May 30, 2013 // Franchising.com // Grants Pass, Ore. – Dutch Bros. Coffee has officially signed on as the exclusive coffee partner for University of Oregon and Oregon State University athletics.
“Oregon athletics are all about fun, excitement and bringing people together to have a good time,” says Dutch Bros. Coffee Co-Founder Travis Boersma. “That’s what we do at Dutch Bros., so this couldn’t be a better fit for us.”
Starting in the fall 2013 football season, Dutch Bros. Coffee will provide its new proprietary drip coffee for all athletic events. Other regular menu items, from specialty coffee to smoothies, will also be available throughout the football season and at select events.
"We are proud to form a partnership with Dutch Bros., a locally owned, nationally respected and community-involved company,” said John Rizzardini, Senior Associate Athletic Director/CMO at Oregon State University. “Dutch Bros. represents another game-day enhancement for Beaver Nation by providing high-quality coffee with renowned service.”
“We are excited to partner with Dutch Bros. as they are a great Oregon-based business which will enhance the fan experience in our athletic venues,” said Craig Pintens, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Marketing and Public Relations. “They are known for an innovative approach, which is a great fit for the Oregon Athletics brand.”
In addition to unveiling its new drip coffee, Dutch Bros. will reveal new, customized mobile units made especially for special events.
Dutch Bros. Coffee has 123 locations in Oregon with 15 in the Eugene-Springfield area and four in Corvallis, with a fifth on the way. Dutch Bros. Coffee is hand-roasted in Grants Pass, Ore., where the company was founded 21 years ago.
Follow Dutch Bros. Coffee at facebook.com/dutchbros and Twitter @DutchBros.
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