A greener K-Cup alternative, built right here in Leominster

Article By Peter Jasinski, courtesy: Fitchburg Sentinel and Enterprise NEWS UPDATED: 08/15/2016 01:34:22 PM EDT

LEOMINSTER — A banner hangs above the factory floor of the injection-molding company UrthPact that reads: “Good is the enemy of great.”

For CEO Paul Boudreau, good is delivering a product that customers want, but great is being able to develop a product with the power to change the world for the better.

ROGERS FAMILY CO. DEVELOPS UNIQUE DEVICE TO RESTORE ‘FREEDOM OF CHOICE’ TO SINGLE SERVE COFFEE CONSUMERS

The Lincoln, California-based Rogers Family Company will provide at no charge its new “Freedom Clip” that enables consumers to brew any K-Cup® compatible beverage in Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.’s (KGM) “Version 2.0” single serve brewers. Anyone can receive the Freedom Clip and instructions by visiting www.Gourmet-Coffee.com/Keurig-DRM-Freedom-Clip.html. The first 10,000 people who request a Freedom Clip will also receive a three-pack sample of the Rogers’ groundbreaking 97 percent biodegradable single serve coffee OneCup BIO™.

ROGERS FAMILY CO. EARNS LEADING MAGAZINE’S 2014 “SUPPLIER PACESETTER” AWARD AS ONE OF NATION’S MOST ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE COFFEE COMPANIES

The Lincoln, California-based company’s dedication to sustainability has earned it a 2014 “Supplier Pacesetter” Award as one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible suppliers of store brands gourmet coffee following an extensive study by a leading industry publication. “Store Brands” magazine singled out The Rogers Family Company for the award from among coffee/tea companies that provide store brand products to North American retailers.

Earth Day interview on KCBS

Rogers Family Company Vice President John W. Rogers discusses how coffee production can help the planet during an Earth Day interview on KCBS – San Francisco CBS radio network affiliate.
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WHAT’S THE BUZZ ABOUT “ONECUP BIO”?

Learn about the groundbreaking OneCupBIOat booth PV1089 of The Organic Coffee Company (a division of the Rogers Family Company) at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Trade Show. Visit and try OneCup BIO brew and OneCup BIO packet/My French Press brewer – a perfect combination for outdoor, sports and nature outings. See a video presentation of this unique product.