Copper Moon Coffee to open in Purdue’s Burton D. Morgan Center on Aug. 21

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Copper Moon Coffee will open a location on the Purdue University West Lafayette campus on Aug. 21 at the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, 1201 W. State Street.

“We’re excited to be adding a new, flexible dining option to our campus,” said Rob Wynkoop, Purdue’s senior director of auxiliary services. “Copper Moon is a great local company with a nationally known brand, and we believe it’ll be a good fit for the Burton D. Morgan Center. By being located in Discovery Park, it’ll be convenient to multiple office buildings and residence halls in the southwest portion of campus.  Copper Moon will also be accepting Boiler Express, which makes it easy for students to use.”

Opening in Venture Café’s former location, Copper Moon will offer a variety of hot and cold beverages, including coffee, espresso-based drinks and tea. The menu also will include sandwiches and wraps, salads, baked goods and snacks.

“The opportunity to expand our presence onto Purdue’s campus is something we’ve wanted to accomplish for quite some time,” said Brad Gutwein, CEO of Copper Moon Coffee and a Purdue alumnus. “We look forward to providing our single-origin, specialty coffees to the world-class students, faculty and staff of Purdue University.”

Copper Moon Coffee at the Purdue Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship will be open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

About Purdue University

Purdue University, a top public research institution, offers higher education at its highest proven value. Committed to affordability, the university has frozen tuition and most fees at 2012-13 levels. Committed to student success, Purdue is changing the student experience with greater focus on faculty-student interaction and creative use of technology. Committed to pursuing scientific discoveries and engineered solutions, Purdue has streamlined pathways for faculty and student innovators who have a vision for moving the world forward.

About Copper Moon Coffee

Copper Moon Coffee  is a branded coffee roaster and packager of premium, gourmet and specialty coffees from around the world. Consumers can find Copper Moon World Coffees online and at select retailers throughout North America. Copper Moon Coffee operates a state-of-the-art, food grade certified roasting plant in Lafayette and is a certified roaster of organic, fair trade, and kosher coffees. Copper Moon Coffee currently has nine retail locations throughout Indiana. 

Sources: Rob Wynkoop, Senior Director, Auxiliary Services, Purdue University, wynkoop@purdue.edu

Brad Gutwein, CEO, Copper Moon Coffee, bgutwein@coppermooncoffee.com

Nick Thompson