Walmart coffee as good as Starbucks in taste test

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Time: Walmart coffee was rated the same as a similar Starbucks coffee in a recent taste test.

And no, the taste test wasn’t organized by Walmart. It was the taste testers at Consumer Reports drinking and comparing all the home-brewed cups of Joe available to consumers.

In the most noteworthy results of the blind taste tests, Walmart’s coffee, which costs $3.88 for an 11.3 oz. container, matched the taste produced by Starbucks. A 12 oz. bag of ground Starbucks runs $8.88 at Walmart, and typically over $9.50 at most grocery stores.

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