CLEVELANDGaneden Biotech and Copper Moon Coffee launched French Vanilla Cappuccino Insta-Kups to give consumers their daily probiotics through single-serve coffee brewers that accept K-Cup® portion packs. Copper Moons French Vanilla Cappuccino Insta-KupsTM contain GanedenBC30 (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086), making them the first probiotics to be incorporated into K-Cup® technology.
The composition of GanedenBC30 allows food and beverage manufacturers the freedom to create innovative probiotic products that would otherwise be impossible," said Michael Bush, senior vice president of Ganeden Biotech. It is the first product utilizing K-Cup® technology to contain a probiotic, and we are excited that GanedenBC30 can be a part of such an exciting advancement within this booming industry."
According to the National Coffee Associations National Coffee Drinking Trends market research study, the single-cup brewing format continues to grow. In 2013, it was reported that 83% of the U.S. adult population drinks coffee, and 13% of the U.S population reported past day consumption (up from 4% in 2010). Packaged Facts estimates that overall retail single-cup coffee sales in the United States will reach a projected $5 billion by 2016.
Copper Moons French Vanilla Cappuccino is packed with vitamins and minerals, as well as GanedenBC30 to support digestive and immune health.
Were very excited to introduce this innovation in functional hot beverages," said Copper Moon CEO Brad Gutwein. "This is the worlds first probiotic-enriched French Vanilla Cappuccino for single cup brewers. Consumers with a single-cup brewer will now be able to brew our new French Vanilla Cappuccino with the added digestive and immune support of GanedenBC30."