VISTA, Calif., U.S. – NuZee, Inc. (“NuZee” or “the Company”), a specialty coffee company and a leading U.S. single serve pour over coffee producer and co-packer, today announced that it has signed a co-packing agreement with Death Wish Coffee Co. Under the terms of the agreement, NuZee will prepare and custom package into single serve pour over pouches the bold, highly caffeinated blends supplied by Death Wish Coffee Co. Production at NuZee’s facility in Vista, California commenced in September 2019.
The Death Wish Coffee On-The-Go Kit includes a convenient canvas bag, 2 enamel mugs, and features a 10-count box of Death Wish Coffee single serve pour over pouches, co-packed by NuZee Inc.
A 10-count of NuZee’s single serve pour over coffee pouches will be included in Death Wish Coffee’s “On-the-Go Kit”, along with a Death Wish Coffee-branded canvas bag and two enamel coffee mugs. The “On-the-Go Kit” will be available Thursday, November 7 online at deathwishcoffee.com.
Referred to as “The World’s Strongest Coffee,” Death Wish Coffee is created by using the strongest combination of USDA certified organic and Fair Trade coffee beans and a distinct roasting process. This results in a smooth, never bitter tasting coffee that provides the clarity and focus required to get you through the day. Death Wish Coffee is sold online and in thousands of grocery stores nationwide.
“This agreement further validates NuZee’s ongoing operational pivot towards the manufacture of single serve pour-over coffee, with a focus on co-packing and private labeling for regional and global brands,” said Masa Higashida, NuZee’s Chief Executive Officer.
“At Death Wish Coffee, we always want to redefine the coffee industry and deliver value to our customers. Our customers have been asking for single-serve pour over coffee for a while, and we were so excited to work on NuZee on this product,” said Mike Brown, owner and CEO of Death Wish Coffee. “NuZee helped us create this new, unique product that our customers are going to love.”
NuZee’s Vista facility is the only currently operating and certified single-serve pour-over coffee manufacturing and co-packing facility in the United States. NuZee owns the exclusive North America rights to utilize the machinery used to manufacture this product. The Company previously announced plans to open a new manufacturing hub in Plano, Texas that should be operational early next year. In 2018, NuZee’s Vista facility received Level 2 SQF Certification. The facility is also Fair Trade, Organic, Halal, and Kosher certified.
Learn more about NuZee’s co-packing capabilities at pourovercopacking.com.