Keurig pulls the plug on its pod-based mostly soda maker
Keurig might have locked up the rights to allow you to make your personal Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper, Snapple and extra, however it wasn’t sufficient to get the corporate’s Kold machine into houses. Keurig Inexperienced Mountain introduced immediately that the counter-prime gadget was being discontinued after being on sale for lower than a yr. What’s extra, present clients can ask for a refund of the acquisition worth. For these prepared to experience it out, the only-serving Kold pods at the moment are obtainable at a reduction.
When it debuted final fall, the criticism of Kold principally centered round its $370 worth and the time required to make one glass of the drinks. Additionally they did not style almost nearly as good because the sodas we’re accustomed to throughout our time with the system, regardless that identify-model pods have been obtainable. The corporate revealed that layoffs can be a part of the transfer, affecting one hundred thirty staff. Most of these labored at a facility in Vermont the place the Kold machine’s pods have been made. Actual causes for giving up on the soda makers wasn’t disclosed, however Keurig did say that it plans to use what it discovered by means of the venture on future beverage merchandise.