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 »

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 »