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America loves K-cups, but instant coffee rules the world - Quartz

America loves K-cups, but instant coffee rules the world - Quartz | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
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America loves K-cups, but instant coffee rules the world
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Keurig Green Mountain, the company behind the popular single-cup coffee machines and pods, is having a pretty excellent year.
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Is the Starbucks Verismo a Failure? - Motley Fool

Is the Starbucks Verismo a Failure? - Motley Fool | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
Is the Starbucks Verismo a Failure? Motley Fool When Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX ) launched its Verismo home brewing system in 2012 around the holiday season, it did so with a huge in-store kickoff that included displays, demonstrations, and free...
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The company may be committed for the long term in the sense that it's not going to stop selling Verismo, but it's hard to see Starbucks making a dent in Keurig's near-total market share. Keurig had $4.3 billion in total sales in 2013 with $3.1 billion of that coming from portion pack sales and $827.6 million coming from Keurig Single Cup Brewer and accessories net sales. Almost all of that revenue came from the United States and Canada. Starbucks could, however, pass Nespresso for second place in the U.S. as Nestle's brewer line had only $300 million in sales in the U.S. in what the company estimates is a nearly $5 billion market for coffee pods/capsules.

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Mondelez, DE Master Blenders Combine Coffee Companies - Wall Street Journal

Mondelez, DE Master Blenders Combine Coffee Companies - Wall Street Journal | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
Mondelez, DE Master Blenders Combine Coffee Companies
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As a larger company, Jacobs Douwe Egberts can win partnerships for projects, such as making a single-serve coffee machine for a new market.
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Mondelez and Master Blenders are the market's second- and third-biggest companies, with strong market positions throughout Europe and in such emerging markets as Brazil. Together the firms would claim more than 16% of global sales by value, compared with nearly 23% for Nestlé. By volume of coffee sold, the new company would actually be significantly larger than Nestlé, Euromonitor said.

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Is Keurig Green Mountain Overvalued or Undervalued? - Motley Fool

Is Keurig Green Mountain Overvalued or Undervalued? - Motley Fool | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
Is Keurig Green Mountain Overvalued or Undervalued?
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Keurig vs Nespresso: The Battle for Single-Cup Coffee Supremacy (GMCR, NSRGY)

Keurig won the first round of the single-cup coffee battle in the U.S., but Nespresso is trying again and the fight will soon go global. - Daniel Kline - The Business
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"Which company will win the home and office coffee war?
The new brewers from Keurig and Nespresso are not apples-to-apples competitors, but they meet in the middle with their ability to make full cups of coffee. Both companies have shown that they can sell a huge volume of coffee and brewers on their home turf, but neither has shown that it can crack the rest of the world.

This is actually a war that both companies can win -- Keurig has the ability to go abroad and essentially establish a new category while Nespresso can grow by building a new niche in the U.S. It seems unlikely that Nespresso will take much market share from Keurig in the U.S. as Starbucks has failed to do that. Similarly the rest of the world is not likely to drop Nespresso for Keurig.

Still there is market share to be taken from other areas of the coffee consumption world and both companies could steal business from stores and restaurants to grow without hurting the other."

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Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. Innovates to Enter the Espresso Coffee ... - Canada NewsWire (press release)

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Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. Innovates to Enter the Espresso Coffee ...
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MONTREAL, March 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Keurig Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
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Nespresso to To Tim Wendelboe: Our Quality Matches Yours

Nespresso to To Tim Wendelboe: Our Quality Matches Yours | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
Nestle-owned pod coffee giant Nespresso is firing back at influential Norwegian roaster Tim Wendelboe, arguing that its pre-ground coffee capsules match the quality of Wendelboe's own. The debate s...
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The debate stems from a multi-video series produced by the Norwegian news agency Aftenposten in which Wendelboe gives home brewers advice, insight and demonstrations on all things related to quality coffee brewing.

In the series, Wendelboe routinely urges consumers to seek out high-quality whole bean coffees from craft-driven roasters that value interesting and unique flavors that can come from individual farms and lots. In the process, he calls out some well-known problems involved in the mass production of pre-ground capsule coffees, including freshness, flavor distinction and the widespread use of coffee with known defects.

