TOPSHAM, Maine & HIRAM, Maine — From the idyllic towns of Topsham and Hiram, Maine, beloved Maine Made, solar-powered pioneers Wicked Joe Organic Coffees and GrandyOats have joined forces to revolutionize breakfast (and snacking). Bringing together the best of the best – grain-free, paleo, coconut-based granola and organic, Fair Trade Wicked Joe First Tracks coffee – resulting in wicked good granola, Coffee Crunch Coconola launching at Natural Products Expo West.
Coffee Crunch Coconola features a nutritious blend of hazelnuts, pecans, seeds and Wicked Joe’s First Tracks coffee – all small batch and powered in solar facilities in Maine. Breakfast (or lunch, dinner, snack, dessert!) just doesn’t get any better. It is also paleo, vegan and gluten free, providing a boost with 13mg of caffeine per serving. The crunchy, delightful granola is elevated with the real Fair Trade, Organic Wicked Joe Coffee, providing new energy to power through the day. The new Coffee Crunch Coconola is loaded with nutritious coconut chips, seeds and nuts, joining GrandyOats’ line of Coconola named Best Granola of 2017 by Delicious Living Magazine.
“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with our friend at GrandyOats to launch Coffee Crunch Coconola. Rooted in our shared values and commitment to making the best products using sustainable business practices from field to family table, we love helping develop such an innovative product.” said Bob Garver, founder of Wicked Joe.
Made in small batches by ‘Real Granolas’ at a solar-powered bakery, Coconola is a grain-free coconut granola that has the characteristics shoppers are seeking: organic, gluten-free, paleo, kosher, non-GMO and delicious! An extra reason that Coconola is gaining fans is the shared commitment to sustainability. Both Wicked Joe’s roasting facility and GrandyOats bakery where Coconola is handmade are powered by solar panels!
“We are thrilled to continue to evolve granola with the newest addition to our Coconola line that is transforming granola. Through our partnership with our Maine neighbors at Wicked Joe, we are waking up the category even further with our Coffee Crunch Coconola with real Organic, Fair Trade Wicked Joe Coffee. It provides an out of this world taste experience and a boost of energy to power you through the day. Snack on it from the bag, add it to yogurt, blend it with a trail mix or use it as a topping for salads, smoothie bowls, desserts and more,” says Aaron Anker, the Chief Granola Officer. “Coconola meets the needs of snackers, busy on-the-go breakfast folks, health-conscious families, athletes, adventurers, and foodies seeking creative recipe ingredients,” adds Anker.
Visit GrandyOats NPEW Booth #5518 to experience Coffee Crunch Coconola – Wicked Good Start to Your Day!
About Wicked Joe Organic Coffees
Located in Topsham Maine, Wicked Joe is a family-owned company committed to producing exceptional coffees using sustainable business practices from crop-to-cup. Wicked Joe’s coffee is roasted in an organic certified, energy efficient facility and made with Organic and Fair-Trade beans purchased directly from farmers and cooperatives across the globe. A Certified B Corp., Wicked Joe’s products are Organic, Fair Trade and Non-GMO verified. 100% of their coffees are either certified Organic or Fair Trade.
Importantly, Wicked Joe also tastes, well wicked…they offer single origin coffee such as: Sumatra and Colombia Tolima. They also offer bold blends such as: Big House, Wicked French, Wicked Italian, First Tracks and more. Bob & Carmen Garver’s Bard Coffee is their retail coffee shop in Portland, ME that features Wicked Joe Organic Coffees and won the Good Food Award in 2017.
For more information about Wicked Joe, please visit www.wickedjoe.com. For media inquiries, requests for product samples, high res images, or to set up an interview with Wicked Joe founder Bob Garver, please contact Margaret Marchuk at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 805-969-3744. Join the Wicked Joe community on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@wickedjoecoffee)
Since 1979, the GrandyOats family has handcrafted small batches of organic granola, muesli, trail mix, roasted nuts and hot cereals in rural Maine. The bakery is solar powered! 288 solar panels next to the bakery generate enough clean, renewable energy to produce millions of pounds of granola and offset over 145,000 pounds of greenhouse gases each year. With a mission of sourcing the most wholesome organic ingredients, GrandyOats partners with local, organic, and non-GMO producers to create the taste that nature intended. For more information and ‘granola wisdoms’, visit www.grandyoats.com. GrandyOats is also on Twitter @realgranolas, Instagram @grandyoats and Facebook www.facebook.com/GrandyOats.