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Alterra Coffee Brand
Alterra is owned my Mars brands and is a personal favorite of mine. Alterra gives you good quality, hard working coffee that is perfectly roasted. With Alterra you get the choice of many unique blends of coffee or choose the country whose coffee you like best. So many choices and so many great coffees. They also produce the single serve Flavia Fresh Release packs so if you have a Flavia machine you can brew up single cups of Alterra goodness.

Bonfire Coffee Brand
Craft roaster located in Colorado. Specialises in small batches of gourmet coffees from around the world.

Caffe Nero Coffee Brand
Caffè Nero is a European coffee house brand specializing in the creation of high quality Italian coffee. Our philosophy is really very simple: Premium Italian coffee. It takes years and years of experience and knowledge to master the art of great coffee making.

Caribou Coffee Brand
Caribou is a gourmet coffee brand that has coffee houses in 15 states, with most being located in the eastern and mid-west part of the United States. Caribou offers some really interesting coffee blends including: Starlight, Guatemala El Paraiso, Daybreak Morning Blend, Coloumbia Cosecha De Oro, Papua New Guinea Madan, Costa Rica Sombra Del Poro, Lakeshore Blend, Caribou Blend, Traveler's Roast, Obsidian, Eclipse and more. I love the great choice of coffees that Caribou offers and the attention to detail that they pay to each. Slogan: Life is short. Stay awake for it.

Coffee Beanery, The
The Coffee Beanery is headquartered in a 45,000 ft.² facility, located in Flushing, Michigan. The Coffee Beanery was founded in 1976 and today they have over 100 locations throughout the United States, as well as 20 international locations. Slogan: Coffee people who care.

Costa Coffee Brand
An international coffee powerhouse, "Costa Coffee" was started in London by 2 Italian brothers. Costa coffee is one of the world's largest coffeehouse chains, they have more than 1,700 stores in over 25 different countries. Costa coffee is headquartered in the United Kingdom, where the majority of their stores are located. Slogan: Handcrafted coffee since 1971.

Death Wish Coffee Brand
If you are looking for strong, intense coffee, then look no further than death wish coffee brand. An insanely strong brew that promises to deliver the highest amount of caffeine of any coffee in the world. Obviously not your typical coffee brand when the logo on the bag is a skull and crossbones. This brand hails from up-state New York and comes with a warning label that reads "Try at your own risk." .

Dunkin' Donuts Coffee Brand
Dunkin Donuts coffee is a favorite brand of many Americans, so their slogan " America runs on Dunkin' " isn't far from the truth. They brew up a nice medium bodied cup of coffee and at a cheaper cost than chains like Starbucks. If you are looking for a nice cup of coffee at a reasonable price, then head on over to Dunkin' Donuts. You know, come to think of it, the donuts are pretty good too.

Eight O' Clock Coffee Brand
Eight O' Clock is a trusted brand of coffee for many coffee lovers and they have a 150 year record of making coffee to back that up. They only use 100% Arabica Coffee and they roast all their beans at their own facilities. Slogan: Coffee First. Since 1859.

Folgers Coffee Brand
I still remember these iconic coimmercials for Folgers Coffee when I was a kid. Someone was always having a great morning and they were playing "The best part of wakin' up is Folgers in your cup" in the background.  My grandmother and now my mother both love Folger's coffee. Now my mother buys her Folgers coffee at Costco, with most of her other favorite consumables. Folgers breaks its coffee down into simple to follow categories. Mild Folgers include: Country Roast, Breakfast Blend & Morning Cafe. Medium Folgers: Classic Roast, Classic Decaf, 1/2 Calf, Simnply Smooth, Simply Smooth Decaf, Brazilian Blend, House Blend, Special Roast, Lively Colombian, Lively Columbian Decaf & Traditional Blend. Medium-Dark Folgers: 100% Columbian & French Roast. Folgers Dark: Black Silk, Gourmet Supreme & Deliciously Dark.

Gevalia Coffee Brand
Swedes love drinking coffee and their coffee brand of choice is Gevalia. Since 1853 Gevalia has been selling coffee in Sweden and now they offer that same great coffee to the rest of the world. Gevalia promises coffee that is rich, but never bitter and they offer a great variety of over 40 different premium coffees.

Gloria Jean's Coffee Brand
This coffee brand is wildly popular in Australia, where they have over 450 locations. They are also the largest mall-based retailer of specialty coffees in North America. Gloria Jean's opened their 1st store in 1979 and quickly expanded internationally. According to their website their hottest sellers are coconut flavored coffees, cinnamon flavored coffees, chocolate flavored coffees, vanilla flavored coffees and nuts & caramels flavored coffees.

Green Mountain Coffee Brand
Green Mountain gained fame when they introduced single serve k-cups for the Kuerig coffee machine. Green Mountain also sells coffee by the bag and the offer some exotic blends like: Wild Mountain Blueberry, Nantucket Blend, Southern Pecan, Fair Trade Rain Forest Nut, Fair Trade Organic Ethiopian Yirgacheffe, Mocha Java, Sumatran Lake Tawar and others. Green Mountain not only believes in great coffee they are on a mission to see a better, greener world. Hence their name "Green Mountain". Green Mountain aslo owns these popular coffee brands Tully's Coffee, Timothy's World Coffee, Diedrich Coffee and Van Houtte. Slogan: A revelation in every cup.

