People are brewing coffee at home

Reuters: JM Smucker Q4 beats Street, raises 2010 profit view. Quote: Peanut-butter and jelly maker J.M. Smucker Co’s (SJM.N) fourth-quarter profit handily beat market expectations, helped by strength in its Folgers coffee business, and the company raised its 2010 profit outlook. “Our core business continues to produce solid results and the recently added coffee business’s […]

Coffee, espresso, coke and investing: I

The caffeine effect Which one has the most caffeine? A tall (12 fl oz, or 355 ml) brewed coffee, a tall latte with one shot of espresso (both at Starbucks), and a can (12 fl oz) classic Coca Cola? Your instant answer maybe the latte (espresso), but the correct answer is the brewed coffee. According […]

Coffee at McDonald and Starbucks

Call it gourmet coffee, premium coffee, or designer coffee, whichever way you want to call it. But I have seen the “Gourmet Coffee” bulletin board put up by McDonald to make fun of Starbucks’ price. I also noticed Starbucks is adding “drive through” windows and open new locations like crazy lately. All these, according to Todd Sullivan’s value […]