Mondelez (NASDAQ:MDLZ) isn't too proud to back a rival.

The global food giant behind the Tassimo single-serve coffee platform announced on Monday that it was launching espresso capsules that are compatible with Nestle's (NASDAQOTH:NSRGY) Nespresso in key European markets. The move is somewhat similar to Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) expanding its deal with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (UNKNOWN:GMCR.DL) even after putting out its own single-serve coffee system last year. 

In this video, longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz looks at one thing that's very different this time around. 

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