April 15, 2008

Keurig B130 Coming to Crowne Hotels with Timothy's World Coffee

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Timothy’s Coffees of the World Inc., has entered into an agreement with Six Continents Hotels, Inc. to supply their Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts and Hotel Indigo properties with a new in-room single serve hot beverage solution. Having reviewed the Keurig B130 not too long ago, we're pretty excited to see this quality of coffee being provided when we travel.

Under the terms of the agreement, Timothy’s will provide Keurig’s new B130 single serve hotel brewers, along with Timothy’s specialty coffee, tea and specialty beverages, which are individually packaged into single serve portions. These single serve portions, or K-Cups®, are for use with Keurig single cup brewing systems. Timothy’s offers more than 40 unique single serve (K-Cups) in many different channels across North America, including the Timothys.com website.

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Six Continents Hotels selects Timothy's World Coffee

TORONTO, ON, April 10, 2008 – Timothy’s Coffees of the World Inc., a pioneer in producing the highest standard of specialty coffee in North America, has entered into an agreement with Six Continents Hotels, Inc. to supply their Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts and Hotel Indigo properties with a new in-room single serve hot beverage solution.

Under the terms of the agreement, Timothy’s will provide Keurig’s new B130 single serve hotel brewers, along with Timothy’s specialty coffee, tea and specialty beverages, which are individually packaged into single serve portions. These single serve portions, or K-Cups®, are for use with Keurig single cup brewing systems. Timothy’s offers more than 40 unique single serve (K-Cups) in many different channels across North America, including the Timothys.com website.

“Timothy’s is elevating the in-room coffee experience to an unprecedented level of ease, sophistication and luxury” said Leslie Chase, COO for Timothy’s, “making the in-room experience on par with the other luxury appointments Six Continent’s clientele have come to expect.”

Jason Rubinoff, National Sales Manager for Timothy’s World Coffee said. “Six Continent’s discerning clientele will enjoy the superior quality and convenience of gourmet coffee, right in their room.”

Hotel guests will be able to enjoy a variety of Timothy’s gourmet K-Cup® coffees, teas and specialty beverages including our new White Hot Chocolate, as well as a selection of our Rainforest Alliance Certified blends, including Rainforest Espresso Extra Bold, Parisian Nights and Decaf Rainforest Espresso Extra Bold.”

Under the terms of the agreement, Timothy’s World Coffee will supply K-Cups® to three of Six Continent’s Hotels North American banners, including Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo and Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts.

Timothy’s coffee, tea and specialty beverages are available in K-Cups®, Pods, Bags, Tins and Fraction Packs and can be purchased online at www.Timothys.com, as well as being made available through several Keurig Authorized Distributors.

For further information contact:
Jason Rubinoff
Timothy’s World Coffee
jasonr@timothys.com
416-638-3333

Notes to Editors:
About Timothy’s World Coffee Timothy’s World Coffee is a pioneer in producing the highest standard of specialty coffee in North America. For the last 30 years, Timothy’s has roasted the finest Arabica beans from throughout the world in their roasting facility and operates approximately 200 stores in North American and Asian markets. Roasting coffee beans is an exact science and Timothy’s rigorous testing ensures that each batch is roasted to perfection. The result is specialty coffee with the richest aroma and flavor possible. The demand for Timothy’s products in North America has resulted in over 150 million cups of Timothy’s World Coffee being served annually in a variety of formats. Whether you wish to enjoy a cup of our coffee at the office, at a baseball game, or in the privacy of your own home, Timothy’s is able to provide coffee solutions for every environment. Timothy’s – Perfection in every cup!

More information and online shopping, visit www.Timothys.com.

Timothy’s World Coffee is an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (“Sun Capital”), a leading private investment firm focused on leveraged buy-outs, equity, debt and other investments in market-leading companies.

About Timothy’s Rainforest Alliance Certified Coffees
Timothy’s Rainforest Alliance Certified coffees are produced on a plantation in the Cerrado Region of Brazil where the high altitude, stable temperature, and defined rainy season create perfect conditions for sustainable Arabica coffee farming. A commitment to the ethical treatment of the land, the workers and the community creates a moral framework that supports wildlife conservation, natural resource management and dignified labor conditions. The plantation’s adherence to comprehensive land and labor standards meets the criteria for certification by Rainforest Alliance.

The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG)
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is one of the world’s largest hotel groups by number of rooms. IHG owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, over 3,800 hotels and more than 571,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world. IHG owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites® and Hotel Indigo®, and also manages the world’s largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards with over 37 million members worldwide.

The company pioneered the travel industry’s first collaborative response to environmental issues as founder of the International Hotels and Environment Initiative (IHEI). The IHEI formed the foundations of the Tourism Partnership launched by the International Business Leaders Forum in 2004, of which IHG is still a member today. The environment and local communities remain at the heart of IHG’s global corporate responsibility focus.

IHG offers information and online reservations for all its hotel brands at www.ihg.com and information for the Priority Club Rewards programme at www.priorityclub.com.

For the latest news from IHG, visit our online Press Office at www.ihg.com/media.

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