Instant Brands, makers of the Instant Pot multicooker, has expanded its family of small appliances with the introduction of the Instant Pod, a 2-in-1 coffee and espresso maker.
The machine brews both K-Cup coffee and tea pods, as well as Nespresso capsules, at optimal temperatures, the company said. It is also compatible with reusable pods, to help coffee drinkers cut down on plastic waste. The unit allows users a choice of six different cup sizes, ranging from a single shot of espresso to a 12-ounce travel sized mug.
On top of being a 2-in-1 machine, additional features include a removable large-capacity water reservoir that allows users to brew more and fill less, combined with a slim, countertop-friendly design. The Instant Pod is also easy to clean and has an auto-shutoff feature to conserve energy after 30 minutes of inactivity. The company has also released a new Instant milk frother accessory to complement the Instant Pod.
“We are excited to continue growing our Instant family of appliances with our new Instant Pod,” said Robert Wang, founder and chief innovation officer of Instant Brands Inc. “Our goal at Instant Brands is to change the way people prepare meals and beverages in their home with products that help re-define what taste, convenience and multi-functionality mean in today’s kitchen. This has never been more important than today. With the new Instant Pod, coffee lovers can kickstart their day with fresh brewed coffee or espresso drinks from one amazing machine. Why take up space with a machine that can only do one thing? The Instant Pod brews both.”
The Instant Pod coffee and espresso maker is available now exclusively at Walmart stores and online at Walmart.com for $119.