Innovation in Single Serve Coffee

Wednesday, May 10 • 10:00am – 10:50am

Single serve continues to dominate the coffee category and we are seeing innovation beyond the traditional capsule. Consumers want convenience but are now seeking better taste, less waste and an overall more craft coffee house experience. Emerging brands with single serve pour overs, specialty instant, sustainable materials and bean to cup technology continue to enter the category allowing more options for the operators and consumers. In this session we will discuss challenges of quality, freshness, and sustainability in single serve and talk to disruptors working to deliver a specialty experience more aligned with the taste expectations and values of the modern coffee drinker.

  • Understand the size and scope of opportunities for specialty coffee in the marketplace.
  • Meet the needs of clients through innovative, new coffee service solutions.
  • Provide a foundation for setting a single serve strategy.