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Global Coffee Review

When coffee capsule technology was first introduced in the United States, few could have anticipated the impressive impact those little pods would eventually have on the coffee industry.

Dan Ephraim, President of Modern Process Equipment (MPE), remembers when one of his clients first patented the technology over 15 years ago. With coffee pods (also known as soft pods or pads) – the predecessor to the capsule – never quite taking off in the United States, he says the commercial potential seemed limited in a market not accustomed to single-serve.

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