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KRUPS Kicks Off Best Brew Awards 2014

Annual Campaign Searches for America's Favorite Coffee Shops

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KRUPS USA (www.KRUPSusa.com), world leader in coffee and espresso machines and kitchen appliances, announced today the fourth annual "KRUPS Best Brew Awards 2014." The campaign, designed to discover the best coffee shops in America, features a public vote and call for entries on the KRUPS Facebook page (www.facebook.com/KRUPSusa) to uncover favorite local brews from New York to Los Angeles. 

"We are very excited for another year of friendly competition in the coffee community," said Michele Lupton, Marketing Communications Director for Groupe SEB North America. "The KRUPS Best Brew Awards is a fun way for coffee fans to show support for their favorite coffee shops across the nation, and we look forward to giving this year's winners the recognition they deserve."

KRUPS Best Brew Awards 2014
Starting Tuesday, February 4, 2014, KRUPS will begin accepting votes for the "KRUPS Best Brew Awards 2014," honoring the best coffee shops throughout New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Atlanta and Washington, D.C.; and this year, KRUPS welcomes two new cities to the competition: Seattle and Portland. Participants can vote for one of five local shops in each city on the KRUPS USA Facebook page (www.facebook.com/KrupsUSA.) Nominees are comprised of last year's winners, overall top picks and the newest, most noteworthy coffee shops in each market. Fans are also given the opportunity to "write in" a vote for a favorite coffee shop that may not appear on the list. 

Last year's winners included: Condesa Coffee in Atlanta, GA; Voltage Coffee and Art in Boston, MA; Metropolis Coffee Co. in Chicago, IL; White Rock Coffee in Dallas, TX; M.E. Swing Co. in Washington, D.C.; Tierra Mia in Los Angeles, CA; Eternity Coffee Roasters in Miami, FL; Cafe Pedlar in New York, NY; Mugshots and Naked Chocolate Cafe (tie) in Philadelphia, PA; Philz Coffee in San Francisco, CA.

Voting for the "KRUPS Best Brew Awards 2014" will be open from Tuesday, February 4 through Friday, February 28, 2014. Winners will be announced the week of Monday, March 3, 2014.

About KRUPS
Precision and unwavering performance uniquely define the philosophy of KRUPS, established in 1847 in Germany by Robert KRUPS. The company first introduced high-grade rotary and spring scales; then with the introduction of electricity, the brand shifted focus and a century later established itself as a world leader in coffee machines, espresso machines, and a wide range of other appliances. The KRUPS heritage of German engineering combines functional, yet rigorous design with technical perfection. Built for those who continuously seek new experiences and take pleasure in understanding how things are done, KRUPS' passion for perfection is apparent. Its range of products provides the tools necessary to deliver the highest taste results every time. KRUPS is inspired by experts and demanding consumers with uncompromising standards of genuine performance and quality. For more information, visit http://www.KRUPSusa.com/ or www.facebook.com/KRUPSusa.

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