Is a Keurig the Right Choice for My Office’s Coffee System?

Q: Is a Keurig the Right Choice for My Office's Coffee System? A: Well, this can be looked at in several different ways and really depends on what your goals are. Is it more important to save money with office coffee supply? Do you want to supply your own coffee, or use a coffee service? Are you looking to appease a variety of tastes within the office? Installing a Keurig in … [Read more...]

The plastic that is used in K-Cups, is it safe?

Q: The plastic that is used in K-Cups, is it safe? A: When this question is asked, it's generally in reference to BPA (Bisphenol A) being present in the k-cups. To answer this question first, no there is no BPA in k-cups. Green Mountain uses a variety of different plastics in their k-cups. CoffeeDetective.Com was also posted this question, to which discovered: "1) The … [Read more...]

What are the differences between k-cups and coffee pods?

Q: What are the differences between k-cups and coffee pods? A: The differences are pretty vast, but the quality can be great with both. K-cups are (or were, patent expired) manufactured by a company called Keurig. Essentially, k-cups are a specially designed plastic container with ground beans and a filter inside. When placed in the brewer, it punctures the bottom and top of … [Read more...]

How fresh is the coffee in my K-Cup?

  Q: How fresh is the coffee in my K-Cup? A: It varies and all depends on when the company roasted and ground the coffee. However, the ground coffee is immediately sealed in as airtight a container as possible to promote as little oxygen contact as possible - giving you a fresh tasting cup every time. … [Read more...]

Can I Use Milk in My Keurig Brewer?

Q: Can I Use Milk in My Keurig Brewer? A: Don't do it! Here's the reason: The Keurig gets the water used to brew to boiling point, which is something you never want to do with milk because it causes it to curdle and creates a thick skin on top. This can create a blockage in your machine and cause it to not work properly, or not at all. Try only running half a cup of water … [Read more...]