More than 1,000 U.S. Stores Carry Unique RealCupTM Capsules, Compatible with K-Cup® Brewers*
MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 8, 2013 /CNW/ - RealCup™ single serve capsules are now available in more than 1,000 Office Depot retail outlets across the United States and on-line through officedepot.com, giving businesses and consumers alike greater access to the single serve capsule brand with the unique, patented filter design.
Four brands in the RealCup™ portfolio are available through Office Depot, including the popular Martinson® coffee brand, single origin Brown Gold® coffee, premium Marley Coffee™ and Higgins & Burke™ specialty teas. RealCup™ capsules deliver a full flavour because they are optimized for brewing performance, so more of what you love about your favorite beverage flows into your cup.
"Office Depot is a strategic partner for the RealCup™ brand as we continue to expand our distribution in North America," said Jeffrey Zietlow, Director of Marketing for the RealCup™ brand. "Millions of people connect with Office Depot everyday through their stores and their extensive e-commerce websites. And the majority of those people are coffee and tea drinkers looking for a full-flavored beverage."
Office Depot is a global supplier of office products and services. Their retail outlets serve individual consumers, as well as small and medium-sized businesses with a wide variety of general office supplies. Single-serve capsules are the fastest growing format in the coffee and tea industries. Quality, convenience and freshness in every brewed cup make it a logical choice for businesses that want to provide their customers with a fresh cup of tea or coffee, and for individuals at home who enjoy the benefit of a custom-brewed cup at any time during the day.
Launched in August 2012, the growing popularity of RealCup™ as a single-serve capsule choice is driving rapid growth in production and the Company plans to expand the number of coffee and tea blends and flavors available in RealCup™ capsules in 2013.
RealCup™ is a new entrant in the single-serve capsule hot beverage market. RealCup™ capsules use a patented filter material to deliver a full-bodied beverage experience and are compatible with Keurig® K-Cup® single-serve brewers*. RealCup™ is a trademark of Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee, one of the largest coffee and tea manufacturers in North America. The Company combines state-of-the-art technology and new product innovation with its 100-year history of quality and service excellence to deliver an exceptional beverage experience in mainstream and specialty coffee, tea and complimentary beverages.
* RealCup™ is not affiliated with K-Cup® or Keurig Inc. K-Cup® and Keurig® are registered trademarks of Keurig Inc.
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