Single-serve coffee is surging in popularity. What was once a niche in the coffee business has become an important segment not only in retail, but in foodservice. Some restaurants are finding new ways to present single serve coffee to satisfy a growing audience of coffee-loving consumers.
According to the Chicago-based research firm Mintel, the single-cup coffee market has expanded from $103 million in 2007 to an estimated nearly $1.8 billion in 2012. “In a way, single-cup coffe