We have noticed more and more people visiting our site looking for information on Tassimo pods or T-discs and specifically wether they are being phased out or if Tassimo is going out of business or being discontinued.
We found this intriguing and so thought we would present the facts to help answer some of your questions.
The same goes for people searching for ‘is tassimo going out of business 2017’.
So why are folk all of a sudden worrying about this? In an effort to reduce waste and as part of a green procurement drive, the German city of Hamburg has banned coffee pods, and thus coffee pod machines, from all state-run buildings.
If you search for ‘is tassimo being phased out’ in Google, the results are not exactly helpful.
You will find links to the official Tassimo website, wikipedia, My Virtual Coffee House (thats us) and lots of information which is woefully out of date.
With an aging block of insureds, rates will have to increase. It’s believed by having the Medicare beneficiary pay the deductible themselves, they’ll think twice before seeing the doctor.
As rates increase, anyone who is healthy enough to pass underwriting requirements will move to a new plan. Of course, some argue this legislation could have the opposite effect.
In fact, According to The Grocer magazine, the amount of coffee pods sold last year was up 1/3 compared to 2017, with more than £112m of coffee pods in total sold.
The predicted sales are not just expected to grow, but actually treble by 2020, meaning for the first time, coffee capsules will out sell tea bags!
It could cause seniors to put off receiving needed health care and could potentially lead to them requiring more expensive services down the road.
Currently, 20% of Medicare Supplement Plans sold are Medigap Plan G.
The beauty of coffee pods is that they are extremely quick and easy to use, have tons of flavours to try and taste great.