The coffee category continues to boom, with growth in all segments. The ready-to-drink category saw the highest percentage of growth compared to the prior year, but single-cup coffee pods are one of the categories experiencing the highest sales.
Stipe Miocic Extra Strength Coffee contains 333 mg of caffeine
February 4, 2020
Veteran and firefighter owned coffee company, Fire Department Coffee, Rockford, Ill., unveiled its new extra strength coffee with two times the caffeine. The highly caffeinated dark roast coffee, Stipe Miocic Extra Strength Coffee, contains 333 mg of caffeine — more than double the caffeine of a regular 8-ounce cup, the company says. The new coffee is named after five-time mixed martial arts heavyweight champion and firefighter Stipe Miocic.
Coffee brand announces donation program for Giving Tuesday
November 26, 2019
This Giving Tuesday, Hugh Jackman's Laughing Man Coffee, Boston, is making every cup (and smile) count by encouraging fans to smile to make a difference. For every smiling selfie shared using the Laughing Man Coffee filter on Instagram Stories on Dec. 3, $1 will be donated toward the Laughing Man Foundation, up to $100,000.
Central Perk Coffee and Tea products commemorates shows 25th anniversary
July 23, 2019
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Los Angeles, has partnered with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the TV series “Friends.” To commemorate the milestone, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf collaborated with Warner Bros. to create special-edition Central Perk Coffee and Central Perk Tea products, named after the show's legendary coffee shop. The Friends-inspired coffee products now are available for purchase online and will be available in retail stores starting July 31 through the end of summer.
Duo Luke Schneider and Mark Williams created Fire Dept. Coffee, a fresh and flavorful coffee company. The Last Drop Distillers released their 14th iteration. Brew Dr. Kombucha permanently released Strawberry Basil flavor in 12-ounce cans.
Beverage Industry’s October issue spotlights leaders throughout the beverage market and how they are steering their company’s throughout the pandemic. Also in this issue is an update on the bottled water market and it continues to post strong volume gains, how natural and organic retailers are combating broader competition, the ingredient solutions available for next-generation performance beverages, and much more!