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For the Sake of your Health, Drink Coffee

According to a survey by the National Coffee Association, 64 percent of Americans drink a cup of coffee every day. That figure is up 2 percent from 2017. In the office setting, one of the first things an employee looks for is coffee. As one of the world’s most sought-after beverages, there are quite a […]

What’s in Your Pantry?

If you work in an office, chances are you have a breakroom or kitchen. No matter the number of employees, it’s important to have one. Today’s office kitchens have gone beyond a standard refrigerator, table and chairs. They have become creative spaces where employees can lounge, relax and mingle. One of the most important elements […]

Water Filtration – Healthy Water, Healthy You

The best way to stay hydrated is through the consumption of good ol’ water. There is no healthier drink for giving our body what it needs to function optimally. Drinking enough water to stay properly hydrated means drinking a lot of water, so make sure the water you consume is pure and clean. The best […]

Company Team Building

Team building gets a bad rap. When practices are contrived or dated or insincere, they fall short. When done well, team building may be the best investment a company can make for its employees. The key to successful team building in your workplace is making sure your team-building efforts are aligned with your unique company […]

The Coffee Story: The Journey from Bean to Cup

The United States is enjoying its love affair with coffee and basking in a caffeinated glow, or buzz, so to speak! No longer are we willing to settle for a mediocre cup that was ground and brewed a while ago and has been sitting idle in a pot. It’s now all about the beauty of […]

Lovin’ Your Mug

Let’s be honest. Coffee aficionados love the bean, and with that passion comes a lot of emotion. It’s not just what you put in the cup, it’s the cup you put the coffee in that is also important. Everybody has a favorite. Keeping a favorite mug at work can add an extra layer of enjoyment […]

The Shortest Journey: Bean to Cup

Over 20 years ago, single-cup coffee brewers revolutionized our ability to make a nice cup of java in our kitchen and at work. The DeJong Duke Virtu series of bean-to-cup machines now bring barista-level, custom coffee drinks into your breakroom. Bean to cup – it’s the shortest journey to great coffee! Upping the Coffee Game […]

How Much Do Americans Love Their Coffee?

In the last couple of decades, a cup of coffee is no longer just a cup of coffee and it sure isn’t your momma’s coffee! Americans have taken to coffee and embraced it like residents in other countries that revere the bean, including the Scandinavians and Europeans in Germany, France and Italy. The United States, […]