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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 growing sophistication of semi- and fully-automated coffee machines delight consumers literally everywhere they turn. Read more

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Home Brewed

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The Japanese believe a person can never truly master any skill. You can constantly improve, but there is no limit – no endpoint for your mastery. This applies to everything — martial arts, making sushi, and of course, brewing a great cup of coffee. Read more

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Amazon’s Dash Replenishment Technology is beginning to penetrate the beverage market with an innovation that combines the internet of things and the convenience of a delivery service. Read more

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Pod Pack spent more than $20 million equipping its new factory which fills, seals and packs up to 500 million single-serve units per year in several different configurations. Read more

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The company opened the doors at its Leominster, Mass. offices for three days in May, showcasing a full line of single-serve capsule fill and seal, weighing, labeling, and packaging machines. Read more

Equipment

Keurig Green Mountain will build a new roasting and packaging facility in South Carolina. Once completed, the plant will create 500 new jobs locally. Read more

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bunte Kaffeekapseln

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Plastic single-use capsules are not easily recycled, not marine compostable, and definitely not yet green. Read more

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

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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

Equipment

There’s been a movement towards more sustainable solutions across the Single-serve capsules category. Read more

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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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The IMA Group has acquired interest in two companies in moves that enhance the company’s holdings in single-serve coffee and coffee processing. Read more

Coffee Report

UK-based Raw Bean introduced its new fully biodegradable, single-serve Bean Bags for sale online and at Waitrose stores throughout the country. Read more

Coffee Report

Small-Scale Pack & Fill

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The coffee industry’s single-serve segment remains strong and fill-and-pack manufacturers look to new ways to supply single-serve filling equipment to meet smaller production demands. Read more

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Boyd's Coffee Company recently launched the first certifiable 100% compostable, single-serve coffee pod available to coffee-centric consumers shopping in West Coast grocery stores. Read more

Coffee Report

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

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Ahlstrom will supply two top European coffee houses with fully compostable infusion materials for single-serve capsule lids. Read more

Coffee Report

Keurig Green Mountain launched in November a monthly coffee subscription program featuring K-Cup capsules from Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts and Folgers in custom assortments or single brands. Read more

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

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