Keurig has been simplifying the morning routines of a large customer fans base for quite some time now. Keurig has climbed to the top of the coffee-brewing industry, and it is time to find out why. To fill you in, we have searched about found the 15 most surprising things that you didn’t know about this morning-magician company! Stay tuned for our part two article, coming soon with the top eight things that you didn’t know about Keurig!
Number Fifteen: You Can Use it to Make Oatmeal
You may have already explored all of the ways to use the hot water from your Keurig machine, but they are still pretty cool. Nature Valley started producing K-cup breakfasts with their line of oatmeal bistro cups in 2014, but honestly you can accomplish this with any of your favorite instant oatmeal packets and a cup.
Number Fourteen: Or Soup
Similarly, Campbell’s, Progresso, Heinz, and Kettle Kups have begun producing a line of soups able to be made with your personal coffee maker. Now your brewer can come in clutch at lunchtime, too!
Number Thirteen: Or Pasta and Rice
In addition, the water from your machine can make a quick addition to your dinner plate. Measure the hot water from your machine, and put in a cup with an equal portion of instant rice or noodles. Cover the cup, and let sit until it is cooked through. This can take a little more attention, however, and you may need to add a little extra water during the process.
Number Twelve: The Variety
Since its launch in 1998, the success of this brewing system has only grown with time. They proudly claim to have a mass number of 400 varieties of beverages and food products, offered through the company by over 60 diverse brands.
Number Eleven: The Keurig Store
Though most people remain unaware, the company actually maintains its own chain of stores in a handful of locations. The first store emerged in 2013 at the Burlington Mall in Massachusetts.
Number Ten: Coca Cola’s Stake
In 2014, The Coca Cola Company bought a 16% stake in the stocks of the brewing system’s parent company, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. This adds up to more than $1.5 billion, and helped to bring life to the company’s Keurig Kold line in 2015.
Number Nine: Going Green
In retrospect of the large amount of trash that the brewing machine was creating on a mass scale, the company decided to go green with its K-Mug pod in 2015. This unique, plastic pod brews travel-mug sized volumes of coffee, and is completely reusable. Stay tuned for our part two article, coming soon with the top eight things that you didn’t know about Keurig!