Douwe Egberts coffee is sold in independently owned retail stores and through numerous online retailers, including the company's official website. These retailers sell whole bean or ground coffee bags or individual serving pods that are specially designed for use with Senseo coffee makers.
DE Coffee Company is an independent distributor of Douwe Egberts coffee in the United States. The company, headquartered in Solana Beach, Calif., has retail locations in the cities of San Diego, Baypark, Vista, La Jolla, Oceanside and Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Amazon, Target, Sears, YAHOO shopping, All About Pods and Enjoy Better Coffee sell Douwe Egberts coffee online as of 2014. These retailers offer varying sizes, including multi-bags and pods in varieties such as decaffeinated, classic roast, regular roast, dark roast and Colombian blend. The Senseo Douwe Egberts pods also come in flavors such as Mocca Gourmet, Vienna, chocolate, vanilla, caramel and Sevilla.
The Douwe Egberts company was founded in 1753 in the Netherlands. The company added teas and tobacco to its offerings and expanded its business dealings throughout Europe through the Hornimans distribution company during the 1900s. The Sara Lee Corporation purchased the company in 1925. In 2012, Smuckers Foodservice updated its convenience store coffee program to include selections from the Douwe Egberts company.