In a published reply, Geir Kronbæck of Nespresso Norway suggests Wendelboe’s assertions in the series reflect his own financial interests, and that Nespresso’s sourcing, roasting and distribution practices allow for coffee quality that is on par with Wendelboe’s, as well as that of many of the world’s other renowned micro roasteries. Kronbæck also asserts that the Nespresso brewing system can produce similar results to manual brewing in any number of the world’s greatest coffee shops.

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New Nespresso By KitchenAid® Machine Delivers Exceptional ... - DigitalJournal.com

New Nespresso By KitchenAid® Machine Delivers Exceptional ... - DigitalJournal.com | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
New Nespresso By KitchenAid® Machine Delivers Exceptional ...
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"Our new espresso maker delivers the best of both worlds," notes Dave Elliott, general manager for KitchenAid small appliances.  "It combines the KitchenAid brand's superior performance and timeless design with Nespresso's expertise in sourcing the highest quality coffees and delivering an exceptional cup of coffee, time and again." 

"Having pioneered the portioned coffee market more than 25 years ago, we value partners like KitchenAid who incorporate new elements and aesthetics into the Nespresso family, providing unique ways for coffee lovers to experience our coffee," Jean-Marc Duvoisin, CEO of Nestle Nespresso SA.  "KitchenAid shares our unwavering commitment to design and unmatched quality, and we are thrilled to partner with them to offer a beautiful, iconic system producing the highest quality coffee available."

 



Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1794170#ixzz2wxSRaQ2b

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Starbucks Expanding Teas, Wines, And Its Market Value - Investor's Business Daily

Starbucks Expanding Teas, Wines, And Its Market Value - Investor's Business Daily | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
Starbucks Expanding Teas, Wines, And Its Market Value
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It opened its first two Teavana tea bars in New York and Seattle last fall, featuring premium teas, loose-leaf teas and tea-related items including tea-serving products.
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"At the shareholder meeting Schultz said the $90 billion global tea industry is "ripe for innovation" and Starbucks will leverage its $620 million purchase of Teavana a year ago, its largest acquisition to date.

Since acquiring the Atlanta, Ga.-based specialty tea and accessories retailer Teavana, Starbucks has opened nearly 40 new mall-based tea bars and announced plans to open 20 more.

Schultz said the company will extend its tea bar concept to Chicago, Los Angeles and more locations in New York later this year. It opened its first two Teavana tea bars in New York and Seattle last fall, featuring premium teas, loose-leaf teas and tea-related items including tea-serving products..."

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Fewer Americans drink a daily cup of coffee, study shows - The Malay Mail Online

Fewer Americans drink a daily cup of coffee, study shows - The Malay Mail Online | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
The Malay Mail Online Fewer Americans drink a daily cup of coffee, study shows The Malay Mail Online The surge comes as Americans buy more single-cup brewing systems, such as Keurig Green Mountain Inc's brewers, which instantly make one cup of...
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"The popularity of espresso-based coffee drinks such as cappuccinos and lattes, however, jumped with 18 per cent of the 3,000 adults surveyed saying they drink these daily. This is up from 13 per cent last year.

Americans are also drinking more gourmet coffee on a daily basis, with 34 per cent of the adults surveyed saying they drink this every day, up from 31 per cent in 2013. Meanwhile, daily non-gourmet coffee drinking is at 35 per cent, down from last year’s 39 per cent, which the study stated as leading the decline in total daily coffee drinking.

Gourmet coffee is defined as espresso-based drinks as well as regular coffee made with beans that the drinker considers gourmet..."

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Keurig and Peet's announce multi-year deal - Global Coffee Review

Keurig and Peet's announce multi-year deal - Global Coffee Review | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it

"Keurig and Peet’s Coffee & Tea are planning to launch a selection of Keurig licensed Peet’s coffee and tea varieties in K-Cup packs for Keurig brewers produced by Keurig."

