McDonald's bagged coffee will soon be made available outside of the golden arches of the fast-food giant's retail locations. McDonald’s coffee, a favorite java blend and a popular choice for a go-to cup of Joe, will be sold as a bagged retail coffee, allowing us to forgo the morning drive-thru routine and brew up their roast in-house.
UPI reported today that the burger seller, which recently has been making a foray into a growing breakfast and specialty drink market, made the decision to offer ground and whole bean coffees on U.S. shelves after a successful roll out in Canada last year.
Well-known coffee houses like Starbucks, Tim Hortons and Dunkin Donuts have already made their coffees available at select non-franchise locations, and McDonald’s looks to keep pace with their own coffee, a well-liked brew for many.
“McDonald's will partner with Kraft to distribute the bagged coffee, though neither company provided details about which markets would see the rollout first,” says UPI.
McDonald’s was quiet about exactly when this would happen, but we can expect to see the coffee sometime next year. Additional details as to when the coffee will be released and the cost are forthcoming.
The McCafe packaged coffee started selling in Canada late last year, retailing for about $7 for a 12-ounce bag.