Are you one of the masses who treks to McDonald’s each morning to get a cup of their hot coffee? According to an Oct. 31 report on Christian Science Monitor, the fast food chain will soon be making their coffee available in stores as bagged products you can brew at home.
The Oak Brook, IL-based chain will be test selling its famous coffee in a both ground and whole-bean varieties. Shoppers will be able to find it at supermarkets and retail chains sometime in 2014. They will also be testing the sale of single-cup servings. The fast food powerhouse began selling 12 ounce bags of its coffee in Canada earlier this year for about $7 each.
McDonald’s will be competing with the likes of Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks who also sell packaged coffees through retail outlets. With the packaged coffee market charting at about $5.6 in sales annually, there is plenty of incentive to tackle the market.
Kraft Foods Group Inc. will work with McDonalds to distribute the coffee products. No word has been given on where the tests will occur or when.
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