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Lawsuit Filed Against Lockout Function in Keurig 2.0 Brewers | Single Serve Coffee

Lawsuit Filed Against Lockout Function in Keurig 2.0 Brewers | Single Serve Coffee | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
After successfully winning an appeal to be able to use it’s own brand of single cups for Keurig brewers, Rogers Family Company has filed a lawsuit hoping to ensure Keurig 2.0 brewers will be able to use non-licensed K-Cups...
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Will Nestle's Nespresso VertuoLine Cause Problems for Green Mountain's ... - Motley Fool

Will Nestle's Nespresso VertuoLine Cause Problems for Green Mountain's ...
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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (NASDAQ: GMCR ) is about to encounter new competition at the worst possible moment.
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Coca-Cola Increases Investment in Keurig Maker Green Mountain - ABC News

Coca-Cola Increases Investment in Keurig Maker Green Mountain
ABC News
Today a look at current green mountain makers of those ubiquitous single cup coffee makers throwing up some... See More. I'm Michelle president New York as the markets.
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Illy Releases Y5 Its Most Compact Single-Serve Espresso Machine - PR Newswire (press release)

Illy Releases Y5 Its Most Compact Single-Serve Espresso Machine - PR Newswire (press release) | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
Illy Releases Y5 Its Most Compact Single-Serve Espresso Machine PR Newswire (press release) With global headquarters in Trieste, Italy, illy is a leader in providing super-premium coffee known for its distinctly balanced and beautiful taste,...
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'We should pay taxes wherever we have to pay taxes': Nespresso ... - This is Money

'We should pay taxes wherever we have to pay taxes': Nespresso ... - This is Money | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
'We should pay taxes wherever we have to pay taxes': Nespresso ...
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As said ""What about Starbucks? Is the Seattle-founded chain a serious competitor to Nespresso? Would a coffee connoisseur such as Duvoisin consider its produce mud-water by comparison? He laughs, but doesn’t answer directly.

‘We always test competition. I like short, strong coffees, so the ones you mentioned are not so much the short strong coffee. They sell espresso, but it’s not their speciality. If I had to take espresso, the best coffee would be in a coffee shop in Italy.’...."

 

...Politically correct, as usual...Even when Nespresso is trying to get part of Starbucks and Green Mountain - Keurig huge US makret with their new Vertuoline machine. 

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RealCup™ Revolutionizes Single-Serve Beverages with Launch of ... - DigitalJournal.com

RealCup™ Revolutionizes Single-Serve Beverages with Launch of ... - DigitalJournal.com | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
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RealCup™ Revolutionizes Single-Serve Beverages with Launch of ...
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EcoCup™ capsules are initially available for premium loose-leaf tea brands, including Higgins & Burke® on-sale now and Numi® coming in the summer.
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McDonald's Testing McCafé at Retail - Huffington Post

McDonald's Testing McCafé at Retail - Huffington Post | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
McDonald's Testing McCafé at Retail
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But McDonald's also is testing interest in single-serve cups, too. Premium Roast, Decaf and Vanilla McCafé blends are offered at Wegmans in K-cups®.
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But McDonald's also is testing interest in single-serve cups, too. Premium Roast, Decaf and Vanilla McCafé blends are offered at Wegmans in K-cups®. At the Wegmans in Mechanicsburg, 12-count boxes of single-serve McCafé cups are priced at $7.49. As reported here previously, researcher Mintel says the single-serve-pod market was worth $3.1 billion in the U.S. last year and could account for 50 percent of coffee sales by 2018. The total coffee market was valued at $11.7 billion, according toMarketWatch.

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How to make the best coffee

How to make the best coffee | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
Many pays for easy device including capsule systems can offer. It's okay as long as you are aware that the results are not the same.
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Geir Kronbæck Nespresso Norway comes with critical input to coffee seriesI have been allowed to participate in the making. It is amazing to see that both Nespresso and others involved in what I am concerned, namely, good coffee and good taste sensations.

To create a serious TV series about coffee requires a lot of technical knowledge, and therefore graded collaborated with me because I possess some of this knowledge after working with coffee at various levels for over 15 years. That I sell coffee itself is no secret. I say during the first few sentences of several episodes.

 

 Tim Wendelboe.

