Sturm Hid That Coffee In Its Pods Was Instant, 7th Circ. Told

Law360, Chicago (June 04, 2014, 4:10 PM ET) -- Several consumers urged the Seventh Circuit on Wednesday to resurrect their proposed class action accusing Sturm Foods Inc. of misleading them that its instant coffee cartridges brewed fresh coffee, claiming the product’s packaging was blatantly deceptive.

The company clearly marketed its Grove Square Coffee pods for use in Keurig Inc. brewers — and designed them to mimic brand name "K-Cups" that yield fresh coffee — but hid the fact that they were essentially instant coffee with the confusing term “soluble and microground” on the package, Peter...
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Case Title

Linda Suchanek, et al v. Sturm Foods, Incorporated, et al


Case Number

13-3843

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Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3380 Other Personal Property Damage

Date Filed

December 18, 2013

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