House coffee and Crissie’s is with ground coffee and the same Bodum coffee pot we have at home so Dad quickly took over that gig. We were on our way before 8 and headed straight to a small but lovely farmers market where we bought greens, boiled peanuts, an island specialty, and a wonderful toasted […]
They say that only two things are certain in this world: death and taxes. But as a person with no plans on ever perishing and a petulantly Libertarian view on paying my fair share, this idiom never really tracked with me. For me, I only abide two masters: coffee and pooping, both in order of…
They say that only two things are certain in this world: death and taxes. But as a person who does not intend to perish and has a petulant libertarian vision to pay my fair share, this idiom has never really followed me. For me, I saw only two masters: coffee and poop, in order of […]
[ad_1] Sie sagen, dass auf dieser Welt nur zwei Dinge sicher sind: Tod und Steuern. Aber als eine Person, die nicht vorhat, jemals zugrunde zu gehen, und die einen gerechten libertären Standpunkt dazu vertritt, meinen gerechten Anteil zu zahlen, hat diese Redewendung mich nie wirklich erfasst. Ich halte mich nur an zwei Meister: Kaffee und […]
They say that in this world only two things are safe: death and taxes. But as a person who does not intend to ever perish, and who represents a just libertarian position to pay my fair share, that phrase has never really caught on to me. I only stick to two masters: coffee and pooping, […]
They say that only two things are certain in this world: death and taxes. But as a person who never intends to perish and a petulant vision of the Libertarians to pay my fair share, this idiom has never been traced with me. For me, I have only two masters: coffee and pooping, both in […]
There was a time….quite a few years ago now that I think of it….that depending on the season I would make a few jars of jams and pickles. Then the plum tree came down in a gale so the jam production went down. Things were tight and I wasn’t going to fork out for fruit […]
I know it’s been a while since I’ve written any sort of significant post, but often I’d find myself jumping back and forth between something looking like me riding a mechanical bull ride to a treat-yo’self day at the beach; unpredictable to say the least, and a heavy dose of going with the waves and […]
Bodum 8oz French Press Copper RRP $50 The classic coffee maker with a hint of contemporary element – copper. A 3-piece metal filter allows oils into the cup, contributing to a richer flavoured and fuller bodied cup.
So this post is going to border on “pretentious,” but not because I *want* to be pretentious about coffee. I just think the Bean Of Life™ deserves utmost respect and honor. Also, we made coffee wrong for YEARS. I’m here to help you avoid my mistake – and up your coffee game to 💯. via […]
There seems to be this assumption that most gamers are soda addicts, with a serious sweet tooth for corn syrups and/or artificial sweeteners. Seriously, if you own an Xbox, your main diet staples are Code Red Mountain Dew and Doritos, ammiright??? Some of us are more coffee addicts, though, with an intense fascination for fan […]
My husband and i bought our first home in 2013. I remember moving our stuff (that fit in a small moving truck) in and thinking , WE HAVE SO MUCH EMPTY SPACE! As luck would have it we were getting married in a year and with weddings comes wedding registries. For the next few months […]
Switzerland-based coffee equipment maker Bodum is suing Starbucks following the latter company’s voluntary recall of a French press coffee maker. Starbucks published the recall of the “Recycled Coffee Presses” on… Article Source Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine https://dailycoffeenews.com May 13, 2019 at 03:31PM from Tumblr https://natachavcerda.tumblr.com/post/184854905769 via My blog
Starbucks recalled a coffee maker, and the maker of the maker has sued. Starbucks called the suit “baseless” but a court will decide the matter.
Business News by Timothy Sumer – Bodum Holding AG sued Starbucks Corp on Friday for alleged product disparagement in connection with the coffee company’s recent U.S. and Canadian recall of 263,200 co-branded French presses made from recycled materials. from Reuters: Company News https://reut.rs/2JxoZcm via Timothy Sumer
FILE PHOTO: A Starbucks sign is show on one of the companies stores in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 19,2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
May 11, 2019
By Jonathan Stempel
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bodum Holding AG sued Starbucks Corp on Friday for alleged product disparagement in connection with the coffee company’s recent U.S. and Canadian recall of 263,200 co-branded French presses made from recycled materials.
In a complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan, Bodum said Starbucks had no basis to “unilaterally” conduct the May 1 recall because the Bodum + Starbucks presses were not defective and met required specifications.
Bodum also accused Seattle-based Starbucks of creating the impression that Bodum French presses in general are defective, causing a media backlash and “significant brand damage” to the Lucerne, Switzerland-based company.
The lawsuit seeks to force Starbucks to pay all costs for the recall and pay damages to Bodum for hurting its reputation.
Starbucks believes Bodum’s claims are without merit. In a statement, it said it recalled the French presses because of customer complaints, and stood by the decision because it took employee and customer safety “very seriously.”
Bodum is among the best-known makers of French presses, and has sold them at Starbucks under a 2002 purchasing agreement.
People use the presses by adding ground beans and hot water to a pot and, after steeping, pushing down on a plunger to make coffee.
Starbucks said it recalled presses sold from November 2016 to January 2019 for about $20 each after receiving nine reports of broken plunger knobs, resulting in lacerations or punctures.
According to the complaint, Starbucks recalled the presses even though laboratory tests found no evidence of product or design defects, because it had become “particularly sensitive to recall issues” after paying large fines in an earlier recall.
Bodum also said Starbucks plans to expand the recall to Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region, an “unwarranted” action that is causing “unacceptable damage to the Bodum brand worldwide.”
The case is Bodum Holding AG et al v Starbucks Corp, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 19-04280.
(Reporting by Jonathan Stempel in New York; Additional Reporting by Rishika Chatterjee; editing by Jonathan Oatis and Diane Craft)