PHOTO: BENJAMIN A. WARD

In this series, I wanted to impart knowledge and create enthusiasm for coffee and not least for making good coffee even at home. I am concerned with good taste sensations and also want others to take part in what I am experiencing the flavors of daily coffee professional. Therefore, I try to give advice to viewers which in my experience gives the best results in the cup.

 

To get to create a coffee that tastes great, can unfortunately not resort to easy solutions. To make coffee comparable to cook. If you have a good result, one must have good ingredients, the right equipment and excellent techniques.

Everyone knows that they can make better soup than Toro if they cook the force itself and makes everything from scratch. But not everyone has the time or knowledge to make soup from scratch every day. Therefore, pay lots of convenient public including capsule systems can offer. I mean it's okay as long as you are aware that the results are not the same. That's what I want to enlighten viewers.

In the episode, I argue not that the consumer should steer clear capsule coffee. In fact manifests I understand why many people choose capsule coffee for their daily cup, as it is very convenient and easy to keep clean.

That I highlights that restrict the selection by locking on to a vendor, or in this case a capsule system, says the well itself.

Nespresso has even sued the other players trying to make Nespresso compatible capsules for violating their patents. If you want a monopoly, you take the consequences.

That Aftenposten choose to twist this in my opinion enough so diplomatic advice in a headline to get people to look at coffee series, the editors have put on his clothes.

See the episode where they mention the quality of the coffee capsules here:

 

 

Coffee Quality

I stand still maintain that the quality of the coffee in the capsules are not of the same quality as the one you can buy at coffee shops around the world (this does not mean that all the coffee you can buy in the coffee business is good).

By quality I mean not only the green unroasted coffee, but also the way it is burned and how fresh it is and ultimately what it tastes of it. It's flavor is most important, and it is influenced by many factors.

Defective coffee

I know that Nespresso buys above average good coffee, and the company uses a lot of resources on the development of quality coffee and pay a little more for coffee in producing countries than many other players on Nespresso size. It's the great respect and is extremely important for coffee farmers around the world.

I have in no way indicated that Nespresso buying defective coffee.Therefore, I headed a bit when Kronbæck concludes with the following:

"It is a pity that in one of the episodes claim that the defective and black beans are sold to commercial companies, as it can easily be seen in the context of his previous statements about poor quality coffee capsules."

That defective coffee sold to commercial companies, there is no doubt. The coffee never discarded, and the defective coffee is the cheapest and therefore bought this of the greatest players and sold in markets around the world.

The best coffee

Defects page. This series is about how to create the world's best coffee.And it need exceptional ingredients. At a coffee is free of defects is still no guarantee that it will taste fantastic.

Coffee is always evaluated on taste as well as physical defects for classifying the quality it has. I use, like so many others in the coffee industry, international standards when I evaluate the coffee quality.

As coffee buyer and importer I know that the very best ingredients are not so easy to get in. In fact, I find that although the coffee farmers I work with do everything right in all stages of production of the raw material, so do not taste all the coffee they produce as well . This is because coffee has different ripening times, cycles of coffee shrub, variable growing conditions, etc.

Even after having tasted over a hundred different small batches of coffee the last two weeks traveling in Latin America, I have only found a dozen bags of coffee of exceptional quality. This even though I have tasted coffees from plantations where most have won awards for the quality of its contests as Cup of Excellence .

In the Cup of Excellence, which is a competition for kaffefarmere where the best coffees in various producer countries is chosen, then it is every year only around 30-50 kaffir who gets high enough score (out of 85 points) in each country and thus are rewarded with the title Cup of Excellence. In these competitions are annually submitted hundreds of samples in each country, and coffees are evaluated for their flavor quality during blind tasting conducted by a group of international assessors.

This small unique batches of coffee, and it is this kind of coffee I want the viewers should try. There are coffees that this is the exceptional coffee.

Size Matters

Unfortunately, I find even perhaps only three to four batches of coffee a year that is so good that they deserve more than 90 points on the coffee industry's widely used 100-point scale. When I find these parties they are usually in small quantities, and therefore we want to sell these separately so that our guests to experience its unique flavor character.

