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 »
Alterra Donut Shop Dark Now Available!
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 »
Alterra Pumpkin Spice Is Back In Stock!
It is Pumpkin Spice season for our Flavia customers as well! Back by popular brand for its fourth year, Alterra Pumpkin Spice (ALTPS) is now available for order! As in previous years, Alterra Pumpkin Spice is being sold in 16-count self-merchandising kits that sit atop your merchandiser or countertop, so you don’t need to worry… Read more »
Introducing Flavia Iced Coffees And Teas
Just in time for Summer, Mars Drinks has unveiled a new addition to its growing seasonal category: Iced Drinks! Get All Three “Over Ice” Drinks In One Kit! These drinks are conveniently packed in a self-merchandising variety kit that sits atop your existing merchandiser — no need to eliminate an offering to add… Read more »
Price Reduction: Alterra Steel Horse Coffee
Exciting news for customers with Flavia Brewers — we are announcing a major price reduction on Alterra Steel Horse coffee, aligning the case price with the rest of the Alterra lineup! Steel Horse Packed 16 Per Box, 5 Boxes Per Case Steel Horse debuted in 2013 with much fanfare — but also some… Read more »
What Were 2013’s Top Selling Mars Drinks?
We sold over 41 million coffee, tea, and indulgence drink packets for the Flavia single-cup brew system in 2013! Coffees made up 69.1% of our Mars Drinks sales, teas made up 22.9% of sales, and indulgence drinks made up 8% of sales. Alterra Colombia remains by far the most popular option, accounting for 13.6% of… Read more »
Enjoy Pumpkin Spice Season While It Lasts
Both Alterra Pumpkin Spice and Green Mountain Pumpkin Spice are currently in stock, but be warned — the season only lasts for another month or so! Pumpkin Spice is by far our most popular seasonal coffee each and every year — 2013 is no exception! These coffees are flying out of our warehouse, and will… Read more »
Fabulous Froth Replaces Flavia Cappuccino Swirl
Starting with today’s orders, Alterra Fabulous Froth Original will replace Flavia Cappuccino Swirl on all orders. Flavia Cappuccino Swirl has been discontinued by Mars Drinks. Fabulous Froth Original works in the same manner as Cappuccino Swirl, as the first step in a “two-pack drink” option with your Flavia C400, Flavia C200, or Flavia… Read more »
New: Alterra Donut Shop Blend For Flavia
Attention, Flavia users! We are excited to introduce a brand new Alterra coffee that we expect to become an instant favorite: Donut Shop Blend! Grab a cup of this delightful coffee and enjoy the balanced notes of caramel, berry, and honey. A classic, reinterpreted! Order Donut Shop Blend using product code ALTDON. It is available… Read more »
Alterra Artisan Roast Is Back!
Alterra Artisan Roast is back! Our CEO’s favorite coffee out of Mars Drinks’ robust lineup of offerings! After an absence of well over a year, Artisan Roast has made its long-awaited return and is currently in stock and ready to ship! Artisan Roast, with a new and improved recipe, now fits into Alterra’s “Medium… Read more »
Video Demo: Flavia C150 How To Brew
The Flavia C150 is the newest single-cup coffee brewer from Mars Drinks. It brews the full range of Alterra Coffees, Bright Teas, and two-pack indulgence drinks, quickly and easily. Check out the below videos, courtesy of Mars Drinks, to see for yourself! UPDATE: In April, 2014, Mars drinks released an updated “How To Brew” video:… Read more »
What Were 2012’s Top Selling Mars Drinks?
In 2012, the Flavia single-cup brew system remained our most popular office coffee solution. Coffees made up 69.5% of our Mars Drinks sales, teas made of 22.7% of sales, and indulgence drinks made up 7.8% of sales. Alterra Colombia remained far-and-away our top seller. 2012 Top Ten Selling Alterra Coffees and Bright Teas… Read more »
New Seasonal Coffee: Alterra Gingerbread
The newest seasonal coffee for your Flavia single-cup coffee brewer is Alterra Gingerbread. Order now while limited supplies last, using code ALTGB. Just like Alterra’s first seasonal coffee, Pumpkin Spice, Gingerbread is sold in self-merchandising kits, so that you do not need to make a permanent change to your merchandiser for a temporary product. The… Read more »
Alterra Kenya Discontinued
Mars Drinks has discontinued production of Alterra Kenya coffee, and last night we sold out of our remaining supply. Of the entire line of Alterra Coffees and Bright Teas for the Flavia single-cup office coffee brewer, Kenya was our slowest seller. From the same “Medium and Bright” category, Alterra Ethiopia is the suggested replacement for… Read more »
Seasonal Alterra Pumpkin Spice Is Back!
The first seasonal coffee for the Flavia single-coffee system was such a hit last year that Mars Drinks has brought it back for a second second straight Fall season. Welcome back Alterra Pumpkin Spice! Since this limited-production seasonal coffee is so popular with our customers, CDC has reserved as much allocation as we could get… Read more »