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Pods vs. K-Cups
I grew up in a different state than I live in now, so I find it amusing that my daughter and I have different names for different things sometimes. She calls it a “bubbler” and I call it a water fountain. I have an idea, but she has an “i-d-er” (yes, Boston) and lastly, I ask for sprinkles on my ice cream and she asks for “jimmies”.
We’re reaching more people around the country and this has caused and increase in support tickets lately from customers telling us they bought the wrong product ordering pods but really meant to order k-cups. No matter what region you live in and what you’ve been accustomed to calling your favorite coffee product, save yourself the hassle of returns and take care you order the right product!
In the Ethiopian highlands, where the legend of Kaldi, the goatherd, originated, coffee trees grow today as they have for centuries. Though we will never know with certainty, there probably is some truth to the Kaldi legend.
It is said that he discovered coffee after noticing that his goats, upon eating berries from a certain tree, became so spirited that they did not want to sleep at night.
Kaldi dutifully reported his findings to the abbot of the local monastery who made a drink with the berries and discovered that it kept him alert for the long hours of evening prayer. Soon the abbot had shared his discovery with the other monks at the monastery, and ever so slowly knowledge of the energizing effects of the berries began to spread. As word moved east and coffee reached the Arabian peninsula, it began a journey which would spread its reputation across the globe.
Today coffee is grown in a multitude of countries around the world. Whether it is Asia or Africa, Central or South America, the islands of the Caribbean or Pacific, all can trace their heritage to the trees in the ancient coffee forests on the Ethiopian plateau. (source: National Coffee Association USA)