Pods Perform

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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


The single-serve surge is finally slowing in North America and Europe as household penetration plateaus, but coffee drinkers in Asia are picking up the pace. Read more


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Weekly delivery of cold brew kegs from office coffee suppliers who install bean-to-cup brewers filled with boutique local roasts are going gourmet all the way. Read more


The coffee industry veteran and president of Automatic Brewers and Coffee Devices, Inc., answers questions from STiR editor Dan Bolton. Read more


Cedar Grove Composting now accepts single-serve pods made with 100% compostable material Read more

Coffee Report

Two California coffee companies have teamed to produce compostable bags and single-serve pods. Read more

Coffee Report

Scottish company Red Box Coffee and Kenya’s Safari Lounge Tea are partnering to open their first coffee pod selling both teas and coffees at Haymarket railway station in Edinburgh. Read more

Tea Report

U-Select-It, Inc. (USI), a vending machine equipment manufacturer based in Clive, Iowa, announced its new K-Top vending machine. Designed for small and medium-sized businesses, the machine provides secure dispensing of single serve coffee pods. Read more


Designed for small spaces, the K-Top Vending Machine dispenses single serve coffee pods. Read more


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