That's what's fun about being a small player in the market. We have great pleasure in a 60 pound bag of coffee, and there are players such as Kaffa, Supreme ROASTWORKS and Solberg & Hansen, by getting up such unique coffee parties, have helped to make Oslo, Norway for a coffee destination for coffee lovers around the world.

I also find that participants who grows too big in my segment of the industry must also purchase coffee of lower quality than the best parties. Simply because there is currently not enough coffee in the world that possesses the best smaksattributtene to supplement a growing quality coffee market.

At Nespresso, which is a global company with billions in revenue, are to supplement their production by one million capsules of coffee of this caliber, drop by my experience of its own absurdity. But the company obtain good coffee, free of defects, I know that it manages.

I am sure that the Nespresso can get a couple bags of fantastic coffee, but do not see how millions of Nespressokunder should be able to enjoy this coffee. It's not enough to fill all the capsules.

Coffee is perishable

That said, as you can with the best raw materials also fail. The coffee will burn, brewed and enjoyed before it loses its good taste and aroma. My experience is that no matter how sophisticated the packaging is, it manages not to protect the coffee 100 percent against oxidation, loss of aroma and flavor degradation.

It is scientifically no doubt that ground coffee oxidizes faster than whole coffee beans. By grinding disappears a large amount of aromas better retained in the whole coffee beans. Therefore it is very important to grind the beans as close to brewing as possible.

Brent coffee is fresh, not a storage item

Coffee beans will also oxidize and lose flavor when stored for burning.This, even if they are packaged in sealed bags in a modified atmosphere. Therefore, it is important to look for burn date instead of the expiry date when looking for the most delicious coffee. Brent coffee is fresh, not a storage item.

There is a lot of work behind it to create an exceptionally good coffee. But with little in-depth knowledge it is not that complicated, and this is what I want to help viewers. At the very best coffee does not come from the capsules is no secret in the coffee industry, but the debate will probably Nespresso Norway and I never agree on.

Rather, let the people decide what they like best, based on better knowledge of raw materials, preparation and taste. The main goal of this series was to create interest and disseminate knowledge about coffee and help viewers to find good taste sensations.

I hope and believe that it inspires more people to explore what good coffee can taste. 

Anyway, there is no doubt that all the coffee market players will benefit the consumer with more knowledge about coffee. Although the selling portion packs.

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Do You Own the Biggest Beneficiary in the Global Coffee Pod War? - Motley Fool

Do You Own the Biggest Beneficiary in the Global Coffee Pod War? - Motley Fool | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
Do You Own the Biggest Beneficiary in the Global Coffee Pod War?
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However, single-serve home-brewed coffee is the hottest of the three segments.
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"Market fragmentation
Single-serve pods' stratospheric growth has caught the attention of coffee companies everywhere, with everyone moving in to capture a share of the pie. Green Mountain and Starbucks want to expand internationally, while Nestle wants to expand in North America. Taken together, Western Europe and North America account for more than 90% of the single-serve pod market.

However, the U.S. and international markets are quite different from one another. For instance, Nestle's Nespresso, which has a 26% share of global pod value, dominates Europe. European customers favor espressos rather than the large cups of coffee preferred in the U.S. Green Mountain captures the no. 2 global single-serve share by dominating the North American market. Its Keurig brewer has achieved 13% household penetration in the U.S., a figure that will likely increase when it introduces its next-generation brewer that brews both single-serve and multi-serve portions.

The differences in customer preferences and the establishment of clear market leaders in North American and Western Europe make it unlikely that massive overseas growth is in store for either company. Even with brewers tailored to Western Europeans' preferences, Keurig faces an uphill battle against the well-established Nespresso. The same goes for Nespresso in North America. As a result, both companies' future growth largely relies on pod sales in their current markets..."

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Your coffee pods' dirty secret

Your coffee pods' dirty secret | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
100 percent convenient. 5 percent recyclable.
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Green Mountain only makes 5 percent of its current cups out of recyclable plastic. The rest of them are made up of a #7 composite plastic, which is nonrecyclable in most places. And for the small few that are recyclable, the aluminum lid must be separated from the cup, which also must be emptied of its wet grounds, for the materials to make it through the recycling process. Even then, chances are the pod won't be recycled because it's too small, says Darby Hoover, senior resource specialist at the National Resources Defense Council.

