Dunkin’ Donuts Testing Single-cup Coffee

QSR Web reports that Dunkin’ Donuts has long been a morning staple for its coffee as much as for its famous Munchkins. Consumers may soon be able to enjoy that distinguished java at home. A handful of markets are currently testing “Dunkin’ One Cup” single-cup packaged coffee that can be brewed with most equipment.

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Singular pursuit: Dunkin’ Donuts tests expansion in home market

Katie Johnston Chase reports in The Boston Globe that earlier this week in a limited number of local stores, the Canton-based company started selling Dunkin’ One Cup, individual packets of coffee used in single-cup home brewers. “It’s a great way to get more people drinking more Dunkin’ coffee,’’ said Karen Raskopf, senior vice president of communications at Dunkin’ Donuts, who declined to say which or how many stores are participating in the test.

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Is Green Mountain Winning the Coffee Wars?

Jake Lynch writes at TheStreet.com/Globe and Mail: Remember when Starbucks drinkers were elitists, Dunkin’ Donuts adherents feared non-English languages and McDonald’s coffee became coff-“ay”? Thankfully, the coffee wars are over, but who won?

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JM Smucker Q3 beats Street, signs Green Mountain deal

Rueters reports that J.M. Smucker Co (SJM.N) posted higher-than-expected quarterly earnings as its Folgers coffee business continued to drive improved results, and the company signed a deal to sell coffee packs for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc’s (GMCR.O) brewers.

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Green Mountain Has More Upside Brewing

The real story in coffee recently has been in the single-cup coffee market — a market where Starbucks hasn’t been able to make meaningful inroads. The dominant company here is Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. “K-cups,” which contain a filter and a single serving of coffee, are used in Green Mountain’s fast-selling Keurig coffee brewers, a brand it acquired in 2006.

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