UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 1, 2012

1-12340
(Commission File Number)

GREEN MOUNTAIN COFFEE ROASTERS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware

 

03-0339228

(Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

(IRS Employer Identification Number)

33 Coffee Lane, Waterbury, Vermont 05676

(Address of registrant's principal executive office)

(802) 244-5621
(Registrant's telephone number)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On February 1, 2012, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its first quarter results for the period ending December 24, 2011, together with accompanying prepared remarks, and will hold a live audio webcast to discuss its first quarter results. Copies of the press release and prepared remarks are attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and 99.2, respectively, and are incorporated herein by reference. 

The information furnished in Item 2.02, including the Exhibits attached hereto, shall not be deemed "filed" for any purpose, and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, regardless of any general incorporation language in any such filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

99.1 Press Release dated February 1, 2012 regarding First Quarter 2012 Results.

99.2 Prepared remarks dated February 1, 2012 regarding First Quarter 2012 Results.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

GREEN MOUNTAIN COFFEE ROASTERS, INC.

 

By: /s/ Frances G. Rathke

Frances G. Rathke

Chief Financial Officer

 
Date: February 1, 2012

 


Index to Exhibits

Exhibit No.

Description

 

99.1

Press Release dated February 1, 2012 regarding First Quarter 2012 Results.

 

99.2

Prepared remarks dated February 1, 2012 regarding First Quarter 2012 Results.