Keurig just released a sustainability report announcing that the company plans to make all coffee pods recyclable by 2020, among other ecofriendly efforts. The company says it's evaluating the type of plastic used in the cups, exploring potential biodegradable and compostable packaging, and coming up with an easier way for customers to easily prepare them for recycling.

Some competitors already have recyclable or biodegradable versions of this single-serve pod; Nespresso's lid and pod is made entirely from aluminum. A Canadian brand, Canterbury Coffee, makes a version that it says is 92 percent biodegradable (everything save for the nylon filter can break down). Finding a substitute is an interesting challenge, says Keurig spokeswoman Sandy Yusen, because coffee is perishable, and so the material used must prevent light, oxygen, and moisture from degrading the coffee.

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Coffee Industry Threatened By Energy And Sports Drinks: US Coffee ... - International Business Times

Coffee Industry Threatened By Energy And Sports Drinks: US Coffee ... - International Business Times | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
International Business Times
Coffee Industry Threatened By Energy And Sports Drinks: US Coffee ...
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"Gourmet coffee has trended well among younger drinkers, even as the dominance of traditional coffee declines. Thirty-four percent of those surveyed in 2014 said they drank gourmet coffee, which is defined by the industry as any drink that's made all or in part from espresso or premium coffee beans. That number marks a 10 percent gain compared to 2010. Standard coffee drinking declined almost 5 percent from last year.

The coffee industry is uncertain about if some generations drink more or less coffee than others. Coffee tends to be more popular among those over 60, as baby boomers and age groups drink significantly more coffee than Generation X, Generation Y, or millennial consume.

“Do people who are older now, drink more coffee, or do people drink more coffee as they age?” Whitehouse said, adding that Kraft Food Groups Inc. NASDAQ:Kraft has internally wrestled with this question. “Data shows it’s a little bit of both … But for coffee to remain relevant to younger consumers, we need to think about how to bring them in at a younger age.”

Consumers seemed otherwise upbeat on coffee, according to the survey results. The beverage remained more popular than soft drinks and even tap water in the U.S., the world’s largest market for coffee. More than 90 percent of respondents preferred their coffee hot, while eight in 10 coffee drinkers added another ingredient  (e.g., sweeteners, milk or other ingredients) -- to their joe.  

Coffee still beats tea among U.S. adults, according to the coffee industry trade group. Forty-four percent of those surveyed said they drank tea recently, compared to 61 percent of the U.S. adults polled who said they drank coffee recently. More complete survey results will be published in several weeks.

Sales of single-serve home coffee brewing machines, such as the Keurig K-Cup machine from Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR) or Nestle’s Nespresso maker (VTX:NESN), tend to be higher among certain demographics. Owners of home systems tend to be males under 39 with incomes of more than $50,000, and many of them have children. "

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Starbucks' Keurig exclusivity ends as Keurig signs deal with Peet's - Hamilton Spectator

Starbucks' Keurig exclusivity ends as Keurig signs deal with Peet's - Hamilton Spectator | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
Starbucks' Keurig exclusivity ends as Keurig signs deal with Peet's
Hamilton Spectator
Also on Friday, Keurig announced it struck a new deal with Starbucks rival Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc., which broke into the single-cup pod market seven months ago.
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Keurig Named Single Serve Coffee Maker Brand of the Year in 2014 ... - MarketWatch

Keurig Named Single Serve Coffee Maker Brand of the Year in 2014 ... - MarketWatch | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
Keurig Named Single Serve Coffee Maker Brand of the Year in 2014 ...
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Starbucks Gives Up Exclusivity Deal for Keurig K-Cups - Fox Business

Starbucks Gives Up Exclusivity Deal for Keurig K-Cups - Fox Business | Premium Single-Serve Coffee industry | Scoop.it
Starbucks Gives Up Exclusivity Deal for Keurig K-Cups
Fox Business
Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) said Friday it plans to expand its lineup of Starbucks (SBUX) single-serve products in return for ending the coffeehouse chain's exclusivity deal.
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