STATEN ISLAND, NY, U.S. – Coffee Holding Co., Inc. has announced that the location of its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be changed from an in person meeting to a virtual format. The 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”), which was previously announced in the Company’s Notice of 2020 Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on February 28, 2020, and originally mailed to stockholders on or about February 28, 2020, will still be held on April 23, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.
Eastern time, but in a virtual meeting format only, available at https://www.iproxydirect.com/JVA. In order to attend the virtual Annual Meeting, stockholders must enter the control number found on their proxy card or voting instruction form which stockholders previously received.
Due to the emerging public health impact of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) and to support the health and well-being of the Company’s employees, stockholders, and partners, the location of the Company’s Annual Meeting has been changed. As previously announced, the Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time.
In light of public health impact described above, the Coffee Holding has decided to hold the Annual Meeting in a virtual meeting format only. Stockholders will not be able to attend the Annual Meeting physically.
As described in the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting dated February 28, 2020, stockholders are entitled to notice of, and to vote at the Annual Meeting, if they were a stockholder of record as of the close of business on February 25, 2020, the record date.
Stockholders may vote during the Annual Meeting by following the instructions available on the meeting website, https://www.iproxydirect.com/JVA, during the meeting. Whether or not stockholders plan to virtually attend the Annual Meeting, the Company urges stockholders to vote and submit their proxy in advance of the meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting.
The proxy card included with the proxy materials previously distributed will not be updated to reflect the change in location and may continue to be used to vote stockholders’ shares in connection with the Annual Meeting.
If you hold your shares in a brokerage account in your broker’s or another nominee’s name (held in “street name”), you are a beneficial owner and you should follow the voting directions provided by your broker or nominee.
To access the Company’s Notice of 2020 Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement as filed with the SEC on February 25, 2020 online, please visit the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.