As the self-imposed 2020 industry deadline for the ideal coffee capsule nears, dozens of companies are formulating their way to the finish line. Read more

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Peaking at $5.7 billion in sales in 2016, demand for single-serve capsules has leveled off after capturing a significant portion of the US coffee market. Still, premium private-labels showed growth. Read more


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The merged Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple, now known as Keurig Dr Pepper reported third-quarter sales were up 140% to $2.7 billion. Read more

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Pod Pack International's Tom Martin says that he is pretty happy with the way things turned out. The company's new plant can produce more than half a billion coffee and tea pods, filter rings, super pods, and capsules a year. Read more


Coffee conglomerate JAB Holdings, owners of Keurig Green Mountain, Peet’s Coffee & Teas, Panera Bread, Caribou Coffee and more, has announced its intent to enter into an $18.7 billion merger with Dr Pepper Snapple Group. Read more


Growth in household penetration of single-serve brewers has slowed. Read more


Keurig in September launched the K-Select coffee maker to make a strong brew with a removable water reservoir and an intuitive interface to help coffee lovers brew the perfect cup every time. Read more


iFill machines are designed to enable specialty coffee roasters to “roast, fill and deliver” single-serve cups the same day and to lead this new trend. Read more


Loss in flavor due to the rapid oxidation of coffee is so significant that Third Wave roasters toss out their stock every 10 days or risk losing their reputation for quality. Tim Widmer believes single-serve capsules may be held to the same standard. Read more


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​Equilibrium in a market as fluid as global coffee is fleeting: single-serve was the lone exception. All that changed in December. Read more


Keurig Green Mountain’s long awaited cold beverage dispensing system for still and sparkling cola, seltzers, flavored waters, juice and sports drinks, and tea went on sale in October. Read more


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