July 28, 2023

How long do coffee capsules stay fresh?

Coffee capsules are incredibly convenient and easy to use. This is why many businesses buy in bulk. Similarly, retail customers also stock up to ensure they never run out. Each coffee capsule contains between five and seven grams of pre-ground coffee on average. But given how susceptible pre-ground coffee is to losing its freshness, it's important to ask: how long do coffee ...
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July 21, 2023

How many times can you use a coffee pod?

Coffee pods and coffee capsules are single-serve coffee formats. They’re easy to use, simple to clean – and they brew coffee quickly. However, many people are unaware of how much coffee each capsule contains. As a result, some users might try to use them more than once in an attempt to extract more than one beverage from the capsule. In recent years, some third-party manufac...
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July 14, 2023

How much caffeine is in a coffee capsule?

Caffeine is a stimulant that we most commonly associate with coffee. And while it’s also found in tea, cacao, and other plants, for centuries, humans have been drinking coffee to keep themselves alert. Considering that more people are now drinking coffee with every passing year, it’s no surprise that caffeine is the world’s most widely consumed psychoactive substance. Typica...
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July 07, 2023

How can customized coffee capsules enhance the guest experience at a hotel?

Customer experience is everything for hotels. As a cornerstone of the hospitality industry, they have to focus on making every guest’s experience as enjoyable as possible. Many factors influence a guest’s experience at a hotel. And while most people might think of the room or the amenities available, for others, the finer touches – like the coffee – can make all the differen...
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June 30, 2023

Are coffee pods compatible with Nespresso machines?

Single-serve coffee has never been more popular. Thanks to the sustained success of coffee capsules and coffee pods, the National Coffee Association estimates that single-cup brewing machines have become 50% more popular in the last five years. Decades ago, Nespresso identified a huge gap in the at-home coffee market. Its answer was the Nespresso original line espresso capsu...
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June 16, 2023

Can commercially compostable coffee capsules be composted at home?

People love coffee capsules. They’re the go-to choice for millions of at-home coffee consumers and they’re also becoming increasingly popular with a range of businesses, including hotels, offices, and restaurants. With this degree of popularity, however, waste is understandably part of the conversation. In 2021, it was estimated that around 350,000 plastic coffee capsules en...
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