KANSAS CITY — Coffee and creamer innovation is brewing in the CPG space.
Danone SA is debuting Silk dairy-free oat creamer in a maple brown sugar flavor for fall.
The global coffee alliance between Nestle SA and Starbucks has produced two new retail pumpkin spice products: Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Non-Dairy Creamer and Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew Concentrate.
Community Coffee Co. is rolling out Espresso + Cream ready-to-drink beverages. Made with 100% Arabica coffee beans, the drink combines espresso with milk, sugar and cream.
Super Coffee is launching a limited-edition fall line of maple pumpkin flavored ready-to-drink coffee, coffee pods and plant-based creamer.
Verve Coffee Roasters is rolling out Larrea Blend, a new seasonal coffee blend named after the larrea bush native to California and Mexico. The coffee combines coffee beans from Indonesia and Ethiopia and has notes of rosemary, Asian pear and lime, Verve said.
Tony’s Coffee Brew Bags are new single-serve, nitrogen-flushed, ready-to-brew certified organic and fair trade coffee. The bags simply require steeping in hot water for 4 to 6 minutes. The tea bag-inspired offerings come in two blends: 50th Anniversary Blend, which is a citrusy light-medium roast, and Upland, a chocolatey medium roast.
“Customers increasingly want coffee that is both sustainable and convenient, without sacrificing flavor,” said David Yake, director of sales and sustainability at Tony’s Coffee. “While I love tinkering with different brewing gear, I also appreciate an easy, satisfying cup of coffee while camping or on a road trip. People will love the simplicity of our Brew Bags, plus they are eco-friendly.”
Berres Brothers Coffee Roasters is unveiling four limited-edition coffee flavors for fall: Sea Salt Toffee Crunch; Pumpkin Caramel; Doe Eyes, which combines Southern Pecan Cream and Highlander Grogg flavors with a taste of butterscotch and a hint of nuts; and Rack Attack, which blends Berres Brother’s De-foginator and House Blend and features notes of caramel and chocolate.
“We wanted these flavors to encompass all the activities synonymous with fall — from hunting, to pumpkin carving, to getting cozy around a fireplace,” said Pete Berres, owner and founder of Berres Brothers.
Blume’s new Pumpkin Spice Blend — designed to be added to coffee and espresso — is an organic combination of pumpkin, cinnamon, maple sugar, ginger root, nutmeg, cloves and cardamom.