Keurig Dr Pepper plans to construct a new roasting facility in South Carolina worth $100m
October 21 - 2023
Coffee Geography Magazine
Keurig Dr Pepper plans to construct a new roasting facility in South Carolina worth $100m Keurig Dr Pepper plans to expand its roasting capacity throughout the U.S by investing on the $100m new facility in Spartanburg County, South Carolina which is expected to be complete in 2027.
Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Commerce (S.C. Commerce) announced that Keurig Dr Pepper’s (KDP) facility growth is estimated to bring 250 new jobs to the County.
S.C. Commerce said “the company, a leading producer of hot and cold beverages, plans to invest $100 million into the development of its state-of-the-art coffee roasting and manufacturing facility.”
“Our facility in South Carolina remains an important asset in the ongoing evolution of our next-generation coffee production capabilities,” said Keurig Dr Pepper Chief Supply Chain Officer Roger Johnson. “Keurig Dr Pepper is proud to continue to grow in the welcoming and talent-rich community of Moore. We greatly appreciate the support we have received from the State of South Carolina in helping to facilitate our ongoing investment and hiring needs.”
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc., formerly Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (1981–2014) and Keurig Green Mountain (2014–2018), is a publicly traded American beverage and coffeemaker conglomerate with headquarters in Burlington, Massachusetts and Frisco, Texas. Formed in July 2018, with the merger of Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple Group (formerly Dr. Pepper/7up Inc.), Keurig Dr Pepper offers over 125 hot and cold beverages. The company's Canadian business unit subsidiary operates as Keurig Dr Pepper Canada (formerly Canada Dry Motts).
The company's east-coast division manufactures Keurig brewing systems; sources, produces and sells coffee, hot cocoa, teas and other beverages under various brands for its Keurig machines; it also sells coffee beans and ground coffee in bags and fractional packs. As of 2018, the newly merged conglomerate also sells sodas, juices and other soft drinks via its Dr Pepper Snapple division based in Texas.