Single-cup coffee with a sustainable twist
The way consumers are drinking coffee today — one cup at a time instead of brewing an entire pot — has been evolving as new applications and equipment have been introduced. The trend accelerated and became more complicated once many consumers started working from home because of the pandemic and craving barista-quality coffee.
For environmentally conscious consumers, one such complication was the plastic waste generated by conventional coffee pods. That created demand for such eco-conscious single-serve options like pour-over and tea-bag applications and an opportunity for NuZee Inc., Plano, Texas.