Top-Selling Mars Drinks of 2015

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 »

New To Flavia – Tomato Soup!

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 »

Introducing Mars Drinks Real Milk Froth

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 »

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 Season Is Here!

Alterra’s one and only seasonal coffee – Pumpkin Spice – is always a hit with our Flavia customers. And once supplies are sold out, all we can say is: “wait ‘til next year!” Order now using code: ALTPS. Alterra Pumpkin Spice is sold in self-merchandising kits, meant to sit atop your counter or Flavia Merchandiser… Read more »

Alterra Italian Roast To Replace Espresso Roast

Mars Drinks has re-named their Alterra Espresso Roast product to Alterra Italian Roast (new code: ALTIR). Over the next few days, we will run out of Espresso Roast product in our warehouse and begin shipping product with the new Italian Roast packaging. The product is exactly the same “Dark and Intense” coffee; this is just… Read more »

Enjoy Peet’s Coffee With Your Flavia Brewer!

Mars Drinks is bringing another big-name coffee brand to its Flavia single-cup brewer lineup. You can now order and brew Peet’s filterpacks! Three different Peet’s coffees are now available for use with your Flavia machine: Colombia Luminosa, described as “mild, sweetly aromatic, and smooth” (code: FPCL) Café Domingo, described as “smooth, balanced, and medium bodied”… Read more »

Top-Selling Mars Drinks of 2014

Yesterday we analyzed our 2014 K-Cup sales. Now it’s time to look at our other major single-cup category: Mars Drinks for Flavia brewers. Tea makes up a much stronger percentage of Mars Drinks sales, at 23.1%. Coffee still accounted for the bulk of the sales, at 69.1%, with Indulgence drinks contributing 7.8%.     The… Read more »

Mars Drinks and K-Cups On The Rise

Recently, both Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (producer of K-Cups) and Mars Drinks, Inc. (producer of Alterra Coffees and Bright Teas for the Flavia Beverage System) have announced general price increases.   Click here to read Keurig’s price increase announcement. Click here to read Mars Drinks’ price increase announcement. In response, we will implement the following… 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 »