Read the CNET review: http://cnet.co/1O0hxBt The Keurig Kold home soft drinks system suffers from over priced pods, an unwieldy machine, and less than ...
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Keurig Is Now Selling a Pod Machine That Makes Cocktails But those upsides couldn't overcome the Kold's significant price disadvantages. The machine cost $299 and up, and the pods started at $3.99 for a pack of four, with each pod producing an 8-ounce beverage, smaller than a standard can, at least in the U [...]
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Keurig for cocktails: Drinkworks home bar rolls out, but it's hard to find While the Drinkworks home bar costs less than the Keurig Kold, consumers still need to buy individual pods, which adds to the price of at-home cocktails. A four-pack of cocktail pods costs $16 and a four-pack of beer pods is $10, according to CNET. [...]
Drinkworks Home Bar mixes up pod-based cocktails from AB InBev and Keurig Supposedly, the Home Bar has 2,000 recipes stored within its memory, but the pilot program will only launch with 24 available pods -- which include 15 cocktails, a cider from Stella Cidre, English beers from Bass and German-style beer from Becks [...]
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Keurig Wants to Be the Next "Keurig of Cocktails" The appliances are pricey, costing $299, or about the same price as a Keurig coffee maker. Although the pods are reasonable at $4 each, a cocktail machine isn't as much of a household essential as coffee, which may limit the Home Bar's appeal. Of [...]
And finally, the long awaited at-home carbonation system called Keurig Kold from Keurig Green Mountain has been launched. These machines will dispense products from The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), including Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite, and Fanta, and Dr Pepper Snapple (NYSE:DPS), including Dr Pepper and Canada Dry, in addition to six of Keurig’s own brands created exclusively for the Kold system. Considering the continually ailing sales of soft drinks in the U.S. (category...
In 1998, Keurig introduced a way to take a fairly simple task — brewing coffee at home — and make it even easier. The company’s single-serve coffee maker was a hit among individuals who didn’t want to take the time to dump grounds and water into a percolator or think in advance about how many cups of joe they might want to drink. Ever since then, established companies and start-ups alike have been trying to recapture the magic of making a ton of money off a device that is hardly necessary to...
You know a business has made it when it becomes an analogy by entrepreneurs to pitch new ideas in other categories. Soon after Keurig grew to over $4 billion, entrepreneurs were pitching themselves as the Keurig of smoothies, soups or even cannabis. Not all of them survived of course, which makes it important to use ideas like my 20/20/20 rule to pick an area with sustainable demand and to make sure you choose wisely to be cheaper, better or different to ensure success.What's amazing to...
Buy PhotoKeurig Green Mountain CEO Brian Kelley announces the launch of Keurig Kold in New York City in 2015.(Photo: DAN D'AMBROSIO/FREE PRESS FILE)Buy PhotoOn Monday evening, Keurig Green Mountain CEO Brian Kelley stepped onto a platform at Cedar Lake, a performance space on West 26th Street in New York City, and greeted a select audience of about 100 industry executives, bloggers and other influential people for the debut of Keurig Kold, the company's long-awaited cold beverage system.In...