Skip to comments.Starbucks: The next battle in the coffee war
Posted on 03/09/2012 1:24:23 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_BeachEdited on 03/09/2012 3:29:36 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — First, the battle was selling customers on the idea that they really cared about what kind of coffee they were drinking.
Then, get them hooked on a brand, or even a type of drink. People suddenly had a strong opinion about whether they were getting a latte instead of a cappuccino.
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I like really strong-tasting coffee, but I need to limit my caffeine intake. For years, I have bought Starbucks Caffe Verona decaf; and when that was out of stock, House Blend decaf. Starbucks has discontinued both. They are as dead to me now.
See the website for any implied links in the body of the above article...marketwatch absolutely wants your click....
The next leap-frog is an iPhone that can subliminally stimulate your ear with the iCaffeine ring-tone equivalent to a double - whateverthehellthoseposerscalltheir drinks.
Good grief just get Pike decaff or a decaff Americano.
Had my own Expresso machine for awhile...but finally had to give all that up.
Bit I have (Christmas gift from son) ...a Mr Coffee K-Cup machine that helps me limit my intake....but i miss the latte taste.
Mr Daughter gave me an embossed mug to keep it warm....
It was a week before anyone noticed that I was drinking decaf tea.
Man, I have $50+ bux on a Starbuxx gift card. Can’t bring myself to use it. *ptui*
But the Verismo® system is something new it will use convenient, no-mess espresso and milk pods to let you enjoy lattes.
Save it for a down payment on the new machine.....
It is easily to use, clean and wow!
Mail it to me. I’ll take care of it for you.
I’m talking about buying bags of beans at the stores. I’ve never seen the two you mentioned.
Starbucks coffee tastes like crap. Will never use a product by Starbucks even if it becomes the only coffee product or maker in the world. Bunch of queer bastards.
You wont believe this but I am using vintage clear corning glass perolators with 8oclock coffee and it is GOOD!
I love Starbucks also but unfortunately where I live there is nothing but Dunkin which tastes like hot water to me so I have espresso like coffee in am. and I’m good to go....
If the Globe is cooling.....we need good coffee.
I lile really strong flavor from dark roasted beans which I grind with a mill. Since Starbucks discontinued Decaf Verona, I have switched to Cost Plus World Market Italian roast. I can get a pound and a half of their beans for less than a pound of StarSucks. I just have to drive out of my way and stock up.
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