Flavia

March 12, 2012

FLAVIA CREATION 150 Single Serve Beverage Brewer for Home and Small Office

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The FLAVIA CREATION 150 Brewer is designed especially with the needs of small offices in mind, and is perfect for 15 employees or less. The FLAVIA CREATION 150 brewer will allow you to make cappuccinos, lattes, mochas, coffee, tea & hot chocolate.

  • Quick, easy-to-use technology with single-serve drinks ready in 40-60 seconds
  • No clean up, no mess, brews one cup at a time
  • Removable, easy-fill water tank
  • Internal water filter provided
  • Small counter-top design
  • The FlAVIA Creation 150 has an energy-saving mode that switches off energy-draining devices after 2 hours (the boiler and lights)
  • Designed to heat only minimal amounts of water so energy is conserved
  • Energy-efficient LED indicators
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July 27, 2011

Flavia Now Mars Drinks

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Though the brewers will remain FLAVIA branded for the time being, it looks like FLAVIA coffees are now branded under a the parent company name of Mars Drinks. This is not unexpected as the company can now grow a coffee and hot beverage brand along with the delivery method being the FLAVIA brewers. Congrats to Mars for making the change and we welcome our new Martian coffee overlords. :-)

At FLAVIA

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April 30, 2010

Alterra Coffee Coming to Flavia Single Serve Coffee Makers

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We just found this interesting news bit about a local Milwaukee coffee roaster Alterra getting picked up as a coffee to be used in Flavia Single Serve Coffee makers. It seems the announcement is to show how Flavia will feature more fair trade coffees and more sustainable coffee producers. How sustainable and green is Altera? Well their operations are 100% wind powered, and they also have fair trade practices.

We'll let you know more as we find out, but in the mean time you can read our review of the Flavia single serve coffee maker here.

Via Triple Pundit

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August 10, 2009

Kona Blend for Flavia Single Serve Coffee Makers

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We thought we'd take a look at what's happening in Flavia land this morning. We recently received a set of their Rainforest Alliance Certified coffees, and we found the Kona Blend to be quite good. 10% of this Kona Blend originates from the volcanic slopes of Hawaii. These trees thrive in a combination climate of sunshine, rainfall, location and volcanic soil only available in Kona, thus creating a balanced flavor ranging from a medium to full body, with some acidic notes. We think this coffee is quite smooth, and it's nice to see Flavia offering some interesting and new blends for the Flavia line of single serve coffee makers.

The Kona Blend coffee packets will work in any Flavia machine.

At myflavia.com

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October 25, 2007

Flavia Has New Name, New Drinks, and a New Office Drinks Station

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Flavia is moving under the new brand from the Mars Family - Mars Drinks. So you can expect to start seeing the Flavia line of drinks station looks a little more like this - The Flavia Drinks Station from Mars Drinks. Oh, and we did we mention - there are two new Flavia drinks coming out: Kona Coffee and Malawi Garden Tea - a sustainable black tea. There's also a new Creation 200 single-serve drinks station designed for office environments with 15-40 people. The current line of Flavia Fusion Drinks Stations and the Creation 400 (read our visit to Mars Drinks) will continue to be sold throughout the US as well. Good news and we like the name - Mars Drinks. Though we live on a blue planet, it's nice to see the people from the red planet making a very interesting update to the single serve coffee world.

Malawi Garden Kona
Malawi Garden Tea and Kona Coffee

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September 12, 2007

Mars Swirl Flavia Fusion Filter Packs

C252We've been moving into our fall/winter single serve coffee drinking habits, and one of the new flavors from Flavia - the Mars Swirl filter packs are making quite an impression here. A rich choco and creamy caramel swirl that is an ideal topping for your Cappuccinos and Mochaccinos, Mars Swirl is also quite good just as a stand alone cup of hot milky swirl goodness. You can also add some hot milk and get quite a delicious hot chocolate drink.

Whatever you decide, we think if you own a Flavia Fusion Drinks Station or the Flavia Fusion Deluxe Drinks Station then you're in business. Note: The Mars Swirl Flavia filter packs will not work with your SB100 drinks station.

More at MyFlavia.com

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August 1, 2007

Hang Loose with a Flavia Blue Hawaiian

Blue Hawaiian V1-2Blue Img We like red drinks, green drinks, and especially blue drinks. If you own a Flavia Fusion Drinks Station or the Flavia Fusion Deluxe Drinks Station, or the SB100 is at your office, you will have the ability to create the Blue Hawaiian, a delicious blueberry and pineapple drink that will give you a wave of Echinacea and Vitamin C.

You will need:

  • red arrow 1 Blueberry Balance Filterpack
  • red arrow ½ cup pineapple juice


Preparation in your FLAVIA FUSION or SB100:

  1. Turn the FUSION volume control knob to the smallest dot. For an SB100, press the Espresso Button (the one with the half-filled cup icon).
  2. Place the Blueberry Balance Filterpack in the pack holder, close and press the coffee/tea button on the FUSION, or the Start button on the SB100, to brew.
  3. Pour in pineapple juice.
  4. Serve over ice for cool refreshment.

At FLAVIA® Recipe Connections

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July 2, 2007

Green Apple Tea Recipe for FLAVIA

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We love anything Green Apple tasting - martinis especially. If you own a Flavia Fusion Drinks Station or the Flavia Fusion Deluxe Drinks Station, or the SB100 is at your office, you will have the ability to create different type of FUSION drinks by combining different filter packs. This month's offering is Green Apple Tea and it looks delicious.

