Americans Are Drinking Less Coffee Thanks to K-Cups

June 22, 2015

“People used to make a pot of coffee, now they make a cup.”

Americans are drinking less and less coffee, thanks in part to K-Cups. According to Reuters, while the country is spending more money on coffee, people are — for the first time in six years — not consuming as much of it. Of the world’s top eight coffee-drinking countries, America is the only one to see a “decline in consumption.” The amount consumed is expected to drop from 24 million 60 kg bags down to 23.7 million this year — or approximately 126.9 billion 8-oz cups of coffee down to…