Mars Drink of the Month: Irish Kiss!

There truly are “no limits” to what you can brew with your Flavia! Mars Drinks’ latest e-blast promotes a creative 2-pack drink of the month: Iced Irish Kiss. Brew a filterpack of Bright Tea Select Green and a filterpack of Bright Tea White with Orange, over ice, and let us know what you think!  … Read more »

Alterra House Blend Replaces Flavia House Blend

We have now sold out of Flavia House Blend. We only have three of the original Flavia drinks remaining: Decaf Hazelnut, Decaf House Blend, and Raspberry Spark! Alterra House Blend (code: ALTHB) is the replacement for Flavia House Blend. It is one of Alterra’s “Light and Smooth” category coffees, along with Morning Roast and Costa… Read more »

Is Keurig K-Cup Coffee Kosher? Yes!

We’ve received a brand new certificate from Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, certifying that their coffees are kosher, under the supervision of the Kashruth Division of the Orthodox Union. Yes, K-Cups are Kosher — this certificate covers all of the GMCR brands — including Coffee People, Diedrich, Gloria Jean’s, Newman’s Own, Timothy’s, and Tully’s.    … Read more »

How Do Keurig’s K-Cups Work?

Keurig Brewers along with K-Cup coffees and teas have soared in popularity, both at home and in the office. But what is a K-Cup and how does it work? Your Keurig machine brews a hot cup of coffee in well under a minute, but it is NOT “instant coffee.” The K-Cup itself is a sealed… Read more »

Mars Drink Of The Month: Raspberry Over Ice!

For the start of Spring, Mars Drinks is promoting Raspberry Herbal as its featured drink of the month. Brew it over ice for a special treat! Raspberry Herbal is one of ten tea options for your Flavia single-cup brewer.     Don’t yet have a Flavia brewer in your office? Ask us about a free… Read more »

Two New Green Teas Replace Flavia Japanese Green

We have now sold out of Flavia Japanese Green tea. Only four of the original Flavia drinks remain in stock — the rest have been completely replaced by the new Alterra coffees and Bright Teas. The Bright Tea company offers three new Green Teas. Select Green Tea (code: BTGT) is the recommended replacement for Flavia… Read more »

How To Read Kellogg’s Expiration Date Codes

How do you interpret the expiration code on your Kellogg’s brand product? The key is to understand that the expiration date is presented in “MMDDY” format — the first two digits represent the month, the next two digits are the day of the month, and the final digit is the year.     Popular Kellogg’s… Read more »

5 Gallon Bottled Water With No-Spill Caps [VIDEO]

We don’t just provide coffee, snacks, and soda. Bottled water is a huge part of our business. We provide and service 5 gallon water coolers, and deliver over a thousand bottles of our premium Belle Montagne water each day.     Each 5 gallon bottle we deliver comes equipped with a no-spill cap. You never… Read more »

Our Most Popular CDC Deal: 16.9 oz Poland Spring!

One of our top selling products is Poland Spring 16.9 ounce water, packed 24 per case.     Because we move such a high volume through our warehouse, occasionally a small percentage of cases break open. We repack these bottles into new cases of 24 (in CDC boxes instead of the original Poland Spring packaging)… Read more »

Green Mountain Spring Seasonal Coffees Are Here!

Spring has arrived! March 21st through June 3rd is Green Mountain’s Spring season. This year, two seasonal coffees — Spring Revival Blend and Island Coconut — are back by popular demand! Both are now in stock.     Spring Revival Blend is available in 50/2.2 ounce frac packs (code: X94). Spring Revival® Blend offers sweet… Read more »

Lavazza Coffee Kosher? Yes! (Espresso Point & Blue, Too)

Lavazza coffee IS kosher, whether you buy it ground, whole bean, or in single serve cartridges. Both Lavazza Blue and Lavazza Espresso Point cartridges are kosher.     Lavazza Espresso Point kosher certificate Lavazza Blue kosher certificate Lavazza ground coffee and whole bean coffee kosher certificate     Check out out equipment pages to learn… Read more »

K-Cups: Switch To Wolfgang Puck, Save $1/Case!

Green Mountain’s suspension of its Fair Trade Organic line is starting to affect us. As of March 29th, we have officially sold out of Green Mountain Fair Trade Colombian K-Cups, our #3 selling K-Cup (behind Dark Magic and French Roast, if you’re curious). Green Mountain has halted production of Colombian K-Cups until May.    … Read more »

What Is Rainforest Alliance Certified Coffee?

The Rainforest Alliance is a non-profit organization (much like the well-known Fair Trade organization), that works with coffee farmers and other agricultural producers to conserve biodiversity and promote sustainability.     The Rainforest Alliance works directly with farmers to teach and encourage good land-use practices. Specifically, the Alliance requires the maintenance or restoration of a… Read more »

How To Read Mars Candy Expiration Codes

As a follow-up to our post explaining how to read expiration dates off of Nestle candy packaging, here is some information about Mars’ dating system. This information will be useful both to our vending customers — who purchase candy bars individually from our snack machines — and to our regular office customers, to whom we… Read more »

Green Mountain Suspends Fair Trade

Due to current coffee market conditions, Green Mountain temporarily suspends production of a few of its popular coffee lines — mostly Fair Trade Organic coffees. Production will resume in Mid-May when Green Mountain is able to replenish its supply of green coffee beans. We are not yet out of stock on all of these coffees,… Read more »