It was perhaps only a matter of time before Kraft General Foods would get into the act with a Maxwell House version of a "tea bag" full of coffee. The recent trend really started in mid-1986 when Martinson Coffee launched Microwave Coffee Bags, originally with Microperk Coffee -- 100% ground roast coffee. These offered "fresh-perked coffee every time," a real way to brew a good cup of coffee from a bag full of ground coffee beans. The company fought hard to gain success regionally in the ...

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