New CDC Vans Are Born!

As we speak, the newest generation of CDC vans are being prepared for their debut. We are phasing in brand new, sleek, fuel-efficient Ford Transit Vans to replace the larger vans that have traditionally been used by our army of repair technicians. Once we finish equipping them with the famous Coffee Distributing Corp. decals, these… Read more »

What Were The Top Ten Mars Drinks of 2011?

Flavia single-cup brewers from Mars Drinks are our most popular office coffee solution. In 2011, coffee made up 69.9% of our Mars Drinks product sales, tea made up 21.9% of sales, and indulgence drinks made up 8.2% of sales. Below are our top sellers for the year:     2011 Top Ten Selling Mars Drinks… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Win $200 For One Photo!

The National Automatic Merchandising Association (of which we are a member) just gave away $200 for August, and will be giving away $200 more each month through March 2012, when they will award a grand prize of $5,000 in their “Vend.Love.Win.” contest!     This is a national contest, not a CDC contest, but we… Read more »

July 2011 Employee Of The Month

Congratulations Jacob, CDC’s July 2011 Employee of the Month!     In his fifth year with CDC, Jacob is our primary “late driver.” While most of our delivery trucks hit the road between 5:00 AM and 8:00 AM to beat traffic and secure prime parking, Jacob’s day starts around 11:00 AM. He handles the emergency… Read more »

How Are Our New Solar Panels Working?

Opening up the electricity bill each month isn’t supposed to be this much fun! Our new solar panels were installed just before the calendar turned to 2011, and with the snowy winter behind us and the summer sun shining bright, we are finally able to start quantifying the benefits. We are proud to report that… Read more »

June 2011 Employee of the Month

Congratulations Sandra, CDC’s June 2011 Employee of the Month!     Since joining CDC in 2006, Sandra has excelled in several roles: Customer Service Representative, Account Specialist, and Food Service Coordinator. She recently transitioned from a desk position to an outside role, as the Outside Customer Relations Representative for our Food Service Department. She is… Read more »

Safety First! CDC Trucks Have Back-Up Cameras

Little things can make a big difference. Not only do we try to make our trucks fun to look at (just ask the folks over at, but we are also committed to safety — both for our drivers and for those with whom we share the road.     That’s why, for several years… Read more »

May 2011 Employee of the Month

Congratulations Derlin — Coffee Distributing Corp.’s May 2011 Employee of the Month!     Derlin has been working at CDC for 4 years. He is a reliable, hard-working member of our warehouse night crew, laboring each night to make sure all of your orders are packed and ready for delivery the next morning. When most… Read more »

April 2011 Employee of the Month

Congratulations Cynthia, selected as CDC’s April 2011 Employee of the Month!     Cynthia has not quite reached her one-year anniversary with CDC, but she already stands out as a key member of our team. She assists the warehouse managers with checking in our drivers and dispatching our trucks in the morning. She is on… Read more »

CDC’s Green Mountain Program At Gulf Express

Gulf Express (a new Coffee Distributing Corp. customer) is a great example of how our wholesale consulting experts can help re-sale locations promote their coffee sales! In addition to providing a Bunn glass pot brewer, Newco airpot brewer, Quik Tea, and a variety of great Green Mountain coffees, we set up a wide range of… Read more »