Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. To Join NASDAQ-100 Index®

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. will be added to the NASDAQ-100 Index®, effective at the start of trading on Friday, May 27, 2011. The NASDAQ-100 Index is composed of the 100 largest non-financial stocks on the NASDAQ stock market.

"I speak for all of the employees of GMCR when I say we are pleased to be added to the roster of companies that comprise the NASDAQ-100 Index," said Lawrence J. Blanford, GMCR's president and CEO in a prepared statement. "We believe this is another acknowledgement of GMCR as an enduring company that has achieved strong growth over three decades and remains guided by the synthesis of financial results, social responsibility and strong commitment to our employees."