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Cuisinart PerfecTemp™ 14-Cup Glass and 12-Cup Thermal Programmable Coffeemakers

Stamford, CT - March 2012

Product Descriptions:

Cuisinart’s new PerfecTemp Coffeemakers use state-of-the-art technology to ensure hotter coffee temperatures without sacrificing flavor or quality.  Both are fully automatic with 24-hour programmability, have a 1 – 4 cup setting and self-clean and auto-shutoff options.  Additionally, both models have extra-large digital displays and are designed with brew strength control (regular or bold), and Cuisinart’s Brew Pause™ function. 

          Availability: Immediately

Model numbers and everyday retail prices:

  • 12-Cup Thermal, DCC-2900; $129
  • 14-Cup Glass, DCC-2800; $99.95

Story Angles/Statistics/Facts/Anecdotes:

Some Surprising Facts about Coffee

       i.   Coffee was discovered in Ethiopia thanks to some dancing goats.

       ii.   The coffee bean is actually a seed inside of a bright red berry.

       iii.  George Washington (no, not that one!), a Belgian man living in Guatemala, invented instant coffee in 1906.

       iv.  Coffee is the second most-traded commodity on Earth (oil is the first).

Brew Black, Go Green: Consumers who begin their mornings with a store-bought cup of coffee are contributing some serious waste to landfills.  By brewing coffee at home and drinking from a reusable cup, coffee lovers can do their part to help clean up the planet.