Next Keurig Machine Will Only Work With Licensed K-Cups

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, looking to solidify its market share in home brewed coffee, has developed Keurig 2.0 brewers as the vehicle to do so.  Keurig 2.0 brewers, according to GMCR president and CEO Brian Kelley, will not work with K-cups produced by unlicensed manufacturers.  Speaking of the Keurig Brewing machine, GMCR opened its first…

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Taco Bell, Tim Hortons, Hardee’s and Keurig News

There is much to report on the growing list of Dunkin’ competitors as Hardee’s announced this week that they are returning to the northeast after a 20 year absence.  A 200 unit franchise agreement was announced with stores slated for the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut markets.  With their fresh biscuit platform, the St.…

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Starbucks steps up K-Cup competition with Dunkin’

Starbucks Corp. .. (Nasdaq: SBUX) said Tuesday that it will be selling single-serving K-Cups for the Keurig coffee machine in grocery stores in November, signaling a challenge to Dunkin’ Brands Inc. .. (Nasdaq: DNKN), which this month began selling K-Cups in Dunkin’ Donuts franchises only.

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Green Mountain Shares Surge on Cups of Keurig

The Boston Business Journal reports that shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (Nasdaq: GMCR) surged 15 percent Thursday morning after the company said sales at its Reading-based Keurig single-cup brewing business surged 89 percent in the fiscal first quarter.

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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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