Nescafe vs Folgers Instant Coffee

In our busy lifestyle the pursuit of simple things are an everlasting journey. An example is how we made our coffee, some people may have enough source to buy espresso machine or great coffee brewer and some may only able to purchase instant coffee. Unlike the popular believe, there are actually great instant coffee out there, such as the popular Nescafe and Folgers. If you are in need of simple caffeine recommendation, read our article below.

In this article, we are going to give you information about:
– What is Nescafe and Folgers
– What is our recommendation of Nescafe and Folgers Instant Coffee
– Nescafe vs Folgers

About Nescafe
Nescafe is a brand of coffee, which is made by the famous Nestle. The name Nescafe is a portmanteau of the words “Nestle” and “café”. Nescafe offers the customer a wider range of products related to coffee, but some of them may only available in some region and not in other place. In the United States, the company introduced their brand as Taster’s Choice, but in 2003 the company re-introduced the brand as Nescafe Taster’s Choice in their company. At Nescafe site, you can found that they currently offering coffee products divided by two categories including sweet & creamy and gold. However, in this article, we are going to pick one popular product, which available in most South East Asia Countries but widely loved by people from across nations. The product is Nescafe 3 in 1 Instant Coffee Sticks Original.

About Nescafe 3 in 1
Nescafe 3 in 1 Original is an instant coffee, contains a mix of coffee, sugar and cream. This variant is very similar to Sweet & Creamy Original, since it is made with the same ingredients, but many people said that they taste different. Nescafe 3 in 1 Original is suitable whether it is served at home or as your on the go coffee, so you will not have to weigh yourself down by carrying sugar, coffee, and cream. If you are interested on other coffee brands, read our article on Café Bustelo vs Pilon here.

About Folgers
Folgers is a brand of coffee owned by The J.M. Smucker Company. This brand has been one of the largest selling coffee in the United States since early 1990s. Folgers offer so many coffee products especially in the United States, such as Classic Roast, Classic Complements, Simply Smooth, Flavored Coffee, Folgers Gourmet Selection, Instant Coffee, Singles, Home Café Pods, Cappuccino, Folgers Flavors Coffee Enhancers, and Folgers Iced Café. One of the most famous variant among them is Folgers Instant Coffee Crystals in Classic Roast.

About Folgers Instant Coffee
Folgers instant Classic Roast is made from medium roasted beans that was careful grounded and brewed then freeze dried or spray dried to make it rehydrate able, so you can prepare it quickly by pouring hot water and stirring it. Folgers instant Classic Roast only contains coffee crystal and not sugar, so you may serve it using sugar or not, depend on your taste. You may also substitute hot water with milk to smoothen out its flavor, if you don’t like stronger coffee.

Now, let’s compare between Nescafe and Folgers Instant coffee. Since they offer dozens of product, we will not cover them all and only choose one popular product as a sample. Both mentioned as sample above offers their consumers a good quality instant coffee to simplify your daily caffeine intake. The difference between both variants above is that Nescafe instant in our example contains sugar and cream, while Folgers is not. However, there are also Nescafe variant that is similar to Folgers, which only contain coffee crystals and can be added with milk or sugar later after poured with hot water. Folgers also have similar product as Nescafe 3 in 1 called as coffee singles.

Nescafe vs Folgers Instant Coffee

- Medium-roast finely ground coffee made with Mountain Grown beans, the world's richest and most aromatic
- 100% pure coffee. Roasted in New Orleans, Louisiana
- Interlocking AromaSeal canister seals tight to lock in freshness
- House Blend has aroma, body and flavor, all in balance—with tastes of nuts and cocoa brought out by the roast
- Medium-roasted coffees are smooth and balanced with rich, approachable flavors
- Enjoy the Starbucks coffee you love without leaving the house

All in all, the choice is all your to make, some people may prefer Nescafe, some may prefer Folgers, some may love both or none at all. It is okay, since all of us have our own taste and preference. In our opinion both of the taste just as great, but Nescafe somehow taste slightly better if you prefer smoother taste.

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