Farmer Brothers

Farmer Brothers is a leading national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products. Our product lines incorporate organic, fair trade and sustainably produced coffee beans. The Company’s portfolio features a wide range of coffees including Artisan Collection™, Metropolitan™, Superior®, Cain’s™ and McGarvey®.

With a full line of hot and iced teas, spices, mixes and coffee/tea brewing equipment, Farmer Brothers delivers comprehensive beverage planning services to its 65,000+ customers across the US. Our Company is a direct distributor to restaurants, hotels, casinos, offices, quick service restaurants (“QSR's”), convenience stores, healthcare facilities and other foodservice providers, as well as private brand retailers. 

To meet our customers' needs we carry hundreds of items including roasted coffee, liquid coffee, coffee related products such as coffee filters, sugar and creamers, assorted teas, cappuccino, cocoa, spices, gelatins and puddings, soup, salad dressings, pancake and biscuit mixes, and jellies and preserves. Approximately 50% of our total sales are from roasted coffee products. We distribute our products through direct and brokered sales, primarily through our “off-the-truck” distribution network, to our foodservice customers at their places of business. Our signature fleet of vehicles can be seen throughout the 48 contiguous United States. 

Our mission is to “sell great coffee and culinary products and provide superior service one customer at a time.” We also provide private brand specialty coffee programs to retailers through our independent, wholly-owned subsidiary, Coffee Bean International (CBI), one of the nation’s leading specialty coffee roasters.

Company Growth (employees)
Fort Worth, US
Size (employees)
1,610 (est)-1%
Farmer Brothers was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, US

Farmer Brothers Office Locations

Farmer Brothers has an office in Fort Worth
Fort Worth, US (HQ)
200 13601 N Fwy Service Rd E

Farmer Brothers Financials and Metrics

Farmer Brothers Financials

Farmer Brothers's revenue was reported to be $544.4 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

138.2 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

53.8 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

1.6 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

2.1 m

Market capitalization (08-Dec-2017)

571.1 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

5.7 m
Farmer Brothers's current market capitalization is $571.1 m.
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


128.8 m528.4 m545.9 m544.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

254.7 m306.5 m332.3 m328.7 m332.5 m348.8 m335.9 m

Gross profit

(199.9 m)195.9 m197 m208.5 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


128.6 m142.2 m124.6 m136 m144.8 m132.5 m133.4 m142.3 m134.5 m130.5 m139 m138.2 m

Cost of goods sold

79.1 m86.7 m76.8 m87.9 m91.7 m85.9 m82.9 m89.4 m81.9 m79.3 m83.9 m84.4 m

Gross profit

49.5 m55.4 m47.8 m48.1 m53.1 m46.6 m50.6 m52.9 m52.6 m51.2 m55.1 m53.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


20 m4.1 m6.1 m3.5 m5.5 m12 m15.2 m21.1 m


60.9 m71 m50.5 m46.4 m

Current Assets

139.7 m157.5 m135.7 m153.4 m


92.2 m95.6 m90.2 m118.4 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


4.9 m7.9 m5.2 m4.8 m4.7 m9.4 m22.8 m13 m13.3 m16.5 m8.4 m5.7 m


68.7 m62.6 m67 m71.9 m70.7 m57.4 m56.7 m53 m54.6 m51.1 m56.6 m60.7 m

Current Assets

146.1 m144.6 m160.8 m152.2 m151.2 m146.5 m151.1 m141 m154.3 m155.8 m146.2 m148.5 m


90.2 m94.6 m95.8 m94 m92.1 m90.4 m90.3 m98.7 m100.9 m140.7 m165.1 m172 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

3 m12.1 m652 k89.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

8.3 m27.3 m24.2 m20.8 m


(3.9 m)(14 m)20.5 m3.6 m

Accounts Payable

2.3 m17.5 m(16.8 m)(3.3 m)
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

1.8 m6.5 m9 m2.5 m5.4 m2.8 m(1.1 m)4.5 m5.7 m1.6 m20.1 m23.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

7.4 m14.5 m21.3 m6.3 m12.4 m18.6 m5.3 m10.5 m15.7 m5 m10.1 m16.6 m


(7.8 m)(5.6 m)(10.4 m)(897 k)346 k13.7 m(6.4 m)(2.8 m)(4.5 m)(4.7 m)(10.1 m)(13.2 m)

Accounts Payable

1.9 m2.4 m6.7 m(3.9 m)(6.7 m)(15.2 m)11.5 m(1 m)(997 k)7.3 m18.4 m11.3 m
USDY, 2017


84.6 k

Financial Leverage

2 x
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