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10 Best Costco Coffee Brands to Try Today

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When shopping at wholesale bulk stores, usually the selection is not as wide as regular grocery stores. While this may be true for many items, Costco has a lot of variety with certain products. Luckily for coffee drinkers, this applies to coffee in many forms, from K-Cups to single-origin whole beans. If you know where to look, you’ll find that the selection is much broader than even some smaller grocery stores. If you’re an avid coffee drinker (especially Keurig users) and you have a Costco membership, look around for these 10 coffee brands to find your favorite:

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Top 10 Costco Coffee Brands:

1. Kirkland Signature Coffee

  • Most Popular Whole Bean: House Blend
  • Most Popular Ground: 100% Colombian
  • Most Popular K-Cup: Pacific Bold

A Best Costco list about coffee has to have Kirkland Signature coffee on top, not just because it’s only sold at Costco. Kirkland Signature coffee is quite popular amongst coffee drinkers, primarily due to the price for good coffee. They do have more expensive, premium coffee beans, but their biggest sellers are their K-Cups and the house blend whole bean coffee. Kirkland has a lot of different types and roasts, so there’s a lot to choose from when you’re taking a look at Costco’s private coffee brand.


2. Starbucks

  • Most Popular Whole Bean: French Roast
  • Most Nespresso Pod: Espresso Roast
  • Most Popular K-Cup: Pike Place Medium Roast

It’s no surprise that America’s most dominant coffee chain is just as popular at stores like Costco, offering a great selection of their most popular in-house blends. The Starbucks K-Cups and Nespresso pods are the biggest sellers, but they also offer some of their whole bean blends as well. If you’re a Starbucks lover and want to start making it at home, Costco stocks a great selection of their blends to guarantee you’ll find your favorite one at their store.


3. Peet’s

  • Most Popular Whole Bean: Major Dickason’s
  • Most Popular K-Cup: Café Domingo
 

A San Francisco-based coffee chain, Peet’s coffee is one of the most popular brands of coffee on the market. It was founded in 1966 and paved the way for darker roasts in America, which was primarily dominated by medium and light roasts. Famous for its bold, dark roasts and large fanbase, it’s no surprise that Costco carries Peet’s coffee products. Peet’s coffee is the way to go for iced coffee, espresso drinks, and a strong, bold cup of hot coffee.


4. Caribou Coffee

  • Most Popular K-Cup: Medium

Caribou Coffee is a famous brand of K-cup coffee that has been on the Keurig scene for a long time, offering Keurig owners great value for their money. It’s a great tasting K-cup for those that prefer a medium roast, which is the only roast that Costco carries of this brand. Although there’s a lack of variety, Caribou is a great K-Cup brand to save money and have a good cup of coffee.


5. Tully’s

  • Most Popular K-Cup: French Roast

Tully’s is a coffee brand that only sells K-Cups at Costco, and while the selection is small, the coffee itself is quite flavorful. They’re known for their premium quality and bold taste, regardless of if it’s bagged coffee or K-Cup coffee. These big bulk boxes of Tully’s will not only save you money but will bring a whole new meaning to strong flavor, something that non-Keurig coffee drinkers often say is the problem with coffee pod brewers.


6. Ruta Maya

  • Most Popular Whole Bean: Medium Roast

Ruta Maya organic coffee is an organic whole bean coffee brand that grows its coffee in Mexico, bringing high-quality coffee to Costco. Their specialty is shade-grown, elevation-grown coffee that has flavors unique to this region. If you’re looking for organic, premium coffee with incredible taste and quality, Ruta Maya coffee should be on your Costco shopping list.


7. Folger’s

  • Most Popular Ground: Classic Roast
  • Most Popular K-Cup:Classic Roast

While Folger’s is most famous for its affordable price, this mega coffee company has quite a large fanbase. Although coffee elitists say that Folger’s doesn’t have the quality or flavors that artisanal coffee does, it is still one of the biggest brands in the billion-dollar coffee industry. If you’re a Folger’s fan or you’re looking for the best value for your money, buy your Folger’s in bulk at Costco for the best possible deal.


8. Dunkin Donuts

  • Most Popular Ground: Original
  • Most Popular K-Cup: Original

One of the fastest-growing coffee chain stores in the United States, Dunkin Donuts strives for quality without the cost. Dunkin has a huge fan base, especially in New England, where they were founded. Costco only carries their original blend pre-ground and K-Cup, which is their biggest seller. If you’re looking for a tasty medium-roast coffee and you’re at Costco, Dunkin is a great option for both ground coffee and Keurig.


9. Mayorga Organics

  • Most Popular Whole Bean: Mocha Java

If you’re looking for true artisanal coffee in whole bean form, try a bag of Mayorga Organic coffee when you’re shopping at Costco. Mayorga is USDA organic coffee, and it comes from select countries, which helps sustain the coffee farming industry in struggling regions. Costco also carries green coffee beans by Mayorga, so you can try to roast coffee on your own. Although it’s on the expensive side, buying it in bulk at Costco will save you money compared to regular grocery store prices.


10. Lavazza

  • Most Popular Whole Bean: Italian Roast

Lavazza is a well-known brand in the coffee world, especially for its espresso machines. But Lavazza also sells espresso, which is available at Costco. Although there are only two options for this brand, many people enjoy the exquisite flavor of Lavazza’s espresso blends. If you’re a latte or cappuccino drinker, you’ll want to try Lavazza as soon as you can. Thankfully, Costco carries them, but they’re quite popular and may not always be in stock.


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Jaimie Wisniowski

Jaimie is a freelance writer fueled by coffee, whether it’s hot, iced, or made from a local coffee shop. She enjoys writing all things coffee, especially if it means trying the latest coffee shop trends (hello cold foam!). After spending years writing poems, college essays, and short stories, it only a matter of time to turn writing into a career. Writing about coffee simply combined two of her favorite things! When she’s not drinking coffee by the minute and writing at her laptop, Jaimie spends time hiking, exercising, and living an active life. She also loves to snuggle up with a good book and her dog, Margo. If you catch her without a cup of coffee, she’s probably on her way to the coffee maker now.

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