20333 South Normandie Avenue
Torrance, California 90502


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Senior Executives:
CEO, President: Michael H. Keown
CFO, Treasurer: Jeffrey A. Wahba
VP, Controller: Hortensia R. Gomez

Total Sales:
$495,442,000 (6/30/12)


Farmer Bros. Co. is a manufacturer, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products that is a direct distributor of coffee to restaurants, hotels, casinos, hospitals and other foodservice providers. It is also a provider of private-brand coffee programs to quick serve restaurants, grocery retailers, national drugstore chains, restaurant chains, convenience stores, and independent coffee houses, nationwide.

Its product line of over 3,000 SKU’s (excluding private label) includes roasted coffee, liquid coffee, coffee-related products such as coffee filters, sugar and creamers, assorted teas, cappuccino, cocoa, spices, gelatins and puddings, soup bases, gravy and sauce mixes, pancake and biscuit mixes, and jellies and preserves. Farmer Bros. also provides beverage equipment service.

The company serves its customers from six distribution centers, and its distribution trucks are replenished from 117 branch warehouses located throughout the contiguous United States. It operates its own trucking fleet to support its long-haul distribution requirements, although the company’s products are also distributed by third parties or direct shipped via common carrier.