabica Roast won two stars and an "Outstanding" rating in the 2014 Great Taste Awards. Organized by the UK's Guild of Fine Food, Great Taste is an acknowledged benchmark for specialty food and drink and has been described as the "Oscars" of the food world and the "epicurean equivalent of the Booker Prize." More than 400 judges bestow the awards annually on the basis of independent blind-taste tests in teams of four or five.
For innovation, EcoCup technology was awarded First Place in the 2014 "A Day In The Life" Innovative Packaging and Process Competition held by the PAC Packaging Consortium. The award was announced at PAC's "A Day in the Life" Symposium held in Toronto from September 30 to October 2. PAC is a not-for-profit corporation that includes more than 2,100 members throughout the packaging value chain.
Rohan Marley, Founder and Chairman of Marley Coffee, said, "These awards reflect our global successes and the value of innovation when it comes to developing our sustainable, eco-friendly coffees. Combined, these accolades are recognition of the past and future of this very special company—with a focus on great taste and quality, but also a dedication to and belief in organic practices and ethical business. We believe these prestigious awards will be a catalyst for business development in the upcoming year. We are grateful for the recognition from these organizations, and will strive to continue to distinguish ourselves within the worldwide industry."
About Jammin Java Corp., d/b/a Marley Coffee
Marley Coffee (corporate name Jammin Java Corp.) is a US-based company that provides premium, artisan roasted coffee to the grocery, retail, online, service, hospitality, office coffee service and big box store industry. Under its exclusive licensing agreement with 56 Hope Road, the company continues to develop its coffee lines under the Marley Coffee brand. The company is a fully reporting company quoted on the OTCQB under the symbol "JAMN". Learn more at www.MarleyCoffee.com or visit the Investor Relations section at Investor.MarleyCoffee.com.
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