There are so many things to consider before hiring a coffee service these days: Are their prices reasonable? Can I trust them? Will they deliver decent service? The competition is fierce, and everyone is trying to get into your wallet. Few are trying to make a home in your heart, earn your trust and deliver the quality of service they promised over the phone.

In the coffee industry, it’s sometimes difficult to judge a “good” service from a “bad” service. After all, most customers just want their beverage bar stocked and their machines running smoothly. But there are a lot of other factors that determine good from bad. For example, is the delivery on time? Did they note your current and future inventory needs? Are they considerate to your staff?

 

Before you decide which type of office coffee service you want to provide your hard working employees, you should consider the options available to you and which is the better fit.

K-Cups

The majoirty of people at home and in the office use k-cups for convience and It’s a plastic container with a small paper filter inside. Ground coffee is packed in the K-Cup and sealed air-tight with a combination plastic and foil lid. When the K-Cup is placed in a Keurig brewer, the brewer punctures both the foil lid and the bottom of the K-Cup and forces hot water under pressure through the K-Cup and into a mug.

The K-Cup is placed in a receptacle on the brewer. K-Cups have an outer ring or rim that stays dry during use, allowing for removal and disposal after use without getting the user’s hands wet or sticky. Most manually discarded pod machines require you to lift out the wet pod before your next brewing cycle. The pod is not really that wet nor is it too hot to handle. There may be an occasional drip of water from either one of the systems coffee device so be careful when discarding!

Whether you have an office of three people or 30, a single-serve coffee brewer can transform your office coffee experience. Keep everyone happy with a wide variety of coffee, tea and hot chocolate options. Investing in a single-serve brewer improves employee satisfaction and boosts collaboration.

Learn more about the other benefits single-serve coffee brewers provide:

 

The link between coffee and high energy is obvious; as caffeine seeps into the wirings of our mind and body, increasing heart rate and stimulating the nervous system, those quintessential, caffeinated bursts of energy are undeniable – and rather exciting! You go from trudging and whining to dancing and laughing. From hazy to laser-focused. From a zombie to a mad scientist. And while there is a much more complicated process going on in your brain, the simple explanation seems to be: coffee makes us happy.

Take a second and ask yourself what “coffee” has in common with:

Starting your day with a cup of coffee is a no brainer…

Caffeine affects your body in amazing ways, but most noticeably, it helps you feel awake and alert. For many people, this rush makes the day possible.

As we’re sure you know, not all coffees are brewed equally. Some are strong and bold, giving you a noticeable kick, while others taste weak leaving you feeling groggy and unsatisfied.

Although nearly two-thirds of adults in America drink at least one cup a day, consumers are often drinking closer to three cups on average. Chasing a buzz with cup after cup can be very bothersome. Brewing coffee with the best caffeine content lets you drink fewer cups while still getting that great morning buzz.

Dive into our Java Genius guide to:

  • Choosing the most caffeinated beans
  • Maximizing the flavor of the brew
  • Selecting the best brewing technique

Take a second and ask yourself what “coffee” has in common with:

  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Cheese

Time’s up!  They’re all common nouns describing many variants.

Think about it.

The words “beer,” “wine,” and “cheese,” represent classes of highly unique variations.  Each of these names represents collections of variants highlighting specific characteristics and attributes enthusiasts recognize.

Coffee is to people as gasoline is to automobiles. The fuel we use for a productive day is important to us. But for the majority of us, coffee isn’t just a means to an end. We love coffee, and we know the difference between your run-of-the-mill brew and the “good stuff.”

As consumers, we’ve become more and more picky about the coffee we drink. The majority of us are only willing to drink a high-quality brew, and want a number of options beyond black coffee.

So what does this mean for the companies selling the coffee?