Ganeden Biotech Releases First Probiotic-Incorporated K-Cup Technology

March 3, 2014

Ganeden Biotech along with Copper Moon Coffee company, have announced that GanedenBC30 (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086) is the first probiotic to be incorporated into K-Cup® technology; with the launch of Copper Moon’s French Vanilla Cappuccino Insta-KupsTM. Consumers can now get their daily probiotics from all single serve, coffee brewers that accept K-Cup® portion packs. 

“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, in a prepared statement. “Copper Moon’s French Vanilla Cappuccino is an innovation in single serve, coffee brewing. 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 Association’s National Coffee Drinking Trends market research study, the single- cup brewing format continues to grow. In 2013, it was reported that 83 percent of the U.S. adult population drinks coffee; and 13 percent of the U.S. population reported past day consumption. This is up from 4 percent in 2010. Furthermore, Packaged Facts estimates that overall retail single-cup coffee sales in the U.S. will reach a projected $5.0 billion by 2016.

Now available for purchase on the Copper Moon Website, Copper Moon’s French Vanilla Cappuccino is packed with vitamins and minerals as well as GanedenBC30 to support digestive and immune health. Copper Moon’s French Vanilla Cappuccino has a rich wonderful flavor and is crafted with only the highest quality ingredients.

“We’re very excited to introduce this innovation in functional hot beverages. This is the world’s first probiotic enriched, French Vanilla Cappuccino for single cup brewers” said Copper Moon® CEO Brad Gutwein. “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.”