What Are The Yellow and Blue Tassimo Discs For?

The Tassimo single-cup system is unique in that it is a barcode-based system. The machine reads the barcode to brew each drink according to its ideal specifications. This also prevents commercial product from being used in Tassimo’s home brewer models. You’ll notice an empty blue t-disc and an empty yellow t-disc come with your Tassimo… Read more »

CDCDeals.com Update! Save Money, Special Discounts!

Check out www.cdcdeals.com! Lots of new deals have just been posted. We’re offering discounts on overstocked items to free up space in our warehouse.     CDCDeals.com currently lists 81 different items at discounts of up to 50%! Products across a wide range of categories are discounted — including Glaceau Vitamin Water, Sprite, Snapple, V-8… Read more »

Flavia Coffee Meet and Greet at Old Navy

Sales Rep Bob Lewent sent in these photos from his recent “meet and greet” demo at Old Navy! We’re proud to do business with Old Navy, and we thank them for giving us the opportunity to re-introduce Flavia (now with Alterra coffee and Bright Tea) to representatives from their various stores and corporate offices.  … Read more »

January 2011 Employee Of The Month

Congratulations to Danny, CDC’s January 2011 Employee of the Month!     Danny is closing in on his four-year anniversary with CDC. As a field tech, he is part of our team that ensures that any customer with an equipment issue is visited by the next business day. Danny is also a key player with… Read more »

Is My Flavia Coffee Machine Kosher? Yes!

As per this Kosher Certificate, all Flavia single-cup brewers — including the C400, C200, S350, and SB100 — are kosher. Likewise, all of the Alterra coffee and Bright Tea filterpacks are kosher certified. However, it is important to note that the “indulgence” drinks — Dove Hot Chocolate, Cappuccino Swirl, and Milky Way Swirl — are… Read more »

Alterra French Roast Decaf Replaces Flavia

We’d like to officially introduce Alterra French Roast Decaf for the Flavia single-cup brew system! We have sold out of the old Flavia French Roast Decaf, which has been discontinued by the manufacturer. Alterra French Roast Decaf (Buy Now: code ALTFRD) is the direct replacement. French Roast Decaf is one of Alterra’s two decaf coffees… Read more »

How To Brew A Flavia Raspberry Truffle

In addition to the 17 Alterra Coffees and 10 Bright Teas, the Flavia system from Mars Drinks offers a wide array of two-pack drink possibilities. Cappuccino (Cappuccino Swirl packet plus a coffee packet) is the most popular two-pack drink option, but there are also more creative possibilities. Try a Raspberry Truffle! Brew a Hot Cocoa… Read more »

Get Energized For Legaltech NYC!

Check us out at Legaltech! There are still two days left to this huge trade show at the New York Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan, New York.     Coffee Distributing Corp. is the main coffee sponsor at this event, with a prominent booth. You can’t miss us! Stop by for a… Read more »

Our New Green Mountain Coffee Webpages

The latest “Partner Brand” featured on our website is Green Mountain Coffee Roasters!     This brand new section includes several webpages chock full of company and product information: Fair Trade Coffee Explained About Green Mountain / Company History Keurig Brewers / K-Cup Office Coffee Convenience Store Program (Wholesale) Product List & Descriptions: Green Mountain… Read more »

Brewing A Beautifully-Layered Flavia Cappuccino [VIDEO]

We used a C400 Titanium and a clear mug to demonstrate how quick and easy it is to brew a delicious, layered cappuccino using your Flavia single-cup brewer.     Choose the Cappuccino option on the LCD screen, and first insert a Cappuccino Swirl packet. Then when prompted, insert an Espresso Roast (or any other… Read more »

A Fair Fuel Surcharge Policy

We strongly believe that a fuel surcharge should not be a profit center, or a sneaky way to impose hidden costs on customers. Throughout most of our history, CDC did not even assess a fuel surcharge. A few years ago, when gas prices began escalating at a rate far exceeding inflation, we reluctantly decided to… Read more »

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 »