STONY BROOK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Stony Brook runs on Zamir. Zamir Miah, the overnight worker at the Dunkin’ Donuts on Route 25A in Stony Brook, had a personal policy of not accepting tips from students. An anonymous post on the Stony Brook Compliments Facebook page prompted students to come together to show their appreciation to…
Newsmax Health – Drinking several cups of coffee each day can help victims of Parkinson’s disease control their movements, according to an article published in the online medical journal Neurology. “Studies have shown that people who use caffeine are less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, but this is one of the first studies in humans…
Leslie Patton reports at BusinessWeek that – Sept. 16, 2012, is D Day — or at least K Day — for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. That’s when it will lose the main patents on K-Cups, the coffee pods that helped make Green Mountain the largest player in the $1 billion-plus U.S. single-serve coffee market.
Emily Bryson York reports at Breaking News Chicago that Dunkin’ Donuts and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters are hooking up to make Dunkin’s coffee available in K-cups for Keurig machines exclusively at Dunkin’ Donuts shops.
The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) announced today that it increased the list price for the majority of its coffee products sold in the United States, primarily consisting of items sold under the Folgers® and Dunkin’ Donuts® brand names. Prices will increase an average of 10 percent on impacted items.
Edvard Pettersson reports at Bloomberg that Kraft Foods Inc., the world’s second-largest food company, says it faces “irreparable harm” if Starbucks Corp. is allowed to terminate an agreement that allows it to distribute Starbucks products to grocery stores.
The Memphis Business Journal reports that a six-week pilot program completed by Starbucks Coffee Co., International Paper Co. and other partners shows that it is possible to recycle Starbucks’ coffee cups into new paper cups.