Customers who purchased Keurig Green Mountain’s single-serving coffee pods in California over the past four years can sue the company in a class action that alleges Keurig misled them by falsely marketing the plastic pods as recyclable in most recycling facilities, a federal judge said on Monday.
It’s not easy to brew coffee fast, with care, and from scratch. The new Instant Pod coffee maker is built to do at least one of these things. It accepts coffee pods, which at least make coffee quick. Designed by the company that brought us the Instant Pot, Instant Brands, the Instant Pod also promises maximum convenience.
Last week, the company told investors that it’s affirming its plan to expand revenue by the low to mid single digits in fiscal 2020 and to grow diluted earnings per share by 13% to 15%. Management also held a conference call to discuss business continuity and its supply chains, given the rising demand for some of its products.
Come February, you’ll be able to pick up some seriously supercharged Starbucks. Available in K-Cup format—that’s Starbucks lingo for the little coffee pods that Keurig machines use—the brew will allegedly have double the caffeine as a standard Starbucks black coffee K-Cup.