Caribou Coffee, a national premium coffeehouse and Panera Brands portfolio concept, announced the upcoming release of Amy’s Blend, its annual give back tradition. Available in-stores and online nationwide March 31st, Amy’s Blend is a specially curated blend paying tribute to the company’s first roastmaster Amy Erickson, who left behind a legacy of leadership after her battle with breast cancer in 1995. Caribou has donated a percentage of Amy’s Blend sales to a charitable cause in an effort to honor Amy’s legacy. This year, the brand is pleased to once again partner with Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Amy Erickson joined Caribou Coffee as the brand’s original roastmaster and was integral in developing the innovative brewing techniques that are still implemented by the brand’s roastmasters today. As a driving force…



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