Brewing a revolution, one cup at a time
Further proof the Single Serve Coffee phenomenon is here to stay. We can't but think running production lines 12 hours a day to make K-Cups is a good thing.
A half dozen production lines operate 12 hours a day, cutting small filters and stuffing them into tiny cups, dropping in 2 or 3 grams of coffee and sealing them before whisking them into boxes.
The scores of little coffee containers, known around Green Mountain Coffee Roasters as K-Cups, rolling off the line every few minutes represent what the small specialty brewer hopes will be a revolution in the way Americans brew their favorite roast at home. The diminutive cups are a self-contained coffee brewing system that can be popped into a relatively new brand of coffeemaker to produce a single cup of steaming java. Gone, promoters of the systems say, are the days of a full pot of coffee slowly burning before it's thrown down the sink...
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Posted by Jay Brewer at December 20, 2005 8:13 AM