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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June 09, 2023

Are coffee capsules profitable?

  If you look around, it’s easy to see that coffee capsules are everywhere. And it’s not just coffee companies selling them either – every business from hotels to bars can now offer espresso capsules thanks to the rise of co-packing and private label options. But the prospect of selling your own capsules comes with a lot of questions. How much does it cost? What kind of equi...
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June 02, 2023

What are the biggest wholesale coffee capsule trends in 2023?

Coffee capsules have been a part of the industry for decades now and there's no denying how popular they are with customers around the world. But what about businesses? Well, in recent years, wholesale coffee capsules have become far more popular. Businesses from hotels and resorts to restaurants and bars are buying coffee capsules in greater volume than ever, and there’s mo...
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May 26, 2023

What's the difference between coffee pods and capsules?

Coffee pods and coffee capsules – so many people use these phrases interchangeably. And they share a lot of similarities: they’re both single-serve, similar in size and brewed using a purpose-built machine. But for the similarities, there are plenty of differences – and anybody looking to buy or brew either needs to understand just how different they are. At Metropolis, we m...
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