Did you know that we have the Boston Tea Party to thank for our coffee culture? In 1773, when the new tax on tea was imposed, American colonists began drinking brewed coffee as a replacement, and thus the coffee trend began. See how this trend changed and developed in the 243 years since… Those earliest… Read more »
With Winter upon us, Green Mountain Golden French Toast is now available! “Enjoy the comforting flavors (and sensational aromas!) of warm, buttered French Toast.” Order now, why supplies last! Golden French Toast is sold in K-Cups (code GMKGFT) and 2.2 ounce fractional packs (code X139).
With gas prices continuing to plummet to multi-year lows, we are sharing the savings with our clients. Our per-invoice fuel surcharge is now just $0.25, the lowest it has been since our fuel surcharge policy was implemented. It wasn’t too long ago that reducing the fuel surcharge below $2.00 per invoice seemed like a big… Read more »
Congratulations to Arcadio – CDC’s December 2015 Employee of the Month! Arcadio, a Route Driver, is in his 10th year with CDC. Some clients on his route have recently reached out to us to express their gratitude for Arcadio’s professionalism and above-and-beyond service. Arcadio is a team player and a pleasure to work with.
With over 37 million filterpacks sold, Mars Drinks represents a major category for CDC. Here’s a look on how those sales break down by category and by SKU. Alterra coffee made up 67.4% of sales, with Bright Tea contributing 23.3%, Indulgence drinks 7.4%, Peet’s coffee 1.1%, and the new Barista Espresso filterpacks contributing 0.8%. … Read more »
Let’s look back at 2015 and analyze our top selling K-Cups. Once again, 87.9% of our K-Cup sales were coffee, while Tea accounted for only 10.8%, and Indulgence drinks 1.3%. Green Mountain continues to dominate as the top brand, with 65.3% of sales, though other brands are gaining market share. Starbucks ranked 2nd with 8.3%… Read more »
Introducing Seeds of Change Tomato Soup! It’s delicious, and only 50 calories! This product is exclusively for offices with Flavia single-cup brewers. That’s right: in addition to coffees, teas, cocoa, and cappuccino, you can now brew a hot cup of soup with your Flavia machine! And unlike some of its competitors, your Flavia… Read more »
Congratulations to Francisco, CDC’s November 2015 Employee of the Month! Francisco, a Driver’s Helper, is in his 3rd year with CDC.
Attention Flavia users – some changes are coming to the “Fabulous Froth” line of two-pack drinks. Fabulous Froth Mocha is being discontinued by the manufacturer. However, Fabulous Froth Original is back and better than ever – with a new name: Real Milk Froth. Reformulated for better taste, use Real Milk Froth Powder in combination with… Read more »
Congratulations to Eddy – CDC’s October 2015 Employee of the Month! Eddy, who just completed his first year with CDC, recently transitioned from Driver Helper to Pantry Attendant. In his new role, Eddy spends all of his time at one of our largest and most demanding clients providing pantry service. He is already earning rave… Read more »
The Holiday season is perhaps the most popular, as far as Green Mountain’s seasonal coffees are concerned. Three different holiday coffees are available, all for a limited time! Green Mountain Gingerbread is available in K-Cups (code: GMKGING) and 2.2-ounce fractional packs (X348). Green Mountain Holiday Blend is available in K-Cups (code: GMKHOL). Green… Read more »
Good news for K-Cup lovers! We are reducing our sell price on Swiss Miss K-Cups (code KSMC). We are now pricing Swiss Miss K-Cups the same as the Café Escapes line of cocoas. With Green Mountain’s Café Escapes production currently disrupted, try Swiss Miss as a replacement. Packed 24 per box, 96 per… Read more »
Congratulations to Juan – CDC’s Employee of the Month for September 2015! Juan, a route driver, is in his 6th year with CDC. He has an enthusiastic and charismatic personality, which our customers love (we know because they keep telling us!). Equally so, CDC management appreciates Juan’s reliability and willingness to help out… Read more »
Alterra Donut Shop Blend has become one of Mars Drinks’ more popular offerings since its 2013 debut. But many clients, especially in our New York market, have a taste for something darker. Introducing Alterra Donut Shop Dark! The latest “dark and intense” coffee exclusively for the Flavia single-cup brewer. Order now using code ALTDSD. Donut… Read more »
Technically, New York City instituted a ban on the sale of foam cups, plates, bowls, and containers in July – although we have been in the midst of a six-month grace period with no enforcement. Now, a judge has thrown out the ban entirely. New York Times: Judge Strikes Down New York City’s Ban on… Read more »