After some major deliberations, a few guesses, and some wild conjectures, it was decided that the best way to see what is contained within a k cup coffee unit was to lop it in half and examine the gory insides.
Here’s a Timothy’s brand ‘Morning Blend’ which, incidentally, is just about the worst of all the various k-cups I’ve gotten to know over the years.
And here it is after a morning knifing:
In the end, it looks like it’s really just a little tiny coffee filter with some coffee in it. Weird…