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Date: 05 Jan 2007 04:40:16
From: daveb
Subject: Now here is a bad idea!
from the Calgary SUN:

"Starbucks, whose packaged drinks dominate the ket through a
partnership with PepsiCo, is high on the future of its newest iced
coffee offering.

--- The companies are also preparing to roll out a hot vending
machine, which will dispense cans of Starbucks coffee in recyclable
cans with insulated labels. ---"

HOT CANNED coffee! now there's a concept.
OMG.

and I went to a local Starbuck's yesterday. had a doppio macciato.
Impressions? Burnt AND bitter.

vile drek.

Dave
(thank you Intelligentsia)





 
Date: 05 Jan 2007 11:18:42
From: Omniryx@gmail.com
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!

daveb wrote:
> "Pocari Sweat? "
>
> Yummy!

Yeah, or fermented cuttlefish juice.



 
Date: 05 Jan 2007 10:02:02
From: daveb
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
"Pocari Sweat? "

Yummy!

dave

> >
> In Japan they've had vending machines that dispense hot coffee drinks in
> cans for years. Decades, actually. Just make sure your aim is good and
> you don't push the button for "Pocari Sweat" by mistake.
>
> Bob



  
Date: 05 Jan 2007 12:40:22
From: DougW
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
daveb wrote:
> "Pocari Sweat? "

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pocari_Sweat

> Yummy!

not rilly. But then again they have seaweed
flavored potato chips.

> dave
>
>>>
>> In Japan they've had vending machines that dispense hot coffee
>> drinks in cans for years. Decades, actually. Just make sure your
>> aim is good and you don't push the button for "Pocari Sweat" by
>> mistake.
>>
>> Bob





   
Date: 05 Jan 2007 14:48:50
From: Jack Denver
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
And none of that Cal Pis please.


"DougW" <post.replies@invalid.address > wrote in message
news:pYwnh.2540$oA1.378@newsfe19.lga...
> daveb wrote:
>> "Pocari Sweat? "
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pocari_Sweat
>
>> Yummy!
>
> not rilly. But then again they have seaweed
> flavored potato chips.
>
>> dave
>>
>>>>
>>> In Japan they've had vending machines that dispense hot coffee
>>> drinks in cans for years. Decades, actually. Just make sure your
>>> aim is good and you don't push the button for "Pocari Sweat" by
>>> mistake.
>>>
>>> Bob
>
>
>




 
Date: 05 Jan 2007 10:10:00
From: jim schulman
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
On 5 Jan 2007 04:40:16 -0800, "daveb" <davebobblane@gmail.com > wrote:

>HOT CANNED coffee! now there's a concept.
>OMG.

Wolfgang Puck tried to ket one last year, based on a WWII k ration
technology, but had problems with melting cans when the heating tab
was pulled. I think he got it off the shelves before there were any
molten hands.

There's enough of a ket for hot vended foods (soups, burritos,
etc), that I doubt self heating cans will be the answer. I'm guessing
vending machines with built in microwave ovens and standardised
packaging that works with it.


  
Date: 07 Jan 2007 16:21:44
From: hfw
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
And that Wolfgang Puck stuff tasted HORRIBLE. Even my DH, who will
eat/drink anything, made a face and threw it out.

--Heidi

jim schulman wrote:
> On 5 Jan 2007 04:40:16 -0800, "daveb" <davebobblane@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> HOT CANNED coffee! now there's a concept.
>> OMG.
>
> Wolfgang Puck tried to ket one last year, based on a WWII k ration
> technology, but had problems with melting cans when the heating tab
> was pulled. I think he got it off the shelves before there were any
> molten hands.
>


  
Date: 05 Jan 2007 14:53:44
From: Jack Denver
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
Microwaves are tough because you can't have any metal or foil in the
packaging. You also have to vent the package or pressure will build up and
you'd have to control the length of heating for each item or make everthing
in a size that would take the same amount of time to heat. And the customer
has to wait while the item heats- not conducive to impulse purchase or high
volume.


It's probably easier just to build an insulated cabinet and keep everything
inside hot with conventional heating elements.






"jim schulman" <jim_schulman@ameritech.net > wrote in message
news:fotsp293filh72415qlqrqvfv8kd78irmm@4ax.com...
> On 5 Jan 2007 04:40:16 -0800, "daveb" <davebobblane@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>HOT CANNED coffee! now there's a concept.
>>OMG.
>
> Wolfgang Puck tried to ket one last year, based on a WWII k ration
> technology, but had problems with melting cans when the heating tab
> was pulled. I think he got it off the shelves before there were any
> molten hands.
>
> There's enough of a ket for hot vended foods (soups, burritos,
> etc), that I doubt self heating cans will be the answer. I'm guessing
> vending machines with built in microwave ovens and standardised
> packaging that works with it.




 
Date: 05 Jan 2007 10:53:04
From: yetanotherBob
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
In article <1168000816.150144.269270@s80g2000cwa.googlegroups.com >,
davebobblane@gmail.com says...
> from the Calgary SUN:
>
> "Starbucks, whose packaged drinks dominate the ket through a
> partnership with PepsiCo, is high on the future of its newest iced
> coffee offering.
>
> --- The companies are also preparing to roll out a hot vending
> machine, which will dispense cans of Starbucks coffee in recyclable
> cans with insulated labels. ---"
>
> HOT CANNED coffee! now there's a concept.
> OMG.
>
> and I went to a local Starbuck's yesterday. had a doppio macciato.
> Impressions? Burnt AND bitter.
>
> vile drek.
>
> Dave
> (thank you Intelligentsia)
>
>
In Japan they've had vending machines that dispense hot coffee drinks in
cans for years. Decades, actually. Just make sure your aim is good and
you don't push the button for "Pocari Sweat" by mistake.

