April 20, 2005
A nice round up on the current offerings in the single serve coffee world.
Rating the one-cup coffee maker helps you brew: South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Single-serve coffeepots may seem counter-intuitive. For centuries, we've brewed a whole pot over the campfire, over the stove, in a countertop appliance. But we drink coffee one cup at a time, so why not make it one cup at a time? Fill the water reservoir, pop the premeasured packet of coffee in the unit, press a button, and water flows through the grounds. In about a minute, you have a steaming hot cuppa joe.
A step by step tutorial on how to make your own coffee pods!
Make Your Own Coffee Pods (INeedCoffee.com):
Do you really like your pod coffee maker, but wish you could use your favorite brand of coffee instead of paying a premium price for a mediocre blend -- just because it is shaped like a pod? Why not make your own?
April 15, 2005
Looks like if you use the code, "freecoffee05" during the checkout process at Amazon.com, you can get 6 bags of 16pods for just over $6 bucks in shipping. Details below. I have not been able to get it to work, have you?
Continue reading: "Free Pod Promotion at Amazon.com?"
April 13, 2005
Well - I've never had a plastic taste from any machine and I've yet to get my hands on the new Gevalia brewer due to the subscription and lack of any way except for snail mail to contact Gevalia. For you Gevalia pod brewing folks - has this happened to you? Read below and answer in the comments section to help out our poor reader and this "plastic" situation.
Continue reading: "Reader Write In: What Do I Do About this Brewer?"
CoffeeWhiz.com is a new supersite featuring Keurig K-Cups and also various pods for Single Serve Coffee makers. The one that I'm most excited about is the availability of Gevalia pods on their site. Instead of having to sign up at the Gevalia site for their coffee club, you can buy the pods direct from CoffeeWhiz.com.
Continue reading: "New Single Serve Store at CoffeeWhiz.com CoffeeWhiz.com - Gevalia - Keurig K-Cup Coffee Products"
Has anyone tried this new maker? It looks a little bit like a Senseo that someone pulled out of shape. Hmmm...
Severin Cafe 2:
With this new coffeemaker from Severin, the Cafe 2, you can use all your favorite coffee pods, but the machine also comes with a re-usable coffee filter, which is especially made for this machine. The choice is yours! Availabe in Black and White.
April 12, 2005
We're really excited to share all this single serve coffee news and reviews, but we've got even more to share in the upcoming months. We'll be doing more K-Cup reviews, coffee pod reviews, and other single serve coffee and one cup reviews. Also we are expecting the category of single serve coffee to grow 2x over the coming year based on traffic and interest here.
What do you think? Will Single Serve Coffee continue to grow and prosper? We think you should sound off in the comments and let us know your thoughts.
Thank god they're keeping the Senseo brand. :-)
Philadelphia Inquirer | 04/05/2005 | The Motley Fool Take The New Sara Lee:
Sara Lee will spin off into a new company consisting of businesses that account for about 40 percent of its annual revenue, such as its Champion and Hanes apparel brands. It will also sell three other units, including its U.S. retail coffee segment, although it will retain its new Senseo coffee brand. Sara Lee has been reworking its mix for some time, most notably through the spin-off of its Coach leather goods business. It will soon be focused on just food, beverages and household products.
CBS News | Java Nirvana In Your Kitchen | March 21, 2005 13:00:03:
This Museum-of-Modern-Art-style pod machine controls the temperature of the water, the type of grind of the coffee, how long the water is exposed to the coffee, and locks in the flavor with the frothy layer. In addition to the existing pods, new pods developed for Senseo will hit the market this spring. They are Killarney Irish Creamery, Paris Vanilla Bistro and Vienna Hazelnut Waltz. Current flavors: Dark, Medium, Light, and Decaf roasts. Senseo retails for 69.99. A bag of 18 pods costs $3.99-$4.99. That's 22-28 cents a cup.
New York City - Restaurants and Dining:
These so-called “single-cup” machines arrive into a coffee culture that has become spoiled about the quality of their java, thanks to Starbucks and other luxury-coffee outlets. Using various forms of coffee software - pods, discs, capsules - these high-tech devices make the old stove-top espresso boiler or French press brewer positively primitive by comparison. One of the products, in fact, reads a bar code on the coffee capsule to determine how much water to pump through.