Blogmas Day 9: K-Cups At A Bargain

December 19th 2015

K-Cups® At A Bargain

The K-cup phenomenon has certainly changed the landscape of the coffee market since 2005. Since Keurig's September 2012 patent expired, many companies have managed to make spin off K-cup coffee and brewers affordable. What is the current trend of K-cups and is it a fad? Certainly K-cups have had their ups and downs with the environmental community, however by 2019-2020, K-cups are expected to be fully recyclable. In 2013, it was reported that 8.3 billion K-cups buried in the landfills could have wrapped around the equator 10.5 times. An alarming statistic that definitely persuaded Keurig and the coffee community to think about how coffee products and waste affect the world.

Statistics on K-Cup 

The share of households that carry single serve brewers has increased from 1% in 2005, to 27% in 2015 (source: Statista). If hoteliers understand how their guests and consumers are living at home, incorporating the same products and technology into in-room amenities will only increase customer satisfaction. Seattle Times writer Angel Gonzalez reports by 2018, market-research firm Mintel expects consumers to spend nearly as much on coffee pods and k-cups as they do on bulk coffee. Regardless of how non-millennials view k-cups, the convenience is an attraction for younger generations. K-cups are here to stay.

National Hospitality Brewers and K-Cups

Released in summer 2015, our brewers and k-cups are the perfect opportunity for your hotel, motel, and B&B to try single serve coffee in your rooms or breakfast bars. Check out the latest model and coffee offered below!

Commercial K-Cup® Coffee Maker (#K553)

This single serve commercial coffee brewer offers the convenience of brewing one cup of coffee, at an affordable price! For use with any type of K-Cup® coffee, tea or other beverage. Features visual step by step illustrations on the cover of the 10 oz water reservoir. Brews in just 3 minutes and automatically shuts off after each brew cycle. This product is ETL certified. Click here to view product page. [gallery ids="1573,1574,1576,1575" type="slideshow"]

Morning Java & Cafe Morning K-Cup Style Coffee

Our best-selling medium roast coffees are now available in K-Cup® style, single serve portion packs! These convenient packs allow your guests to brew one cup of coffee at a time ensuring  guests always have a hot and fresh product. Perfect for In-Room, Lobby, and Lounge areas. All varieties are usable with any K-Cup® style coffee brewer offered by National Hospitality. Click here to view product page. [caption id="attachment_1568" align="aligncenter" width="465"]40255_4843_popup Click to View Product Page[/caption]  

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