What's New in the Caffeinated Landscape
It's no question that people who suffer from Celiac disease need to go over labels with a fine toothed comb. We've been searching through boxes for ingredient lists from some of the major brands out on the market, as well as scouring the internet for additional information, and here are our findings: yes, certain K-Cups can contain gluten ingredients.
It is getting included in many new items every day. Instead of getting your caffeine via coffee and energy drinks, it is now appearing in all sorts of beauty products, medicines, and additional food items like gum. Why you might ask? Because caffeine does more than act as a stimulant to keep you going, it has a wealth of positive properties on the human body.
We love caffeine for how it brings people together in all it's shapes and sizes. From the gamer who wants a Monster to stay focused while playing Counter Strike, or the CEO of a company that grabs a cup of coffee to catch up with his employees in the break room. All walks of life approach the watering hole that is caffeine.
One of the first brands of coffee that I received as a gift, was a 1lb bag of Death Wish Coffee. Knowing me, this was definitely an awesome gift to get for the holidays. Along with the coffee, a 2-pack of Lipperpod re-usable K-Cups for use in our one and only Keurig coffee maker was crammed into the Death Wish gift box. The stage was then set for some highly caffeinated times, and I was excited to give it a shot, but also had some questions...