Our History

Explore our timeline that showcases our history from where we’ve been to where we’re going!

2019

Plans to expand and move to a new 190,000 sq.ft. warehouse in Branchburg, New Jersey.

2018

A new warehouse opens in New Jersey to help better service the east coast.*2018*A new manufacturing plant will open in Rockwall, TX late 2018.

2017

Karat® paper hot cups become SFI® certified.

2016

Lollicup USA launches Total Clean™.*2016*Lollicup opens a 150,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Wilmer, TX.

2015

Lollicup USA receives the Energy Efficiency participation award from Southern California Edison (SCE) for its facility in Chino, CA.*2015*Lollicup USA achieves $100 million in sales and LollicupStore.com and CupDepot.com merge together for a new and improved website

2013

Headquarters relocates to a new 300,300 sq.ft. facility in Chino, CA

2012

Summerville, SC fufillment center begins operations

2010

Wholesale distribution reaches out to international markets including Europe, the Middle East, Japan, South Africa, and others

2008

Karat launches Karat® Earth, a line of eco-friendly, bio-based and compostable products

2007

Additional warehouse space is expanded to 100,000 sq.ft.

2006

Karat foodservice disposables and packaging is officially registered as a brand

2005

Lollicup USA headquarters is relocated to a new 60,000+ sq.ft. facility in City of Industry, CA

2004

Lollicup® Coffee & Tea reaches 100+ retail stores nationwide*2004*Lollicup USA, Inc. launches its first e-commerce website Karat® is created, offering various disposable and packaging goods with competitive pricing

2003

Tea Zone®, a brand of premium beverage ingredients, is established to ensure high quality ingredients

2000

Lollicup® USA, Inc. opens first Lollicup Coffee & Tea retail store in San Gabriel, CA

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