Thursday 29 September 2022

Farmer Bros confirms receipt of Notice of Intent to nominate directors at the 2022 Annual Meeting

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NORTHLAKE, Texas, USA – Farmer Bros. Co. yesterday confirmed receipt of notice from JCP Investment Partnership, LP and its affiliates (collectively with its affiliates, “JCP Partnership”) of its intent to nominate three individuals to stand for election to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) at the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of stockholders (the “2022 Annual Meeting”).

The Board will review JCP Partnership’s proposed nominees and present its recommendations in the Company’s definitive proxy statement, which will be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and mailed to all stockholders eligible to vote at the 2022 Annual Meeting. The Company’s stockholders are not required to take any action at this time.

About Farmer Bros. Co.

Founded in 1912, Farmer Bros. Co. is a leading coffee roaster, wholesaler, equipment servicer and distributor of coffee, tea and other allied products. The Company’s product lines include organic, Direct Trade and sustainably-produced coffee.

With a robust line of coffee, hot and iced teas, cappuccino mixes, spices, and baking/biscuit mixes, the Company delivers extensive beverage planning services and culinary products to its U.S. based customers.

The Company serves a wide variety of customers, from small independent restaurants and foodservice operators to large institutional buyers like restaurant, department and convenience store chains, hotels, casinos, healthcare facilities, and gourmet coffee houses, as well as grocery chains with private brand coffee and consumer branded coffee and tea products, and foodservice distributors.

Headquartered in Northlake, Texas, Farmer Bros. Co. generated net sales of $469.2 million in fiscal 2022 and has approximately 1,068 employees nationwide.

The Company’s primary brands include Farmer Brothers®, Artisan Collection by Farmer Brothers™, Superior®, Metropolitan™, China Mist® and Boyds®.

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