What Were The Top Ten K-Cups of 2011?

We sold millions of K-Cups in 2011, from brands including Bigelow, Cafe Escapes, Caribou Coffee, Celestial Seasonings, Coffee People, Diedrich, Gloria Jean’s, Green Mountain, Timothy’s, Tully’s, Twinings, and Wolfgang Puck.     Our K-Cup sales breakdown came to 85.1% coffee, 12.4% tea, and 2.5% indulgence drinks. Below are the top selling K-Cups of the year:… Read more »

November 2011 Employee of the Month

Congratulations Tony, CDC’s November 2011 Employee of the Month! Tony is a ten-year veteran at CDC. Originally a route driver, Tony has successfully transitioned over to our repair department as a field technician.     Known for his outgoing personality, Tony is loved by customers and co-workers alike. Not only will he fix your coffee… Read more »

How To Read Soda Sell-By Dates

We sell entire trailer loads of soda (by the case) each week. Given this high rate of turnover, we rarely have issues with product going out of date in our warehouse (the occasional exception being specialty products that are in lower demand, particularly diet products in bottles, which carry a much shorter life span than… Read more »

Some Green Mountain Coffees Discontinued

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters is known for offering a diverse selection of coffee blends, in a wide range of package sizes. That is still the case, but Green Mountain has recently decided to discontinue a small percentage of its product line. Most are already out of stock, but a few are still available, while our… Read more »

Fuel Surcharge Update

Our fuel surcharge policy ties our per-invoice fuel surcharge to our average fuel cost. With gas prices creeping back up, our fuel surcharge has been bumped back up from $1.75 to $2.00 per invoice.     The most recent PADD Data for the New England region, dated 11/21/11, reports an average gas price of $3.467/gallon… Read more »

October 2011 Employee of the Month

Congratulations Michelle, CDC’s October 2011 Employee of the Month! Michelle is five years into her second stint of employment with CDC. As a sales support administrator, she assists our sales people with every aspect of new account set-up.     Michelle also has a graphic arts background, which she puts to use to generate custom… Read more »

Green Mountain Holiday Seasonal Coffees

Green Mountain Gingerbread and Spicy Eggnog are now in stock! These new seasonal coffees replace Autumn’s Seasonal Pumpkin Spice, of which we only have approximately one week’s supply remaining. Gingerbread is available in both 2.2 ounce fractional packs (X348) and K-Cups (GMKGING). The flavors and aroma of fresh-baked, warm gingerbread.     Spicy Eggnog is… Read more »

Green Mountain K-Cup Variety Packs

Which K-Cups come in Green Mountain Variety Sampler packs? In addition to their wide array of coffees and teas sold by the box and case, Green Mountain offers a number of variety sampler packs — 22-count boxes of mixed K-Cups. 4 sample boxes make up a case of 88 drinks: Green Mountain Regular Coffee Variety… Read more »

September 2011 Employee of the Month

Congratulations Armando, CDC’s September 2011 Employee of the Month!     Armando is the driver for CDC’s Route 9, making deliveries in downtown Manhattan. With one helper, he handles one of our busiest routes, and some of our biggest financial services customers. Armando has been with CDC since 1999, and is very popular with his… Read more »

Fuel Surcharge Reduced!

Our fuel surcharge policy is to share both the ups and the downs of the energy market with our customers. With gas prices falling lately, we are pleased to announced that we have lowered our per-invoice fuel surcharge from $2.00 to $1.75. The most recent PADD Data for the New England region, dated 10/10/11, reports… Read more »

Now Selling Bustelo and Moka d’Oro Espresso Coffee

Coffee Distributing Corp. is now a distributor of Bustelo and Moka d’Oro! We are excited to add these two premium espresso brands to our wide array of offerings.   New Bustelo and Moka D’Oro Espresso Coffee   New products we are now selling include: Whether you are interested in Bustelo, Moka d’Oro, or any of… Read more »

Hablamos Espanol

We’ve recorded a new phone greeting, so that starting today when you call in to CDC, you are given the option to continue in Spanish by dialing extension 177. We have Spanish speakers in our order taking, service repair, and HR departments ready to assist you! If you know the extension of the individual you… Read more »

CDC At The JFK Airport Chamber of Commerce Expo

We participate in a ton of shows and events, using every opportunity to network with our customers and show off our range of products and services. Here’s a shot from last week’s annual JFK Airport Chamber of Commerce Expo:   Chamber of Commerce Show JFK Airport   Coffee Distributing Corp.’s table included (from left to… Read more »

August 2011 Employee of the Month

Congratulations Claudia, CDC’s August 2001 Employee of the Month!     Claudia joined CDC in April 2007. As a key member of our Inside Sales Support department, she is part of the team responsible for all new account setup, interfacing between our outside sales reps and our computer system, service department, and warehouse to get… Read more »

How Do Flavia Single Cup Brewers Work?

The Flavia brewer is our most popular single-cup office coffee solution — for quality, on-demand coffee, customized to each user’s taste, with no waste or clean-up. It is important to note that this is NOT instant coffee, but real, fresh brewed coffee, one cup at a time. So how does it work?   Flavia Filterpack… Read more »