Bob


 
Date: 05 Jan 2007 07:45:34
From: daveb
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
mebbe they should have moved 'downket' a bit.

dave
Omniryx@gmail.com wrote:
> Do you think that people will pay their obscene prices for canned
> coffee? Obscene for what you get, I mean.
>
> I remember maybe 8 or 9 years ago that Nestle appeared in Harvard
> Square passing out cans of coffeeoid beverage (cold, not hot) and
> soliciting opinions. I don't think they liked what they heard. The
> cans disappeared after a week or so.
>
>



 
Date: 05 Jan 2007 07:36:27
From: Omniryx@gmail.com
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
Do you think that people will pay their obscene prices for canned
coffee? Obscene for what you get, I mean.

I remember maybe 8 or 9 years ago that Nestle appeared in Harvard
Square passing out cans of coffeeoid beverage (cold, not hot) and
soliciting opinions. I don't think they liked what they heard. The
cans disappeared after a week or so.



daveb wrote:
> from the Calgary SUN:
>
> "Starbucks, whose packaged drinks dominate the ket through a
> partnership with PepsiCo, is high on the future of its newest iced
> coffee offering.
>
> --- The companies are also preparing to roll out a hot vending
> machine, which will dispense cans of Starbucks coffee in recyclable
> cans with insulated labels. ---"
>
> HOT CANNED coffee! now there's a concept.
> OMG.
>
> and I went to a local Starbuck's yesterday. had a doppio macciato.
> Impressions? Burnt AND bitter.
>
> vile drek.
>
> Dave
> (thank you Intelligentsia)



  
Date: 05 Jan 2007 11:04:41
From: Jack Denver
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
Hot canned coffee dispensed from vending machines is a popular concept in
Japan. Then again the Japanese love to buy things from vending machines
(including things that would never be sold from a machine in the West -
beer, kerosene, porn, etc.) and canned coffee in general is a major
category in Japan , so it's not clear that this concept would travel. IIRC
the Wolgang Puck self heating coffee can was a flop - for some reason canned
coffee doesn't resonate with Americans but maybe if the taste did not suck
(by mass ket standards, not alt.coffee standards) and the price was
competitive it would have a chance. I'm not sure that its really possible to
produce a canned coffee whose taste compares favorably even to what you'd
get at a Starbucks.

The espresso at Starbucks is not good? I'm shocked! I've never heard this
before. Thanks for letting us know. I'm sure this news wil surely spell the
end of Starbucks.


<Omniryx@gmail.com > wrote in message
news:1168011387.361792.102420@v33g2000cwv.googlegroups.com...
> Do you think that people will pay their obscene prices for canned
> coffee? Obscene for what you get, I mean.
>
> I remember maybe 8 or 9 years ago that Nestle appeared in Harvard
> Square passing out cans of coffeeoid beverage (cold, not hot) and
> soliciting opinions. I don't think they liked what they heard. The
> cans disappeared after a week or so.
>
>
>
> daveb wrote:
>> from the Calgary SUN:
>>
>> "Starbucks, whose packaged drinks dominate the ket through a
>> partnership with PepsiCo, is high on the future of its newest iced
>> coffee offering.
>>
>> --- The companies are also preparing to roll out a hot vending
>> machine, which will dispense cans of Starbucks coffee in recyclable
>> cans with insulated labels. ---"
>>
>> HOT CANNED coffee! now there's a concept.
>> OMG.
>>
>> and I went to a local Starbuck's yesterday. had a doppio macciato.
>> Impressions? Burnt AND bitter.
>>
>> vile drek.
>>
>> Dave
>> (thank you Intelligentsia)
>




   
Date: 05 Jan 2007 12:25:19
From: DougW
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
Jack Denver wrote:
> Hot canned coffee dispensed from vending machines is a popular
> concept in Japan. Then again the Japanese love to buy things from
> vending machines (including things that would never be sold from a
> machine in the West - beer, kerosene, porn, etc.) and canned coffee
> in general is a major category in Japan , so it's not clear that this
> concept would travel.

Actually I liked the canned coffee in Japan. In the winter you buy
two of them and they keep your pockets real warm. :) It was either
that or sake.

The only brand I did enjoy was called Georgia Coffee Original. Oddly
enough, made by CocaCola.

--
DougW




    
Date: 05 Jan 2007 14:30:37
From: Jack Denver
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
I'd take the sake.

"DougW" <post.replies@invalid.address > wrote in message
news:jKwnh.2539$oA1.556@newsfe19.lga...
> Jack Denver wrote:
>> Hot canned coffee dispensed from vending machines is a popular
>> concept in Japan. Then again the Japanese love to buy things from
>> vending machines (including things that would never be sold from a
>> machine in the West - beer, kerosene, porn, etc.) and canned coffee
>> in general is a major category in Japan , so it's not clear that this
>> concept would travel.
>
> Actually I liked the canned coffee in Japan. In the winter you buy
> two of them and they keep your pockets real warm. :) It was either
> that or sake.
>
> The only brand I did enjoy was called Georgia Coffee Original. Oddly
> enough, made by CocaCola.
>
> --
> DougW
>




 
Date: 05 Jan 2007 14:19:45
From: RoughJaw
Subject: Re: Now here is a bad idea!
Posting everything twice.


Posting everything twice.

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