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Keurig Commercial introduces new Touchless Brewing Technology

Market leader in single-serve office coffee, Keurig Commercial has recently announced the introduction of touchless brewing capabilities on its bean-to-cup coffee makers, specially designed for work environments.

United States. Understanding the need to ensure a healthy and hygienic environment, especially for the beverage ordering process at the self-service coffee machines, Keurig Commercial has unveiled touchless technology brewing capabilities on its bean-to-cup coffee makers. The new Keurig® Remote Brew app allows consumers to brew their favourite coffee or specialty beverages through their smartphones to ensure hygiene at the workplace. Keurig's first touchless brewing innovation complements the company's existing Safe Brewing Toolkit, designed to meet the evolving needs of coffee lovers, and support safe and hygienic coffee stations at the workplace. Other innovations in the Safe Brewing Toolkit includes floor decals for social distancing, brewer signage to support cleaning schedules, and coffee maker deep cleaning kits. The company will be introducing more such innovations in the future for a convenient coffee experience at the workplace.

The Remote Brew app is developed with a Bluetooth Kit that the customers can easily install on the Eccellenza Touch® and Eccellenza Momentum® bean-to-cup brewers. After successful installation of the Bluetooth kit, a QR code allows customers to interact with the coffee machine through their smart phone using the app. The touch-free technology enables consumers to select and customize beverages according to their choice and press brew without having any contact with the coffee maker itself.

Keurig coffee makers are devised to brew premium quality coffee while allowing easy cleaning and sanitization. The advanced technology of the coffee maker ensures untouched water and coffee delivery from start-to-finish during the brewing process.

Unveiling the latest innovation, Senior Vice President, Away-From-Home for Keurig Dr. Pepper said, "Coffee is a valued workplace amenity, and businesses are facing new challenges as they bring their employees back to the office and re-open breakrooms. While a lot has changed, we're committed to providing our office customers the comfort and normalcy of great coffee with safe and hygienic brewing solutions."

TechSci Research said, “As health and hygiene have become paramount after the world was hit with pandemic, coffee makers are innovating new technologies to reduce surface contact and touchless technology is a right step towards this direction. Also, with the increasing penetration of connected devices, it is imperative to not utilize the advanced technology for a convenient coffee experience. With the ease in restrictions and new technological advancements, the global coffee market growth is expected to grow at an exponential rate.”

According to TechSci Research on “India Coffee Capsule Market By Type (Open System, Closed System), By Material (Conventional Plastic, Bioplastics, Others (Fabric, etc.)), By Distribution Channel (Supermarket/Hypermarket, Specialty Store, Online Retail Store, Others), By Region, Forecast & Opportunities, 2026”, India coffee capsule market is expected to grow at a steady rate during the forecast period. The India coffee capsule market is driven by increasing coffee consumption, particularly among millennials and growing installation of coffee machines in hotels, restaurants, and office premises.  The ease-of-use of coffee capsule products and single-serve portions are leading to their increasing demand in Indian market. Additionally, market leaders are launching coffee capsules in recyclable and biodegradable packaging, which is fueling the market growth. Manufacturers are also launching new flavors and new & innovative formulations which are acting as a primary growth factor for India coffee capsule market. 

According to TechSci Research on, “Global Coffee Machines Market By Product Type (Drip/Filter Coffee Machines, Espresso Coffee Machines and Pod/Capsule Coffee Machines); By End User (Residential Vs. Commercial), By Region, By Company, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2024”, the global coffee machines market is forecast to cross $17 billion by 2024 owing to rising demand for smart kitchen appliances in households and expanding working class population base. Additionally, rising trend of social gatherings among millennials in cafés and restaurants, growing inclination towards technologically advanced appliances in hotels, restaurants and cafés coupled with rising demand for espresso coffee machines is expected to drive global coffee machines market in the coming years.

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