Posted by Southwest Beverages on 9/21/2016
“Jimmy, do you smell that?” I asked my husband who was snuggled
under the covers next to me in the queen size bed in the guest room in my son’s
house in Vermont.
“It smells like hazelnut coffee,” he replied as he sat up in
the bed. “Now I smell bacon and toast,” he added.
“It’s just like Michelle to get up early and prepare us
breakfast,” I stated. “She’s like that, always looking after other people. I’m
going to get up and go downstairs and help her.”
“I’ll be down in a few minutes,” Jimmy stated, as he rolled
over in the bed and pulled the covers over his head like a bear who just
“Good morning, Michelle,” I stated as I walked into the
kitchen where Michelle was tossing the beacon. “The smell of the coffee woke me
up. What kind of coffee is it?”
“It’s Kemosabe chocolate hazelnut instant coffee,” she
pleasantly answered. “Doesn’t it smell delicious?”
“Do you want a cup?”
“Yes, Michelle, that would be wonderful.”
“Let me make you a cup. I should just be a minute,” Michelle
answered as she poured half a 16-ounce bottle of water in a coffee mug.
“Oh, instant coffee?” I surprisingly stated.
“Yes, it’s instant coffee. Is that OK with you?
“Of course, Michelle. It’s just that I don’t ever remember
an instant coffee that has such a delightful aroma.”
“Wait till you taste the coffee,” she answered as she
extracted a single serve envelope from the box of Kemosabe chocolate hazelnut
coffee that was on the counter next to the toaster.
I watched as Michelle opened the single serve envelop and
poured its contents into the mug. Here is your coffee, she said as she stirred
the contents into the hot water just before she handed me the cup.
“Humm! This is delicious, Michelle,” I pronounced after I
had taken a sip. “Perhaps the best tasting instant coffee I ever had!”
“Morning, Michelle,” Jimmy stated as he walked into the
“Jimmy, you have got to taste this instant coffee. It’s
chocolate hazelnut and its absolutely delicious,” I announced.
Written by Bob Jenkins, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of
Bob has had the privilege of working for some of America's largest
and well run public and private companies, including Philip Morris, Canada Dry, Dr
Pepper, Cadbury Schweppes, Snapple Beverage Corporation, Tasker Capital Corp. and
The Water Club and River Cafe - two of New York's finest fine dining restaurants. He
has worked in various capacities as Finance Manager, Controller, Director of Finance,
Vice President Finance & Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and
Bob holds a Masters of Business
Administration degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of
Science degree in accounting from the University of Arizona.
Southwest Beverages is a manufacturer and marketer of two
brands of premium quality dry mix beverages: Sippity hot-cocoa mix and Kemosabe gourmet flavored coffee. All Southwest Beverages products are
uniquely blended flavors that contain all the ingredients necessary for you to enjoy the
ultimate hot beverage experience. Simply add water and stir-then sip, savor and
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