January 19, 2024

How do wholesale coffee capsules work?

Wholesale coffee capsules have seen a meteoric rise in popularity over the last few years. They can be used to brew high-quality espresso-style coffee quickly – making them a perfect fit for most hospitality businesses. However, the terminology around pods and capsules can be confusing. As we’ve mentioned before, capsules are different from coffee pods in several ways. The m...
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January 05, 2024

Five reasons to start sourcing private label coffee capsules

Private label coffee capsules are manufactured by a third-party supplier – like Metropolis – and sold under another company’s brand or label.  If you’re looking to start offering capsules but don’t have the infrastructure to do so, private label coffee capsules are the perfect solution. They eliminate the need to invest in infrastructure, expertise, or equipment. This makes ...
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December 22, 2023

Why do we nitrogen-flush our private label coffee capsules?

We know that the fresher coffee is, the better it tastes. But keeping coffee fresh isn’t always simple – there are several factors that cause it to lose its desirable traits.  This is true for any form of coffee – including the grounds inside private label coffee capsules. If you maximize the freshness of the coffee inside, you preserve its original flavor and aroma characte...
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December 15, 2023

How to choose the right blend when co-packing coffee capsules

Co-packing (sometimes known as contract packing) is when a company outsources the packaging of one or more products. It is used extensively across a range of industries – including the coffee sector. Many different coffee products can be co-packed, including espresso capsules. Co-packing gives roasters the ability to sell coffee capsules without requiring the infrastructure ...
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December 11, 2023

Do wholesale coffee capsules expire?

Roasted coffee is volatile. This means that it changes over time. Over a long enough timeframe, it will lose its more vibrant and subtle flavor notes, resulting in a stale, flat cup profile. This is why maintaining freshness is so important. However, this problem only gets worse when coffee is ground. When you grind coffee, its surface area increases exponentially, exposing ...
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December 01, 2023

What are private label coffee capsules?

Private label coffee capsules (sometimes known as white label coffee capsules) are manufactured by a third-party supplier but sold or offered under another company’s brand name.  Working with a private label partner provides one major benefit. It allows businesses to benefit from the demand for coffee capsules without the challenge of manufacturing them independently. At Met...
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