Black Hand Coffee Co. brewing up K-cups

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Black Hand owner Clay Gilbert with an example of the new product. (PHOTO: Michael Thompson)

RICHMOND, Va. ( – A local coffee shop and roasting company wants a bigger piece of the office crowd.

Richmond-based Black Hand Coffee Co. is developing its own branded K-cups, which are used in popular Keurig-style coffee machines.

Black Hand owner Clay Gilbert said the new products could be in full production by the end of the year.

“We’re looking for a bigger footprint,” Gilbert said. “We’re looking to be in the offices of those companies with 200 people and give them a local option when they go to use the K-cup.”

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