June 16, 2015
Keurig KOLD is coming and the number one maker for soda in the home - SodaStream is not worried at all. Why? They’ve already tried to compete with making colas and other sodas for the home and have found that’s the wrong place to be. About 60 percent of SodaStream’s customer only use its products to make carbonated water, and SodaStream, based in Israel, is moving away from its earlier stance as a homemade alternative to Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc. products.
The company is now promoting itself as a maker of sparkling water, which can be plain or lightly flavored. Fifty new SodaStream water flavors will be available in the U.S. in August, and that means even out of the gate Keurig KOLD may behind even more that it thinks it’s ahead. Perhaps partnering with Coke for Coke at home will not be the right move.
SodaStream has it right. If you are going to make soda type drinks at home they should be interesting and different. If I want to drink a Coke I’ll buy a Coke.
Via Bloomberg Business
June 11, 2015
Cameron's Toasted Southern Pecan Single Serve Coffee Cups have just the right balance of that southern tasty flair combined with a light roast cup of coffee. The coffee produced is both sweet and has a nice smooth note.
The Cameron's Toasted Southern Pecan Single Serve Coffee Cups will work in K-Cup Brewers BUT NOT Keurig 2.0 brewers.
June 8, 2015
Made from the top 2% of all the raw Arabica coffee beans out there, WILD JO Dark Roast Coffee - Eco-Friendly Single Serve Cups make an amazing cup of intensely dark coffee. With tasting notes of dark cocoa, brown sugar, and with a name like Wild Jo you just know you’re in for a great cup of coffee. All Jo Coffee is USDA Certified Organic Coffee and Kosher Certified. Also the Wild Jo single cups are made without a plastic base and the mesh base is 97% biodegradable.
The WILD JO Dark Roast Coffee - Eco-Friendly Single Serve Cups will work in K-Cup Brewers BUT NOT Keurig 2.0.
June 5, 2015
The Mad Monkey Swingin Bold Coffee Capsules for Keurig Brewers produce a complex bold cup of single serve coffee, and I also like the monkey twist. Monkey fun in my coffee? Yes please. The Mad Monkey capsules are from the RealCup folks, and that means each cup contains the Flavor Max filter, to give you maximum flavor in a single serve coffee. The Flavor Max filter uses non-woven fibers to make sure all the rich flavors, colors and aromas end up in your mug instead of locked away in the capsule.
The Mad Monkey Swingin Bold Coffee Capsules for Keurig Brewers will work in K-Cup Brewers BUT NOT Keurig 2.0.
June 3, 2015
It's almost Summer and I decided to stop by our local target in Watertown, MA and see what the state of single serve coffee. I found lots of Keurig 2.0 and some other assorted brewers. I missed capturing an end cap of the Nespresso Vertuoline, but it was there. It seems the state of Target is lots of Keurig 2.0 with a bit of Nespresso sprinkled in.
Lots of Keurig mini brewers and stock of non-Keurig brewers seems to be less than the Keurig 2.0 brewers. I wonder why?
If you need a Mr. Coffee Keurig K-Cup brewer it's going to set you back a sweet sweet $87.99.
So there you have it. Not that much going on but not that much not going on either. I think it's safe to say Keurig is still ruling the roost at Target, but it's nice to see all the other brewer options as well. The coffee selection here and in the grocery section was pretty decent, with not a lot of new stuff. I'll try and get a detailed round up of that in the coming weeks.
May 28, 2015
Coffee Time is any time, and we're pretty excited we got some Coffee Time single serve capsules to review. We recently received a few 12 packs of their medium roast Coffee Time blend, and though these capsules aren't available in the US, they are available in Canada so get driving.
Coffee Time if you are unfamiliar is a chain of coffee shops that feature pretty amazing breakfast sandwiches along with some really decent coffee. They've also recently added single serve coffee capsules to their offerings for anyone with a Keurig K-Cup Brewers but not Keurig 2.0.
Continue reading: "Coffee Time Single Serve Capsules for Keurig Brewers Review"
May 26, 2015
Puroast Low Acid Coffee French Roast K-Cups are perfect for those of us that want a darker coffee but not the amount of acid that might bring. Puroast coffees have 70-Percent less acidity compared to other leading coffees, which makes Puroast Coffee ideal for people with chronic heartburn, ulcers or acid reflux. Puroast coffee also has 7 times more antioxidants than green tea and 5 times more antioxidants than other leading coffees. Puroast Coffee is 100-Percent premium coffee, no additives, gluten free, certified kosher, and calorie free.
Puroast Low Acid Coffee French Roast K-Cups will work in K-Cup Brewers but not Keurig 2.0.
May 22, 2015
The Keurig 2.0 K250 brewing system is a more affordable Keurig 2.0 brewer at just $119. The Keurig 2.0 K250 brewer can use K-Cups, VUE Packs, and the larger K-Carafe coffee packs to make a 4 cup carafe of coffee (carafe sold separately). Through the brewer's touch display interface you can enjoy nine brew sizes including 4, 6, 8, or 10-ounce cup, or a full carafe.
Other features include a strength control setting for brewing bolder coffee, as well as a separate setting for hot cocoa and other specialty beverages like chais and mochas. The K250 also features a 40 oz Water Reservoir, Removable Drip Tray, and comes in seven colors to complement any decor: Black, White, Strawberry, Turquoise, Violet, Orange Zest and Sandy Pearl.
At Keurig® 2.0 K250 Brewing System | Home | Brewers | US B2C Catalog | Keurig
May 21, 2015
There’s an interesting article over at Yahoo! that features various tips and tricks on making a perfect cup of single serve coffee from your Keurig coffee maker. One of the tricks to mellow out the coffee is to add a pinch of salt to you cup of coffee. This trick had us thinking about all the other ways you can make a cup of coffee better using a single serve coffee maker. Here’s their ten tricks and click here to get the details.
- Double up your cup - use two K-cups on the lowest setting
- Add a pinch of salt - yep - this will mellow out the acid in the coffee
- Use your own beans - use a My K-Cup reusable filter or Eco-Fill
- Hack the K-Cup - reuse the guts of a K-Cup to make double strength coffee
- Let freedom ring - get freedom clip and use any K-Cup you want in a 2.0 coffee maker
- Keep it clean - use vinegar to get the Keurig brewer brewing better
- Heat things up - run a cycle before you make a cup
- Always pull out - don’t let it brew to the end and put in some watery coffee
- Go bold or go home - use only the Dark roast K-Cups to get stronger coffee
- Save your money, skip the tea - use tea bags instead of K-Cup tea - always better
May 19, 2015
Green Mountain Coffee Caramel Vanilla Cream K-Cups bring back memories of my first caramel vanilla latte I had on a trip to Rome. We love this light roast coffee, and the drizzles of sweet, buttery caramel and brown sugar, with swirls of vanilla cream can sit on my tongue any time. Green Mountain Coffee Caramel Vanilla Cream K-Cups will work with all K-Cup Brewers including Keurig 2.0. 24 of the Green Mountain Coffee Caramel Vanilla Cream K-Cups will set you back $13.