You will need:

  • 1 Japanese Green Tea or Green Tea with Jasmine Filterpack
  • ½ cup Apple Juice
  • Glass of Ice

Preparation Notes:

Preparation in your FLAVIA FUSION or SB100:

  • Place Ice and ½ cup of Apple Juice into a large glass.
  • Insert the Green Tea Filterpack in the pack holder and close.

For FUSION, set the Volume Control Knob to the smallest dot, then press the Coffee/Tea button to brew.
For an SB100, select the Espresso button, then press the Start button to brew.

At FLAVIA® Recipe Connections

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June 6, 2007

Single Serve Coffee Visits Flavia

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We recently took a trip to Philadelphia to visit the folks that make Flavia. We've enjoyed the Flavia line of single serve coffee products since it's launch in the US way back in 1996, and had our first Flavia single serve coffee in 1999 at an office we worked at.

Since then, Flavia has launched a line of single serve coffee makers for the home and office with the Flavia Fusion Drinks Station, Flavia Fusion Deluxe Drinks Station, and the Creation 400 for the office. On our trip we really wanted to get behind the scene and talk with Flavia about what they're doing, and how they see growing single serve coffee as a consumer offering, and see how they make the Flavia filter packs for the Flavia Drinks Station.


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The new Creation 400 from Flavia for the office.

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June 1, 2007

FLAVIA Milky Way Swirl Coffee Recipe

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One of the more interesting benefits of owning a Flavia Fusion Drinks Station or the Flavia Fusion Deluxe Drinks Station is the ability to create different type of FUSION drinks by combining different filter packs. We had no idea before our visit to Flavia (full article coming next week), that each month they put out different coffee drink recipes. This month's recipe is a Milky Way Swirl. We really liked the hot chocolate/Milky way drinks and think this recipe sounds pretty yummy.

Here's what you'll need:

  • 1 Milky Way Swirl Filterpack
  • 1 FLAVIA Gourmet, Single Origin, Flavored or Decaf Coffee Filterpack Ice
  • Whipped cream (optional)

Here's what you do:

  1. Insert the Milky Way Swirl Filterpack and press the Frothy 2-Pack button to brew. divider
  2. Insert your favorite Gourmet Coffee Filterpack and press the Frothy 2- Pack button to brew. divider
  3. Pour over ice or place in blender with ice and top with whipped cream.
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May 11, 2007

Preview: Single Serve Coffee Visits Flavia

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We recently traveled to the fabled land of Philadelphia to visit the people who make the Flavia Fusion Drinks Station and other Flavia products. We were treated to an entire four hour tour, but we actually have returned. What's happening at Flavia? What's new? There's too much to tell today, but we did see the new FLAVIA® Creation 400™ drinks station, and we got a tour of the plant. Yep - we got to see how they keep the coffee fresh before it's packed into the Flavia filterpack.

We've even got a shot or two of the amazing user interface/experience of the FLAVIA® Creation 400™ drinks station.

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February 16, 2007

Review: Flavia Fusion Drinks Station Deluxe

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The new Flavia Fusion Drinks Station Deluxe has a slew of improvements over the Flavia Fusion Drinks Station we reviewed earlier last year. We've been testing the machine over the past few weeks and unlike other one cup coffee makers we've reviewed recently, it's managed to stay there for the entire time and have quite a bit of Flavia coffee run through it.

Flavia Fusion Drinks Station Deluxe Features:

  • Stainless Steel Accents
  • Separate Hot Water Button
  • Blue LED Lights
  • No Cleaning Between Drinks Required
  • Visible Water Level Indicator
  • Adjustable cup height
  • Water filter for purification
  • Large Capacity Water Tank

What do we think of this new Flavia? How is the Flavia coffee on a revisit? Do the new features make the new price of $169.99 a bit too high or too low?

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January 12, 2007

Flavia Fusion Drinks Station Deluxe Arrives for Review

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We've just received the Flavia Fusion Drinks Station Deluxe which is currently an exclusive offering at Bloomingdales. The new Flavia Fusion Drinks Station Deluxe has a slew of improvements over the Flavia Fusion Drinks Station we reviewed earlier last year.

Check out the following new features:

  • Stainless Steel Accents
  • Separate Hot Water Button
  • Blue LED Lights
  • No Cleaning Between Drinks Required
  • Visible Water Level Indicator
  • Adjustable cup height
  • Water filter for purification
  • Large Capacity Water Tank

We've also received a set of the new Flavia Intense Dark Roast to sample along with our review of the Flavia Fusion Drinks Station Deluxe. We'll have a full run down soon. The Flavia Fusion Drinks Station Deluxe retails for $169.99 and is currently only available at Bloomingdales. You can however purchase the Flavia Fusion Drinks Station at Amazon.com and other online retailers.

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November 16, 2006

Flavia Fusion Deluxe Drinks Station Coming to Bloomingdales

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Flavia is unveiling its latest addition, Flavia Fusion(TM) Deluxe, a premium version of the award winning Flavia Fusion. Launching exclusively at Bloomingdale's in mid-December, the Flavia Fusion Deluxe will feature new upgrades including a stainless steel finish, which make it a perfect compliment that stainless steel kitchen we all seem to have.

Flavia Fusion Deluxe will be in Bloomingdale's stores nationwide in mid-December and includes the following upgrades:

  • Blue LEDs on the drink selection panel
  • Separate hot water button
  • Visible water level
  • Stainless steel handle around the back of the water tank (for easy refilling and cleaning)
  • Additional stainless steel accents throughout the design including on the cold tank lid and head adjust panel

We've enjoyed our Flavia Fusion Drinks Station and if you'd like to get our thoughts and impressions, you can read our full review here. We'll also have a full review of the new Flavia Fusion Deluxe when we receive the new model later this month.

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