Flavia Customers: We Recommend Split Drawers

A typical Mars Drinks merchandiser has 18 drawers. However, there are 18 Alterra coffees, 9 Bright Teas, and 3 indulgent drink offerings to choose from — a total of up to 30 options. Are you forced to limit yourself to just 18 selections? Of course not! In fact, you could easily offer all 30 drinks,… Read more »

Check Us Out At Tanger Mall In Riverhead!

Sales Representative Bob Lewent snapped these photos at the opening of one of our newest customers, Grand Cafe Express at Tanger Mall in Riverhead, Long Island. Most of our customers are offices, but this is an example of a “wholesale” location — a coffee and snack bar that brews coffee for re-sale.     Nearly… Read more »

Commodities, Including Coffee, Remain High

Here’s another look at coffee prices, which seem to be going nowhere but up lately. As shown in the below chart, raw coffee prices are up by over 67% in the past 12 months, with much of the increase coming in the last 6 months or so.     If the market doesn’t turn soon,… Read more »

Another Satisfied Customer!

One of our valued customers has given us permission to publish this letter as a testimonial. They’re fans of Green Mountain K-Cup coffee, and also utilize CDC for full service snack and soda vending.     Account Representative Glenn Khoury is based in New Jersey, but handles accounts on both sides of the Hudson. He… Read more »

Green Mountain Winter Seasonal Coffees

Green Mountain’s Winter season, which runs from January 3rd through March 18th, is upon us! This Winter, Green Mountain brings back two popular coffees: Golden French Toast and Wicked Winter Blend. Both are now in stock!     Golden French Toast (flavored coffee) is available in 50/2.2 oz (X139), 10 oz ground (GMGFT10G), and K-Cups… Read more »

December 2010 Employee Of The Month

Congratulations to Edgar, CDC’s December 2010 Employee of the Month!     Edgar has now been with CDC for over six years. His work day starts at the crack of dawn, operating a forklift to help load our trucks in the morning and get our delivery route drivers on their way. The remainder of his… Read more »

Bright Tea Chai Spice Replaces Flavia Exotic Chai

Introducing Chai Spice from The Bright Tea Company (Order Now: code BTCHAI) for Flavia’s single-cup coffee brewing system.     The original Flavia Exotic Chai Tea has been discontinued by Mars Drinks, and officially sold out earlier this week. The Bright Tea Company’s replacement — Chai Spice — is much improved. Give it a try!… Read more »

Estate Select: Same Great Coffee, New Packaging

Just as we’ve done with our private label pod coffee, we are rolling out new artwork for our Estate Select Colombian Supremo ground fractional packs. The coffee is exactly the same — ground from the same beans, roasted at the same local facility, and filled from the same hoppers. We decided that this new film… Read more »

Now Featuring Wolfgang Puck K-Cups!

We’ve refreshed our www.cdccoffee.com homepage for the month of January — now featuring Wolfgang Puck K-Cups!     We’re running a promotion on this new line of K-Cups — not just for January, but for all of 2011. Guaranteed for the next 12 months, we will sell you Wolfgang Puck K-Cups, in place of whatever… Read more »

Biodegradable Eco-Friendly Water Bottles!

Did you know that in addition to carrying the well-known water brands — such as Aquafina, Dasani, Evian, Fiji, Perrier, Poland Spring and more — Coffee Distributing Corp. also offers a 100% biodegradable option? We already sell approximately 50 cases per week of this new, eco-friendly product line, and it’s growing fast! Not sure what… Read more »

How Do You Read Flavia Expiration Dates?

Alterra Coffee and Bright Tea packets carry long shelf lives of eight months to a year, and as the largest distributor in our area, we turn over our inventory in about a week. Still, thanks to the confusing expiration date code, we sometimes get asked if we are selling outdated or expired product. Here’s how… Read more »

Bright Tea White With Orange Replaces Flavia

Introducing White Tea With Orange from The Bright Tea Company (Order Now: code BTWTO) for the Flavia single-cup coffee brewer!     Flavia White Tea with Orange has been discontinued by the manufacturer, and officially sold out last week. Mars Drinks’ Bright Tea Company has a replacement — their new White Tea with Orange. Click… Read more »

Coffee Distributing Corp. Now Using Green Solar Energy!

Back on December 13th, we announced that we were in the midst of installing solar panels on our two New York warehouse roofs.     Well, we’re very pleased to announce that the installation has been completed — just in time to beat the biggest snow storm in recent memory! If the sun ever comes… Read more »

Alterra Kenya Replaces Flavia Kenya Coffee

Introducing Alterra Kenya coffee for the Flavia single-cup system!     We sold out of Flavia Kenya last week, and it has been discontinued by the manufacturer. Alterra Kenya is the direct replacement. Kenya is one of two coffees that fit under Alterra’s “Medium and Bright” category. The other “Medium & Bright” coffee is Alterra’s… Read more »