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Since 2012, Roast Magazine’s Daily Coffee News has provided essential online reading for specialty coffee professionals. Through all-original content composed of breaking news, in-depth feature stories and insider columns, Daily Coffee News strives to support the responsible growth of the specialty coffee industry, and the success of the incredible people within it.

Roast Magazine’s Daily Coffee News is proud to maintain advertising partnerships with many of the world’s leading coffee companies, yet maintains a focus on fair and objective editorial content, with no sponsored content or native advertising.

Daily Coffee News is powered by Portland, Ore.-based Roast Magazine, the industry’s leading trade magazine, which is distributed to subscribers worldwide in editions in English, Korean, Chinese and Spanish.

With 12,000+ opt-in subscribers, the Daily Coffee News E-Newsletter is sent twice weekly, delivering the site’s top content to many of the industry’s leading decision-makers. Subscribe here.

The Team

Connie Blumhardt | Publisher, Roast Magazine

The founder and publisher of Roast Magazine, Connie has spent the majority of her 20-plus years in magazine publishing in the coffee world. Connie’s commitment to the publishing industry has been inspired by the tireless passion displayed by her many connections in coffee.

Kelsey Mutter | General Manager, Roast Magazine

From her days as a barista and manager of a coffee bar in college, through her time as an account coordinator for a Portland-based roaster, Kelsey combines a depth of knowledge with boundless energy as the account manager of Daily Coffee News.

Nick Brown | Editorial Director, Daily Coffee News

The editorial director of Roast Magazine’s Daily Coffee News, Nick has worked for more than 15 years full-time as a reporter and editor, from hard news to monthly magazines. When not chasing stories, Nick has worked as a consultant to numerous companies within the coffee sector.

Contact Editorial

For story ideas, feedback or other editorial inquiries, contact Daily Coffee News editor Nick Brown at: — 512-736-7509

Contact Sales

For advertising or other promotional opportunities, contact:  —  503-282-2399

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