Hevla Coffee Brand
This is an intriguing coffee brand because they only sell low acid coffee. They use 100% arabica beans from Guatemala, but during the brewing process they claim to remove 72 different types of irritants from the coffee itself. Great news for coffee lovers that suffer from stomach or intestinal problems. Love coffee, but don't like the upset stomach afterwards? Give this brand a try.

Illy Coffee Brand

Illy Is the European coffee brand that hails from Trieste, Italy. That's where the company founder Francesco Illy developed the modern espresso machine. Illy is sold in 140 different countries around the world, enough said. Illy has a worldwide chain of Italian style coffee bars called "Espressamente Illy". Illy calls itself top of the crop when it comes to beans, selecting only the top 1% of Arabica beans grown around the globe. Slogans: sip. savor. be inspired. live happilly
Marley Coffee Brand
The son of the famous reggae singer Bob Marley, says that he started this coffee brand to honor the memory of his father. Ethically farmed and artisan roasted, they offer premium coffees from Ethiopia, Central & South America and of course Jamaica.

Maxwell House Coffee Brand
Maxwell House has been a favorite in American's homes for over 100 years now. Maxwell House is owned by Kraft foods and is the coffee that is advertised as " Good to the last drop. " . Maxwell House has long been known for ground coffee that you brew up in a traditional coffee maker.

They have recently added a line of single serve cups for fans of Maxwell House that prefer the new single cup brewing machines. Their "Ground Caf" line includes these varieties
: Original Blend, 100% Colombian, Breakfast Blend, Dark Roast, French Roast, House Blend, Lite, Master Blend, Gourmet Roast, South Pacific Blend, Wake Up Roast and Daily Brew. Slogans: Good to the last drop. , Good just got great.

McDonald's Coffee Brand ( McCafe )
In the past few years McDonalds has been busy making more than Hamburgers. They burst on the coffee scene in a big way with their launch of the McCafe brand. Coffee made with 100% Arabica beans and guaranteed to be brewed fresh every 30 minutes.

Millstone Coffee Brand
Millstone is owned by J.M. Smucker Corporation, you can buy their coffee in supermarkets and online. Their coffee comes in light, medium, medium dark and dark roasts. Some people like to buy their coffee in K-cup forms, you can also buy it in whole bean and ground. Millstone was started in 1981, by a man named Phil Johnson in the Seattle area.

Nescafe Coffee Brand
Nescafe is owned by Nestle and is a popular brand of coffee. Nescafe offers a pretty straightforward selection of 10 types of coffee's. Their coffee selection includes Nescafe Classic, Nescafe Original, Nescafe Alta Rica, Nescafe Cap Colombie, Nescafe Espresso, Nescafe Gold Blend, Nescafe Green Blend, Nescafe Cappucino, Classic Decaff and Gold Blend Decaff.

Peets Coffee Brand
Lots of people have been raving about this coffee brand, so it definately belongs on our list. Alfred Peet moved from Holland to the United States after WWII and didn't like the coffee here, so he decided to start his own brand. In 1966 he opened his first store "Peet's Coffee & Tea" , they like to produce small batches of superior quality coffee. Well known in the San Fran Bay Area and now, throughout the nation.

Starbucks Coffee Brand

Founded in Seattle in 1971, Starbucks went from humble beginnings to an International coffee icon. Starbucks made coffee houses into an American staple, they can only be described as a coffee monster. Millions of customers agree that Starbucks is one of the most popular coffee brands in existence today.

Starbucks offers much more than just a simple cup of coffee. If you crave the most exotic coffee drinks known to man, then Starbucks has you covered six ways to Sunday. Their most popular coffee blends include the big 3: Blonde Roast, Medium Roast and Dark Roast.

Review: I tried a bag of coffee from Starbucks recently called "Casi Cielo" (which means almost heaven in english). I have to say this is one of the best tasting coffees I have ever tasted. It smells luscious, is medium bodied and even finishes with a hint of cocoa. Everyone I shared it with liked it, it also has rave reviews on the Starbucks website. The problem is that you can only buy it for a limited time throughout the year.

Stumptown Coffee Brand
A young, hip coffee brand that was established in 1999, Stumptown has formed a loyal base of trendy customers. With locations in Portland, Seattle and New York Stumptown is serving it up fresh, from the East Coast to the West. Stumptown claims its success is in their roasting process, taking extra care and time to roast their beans to near perfection.

Tim Hortons Coffee Brand
Tim Horton's was popular in Canada way before they started showing up in the United States. Thanks to our northern neighbors for bringing high quality coffees and baked goods to our neck of the woods. Tim Horton's not only makes great tasting, fresh brewed coffee. They also make a mean iced coffee which is my favorite of all the major chains. Slogan: Always Fresh.

Tully's Coffee Brand
Yet another specialty coffee retailer based in Seattle Washington, Tully's was founded in 1992. They like to slow roast their coffee beans. They say that it's all the difference in the world, when it comes to flavor. Tully's is owned by Green Mountain coffee and is one of their brands. Tully's is available in light, medium and dark roasts.

Van Houtte Coffee Brand
This coffee brand hails from Canada and is a well-known brand there. A man named Albert-Louis Van Houtte started with grocery stores in 1919, he later focused on his true love coffee. Known as a master roaster, his reputation quickly grew and the brand that bears his name lives on today.

Yuban Coffee Brand
Yuban Is a premium coffee brand owned by Kraft Foods. A full-bodied and smooth coffee, it's a favorite of many coffee drinkers. The coffee is certified by Rain Forest Alliance Agriculture program, so it's green and good for the environment. A well reviewed brand of coffee, definitely worth a try.