Major Changes Coming to the 2016 World Barista Championship

Major Changes Coming to the 2016 World Barista Championship

March 27, 2015 3:00 pm

Major changes are coming to the World Barista Championship format beginning in 2016, including a single grinder limitation, a new espresso machine model and a new “milk […]

What Is Craft Coffee?

What Is Craft Coffee?

March 25, 2015 3:39 pm

Terminology integrity issues abound in the coffee world. Consider generic, hollow quality differentiators like “premium” or “gourmet.” Or the fuzziness associated with “direct trade.” Or […]

Revolución to Represent Coffee at Portland Mercado, Grand Opening April 11

Revolución to Represent Coffee at Portland Mercado, Grand Opening April 11

March 25, 2015 12:59 pm

Portland Mercado, the 7,000-square-foot market and Latino-owned-business incubator soon to open in outer Southeast Portland, has announced the addition Cafe Revolución. It will be the second […]

Sacramento’s The Trade Combines Coffee and Co-Working in Hybrid Model

Sacramento’s The Trade Combines Coffee and Co-Working in Hybrid Model

March 24, 2015 2:44 pm

At some point, we’re going to need a name for the modern coffee shop/office hybrid: the retail spaces designed for business incubation and meetings that […]

La Marzocco Unveils a Mini Model of the Linea Classic for High-End Home Use

La Marzocco Unveils a Mini Model of the Linea Classic for High-End Home Use

March 24, 2015 11:16 am

La Marzocco today introduced a home version of one of one of the commercial coffee industry’s iconic espresso machines, the Linea Classic. The Linea Mini […]

Buffalo’s Public Espresso Opens in Historic Hotel, Plans 3,500-s.f. Flagship

Buffalo’s Public Espresso Opens in Historic Hotel, Plans 3,500-s.f. Flagship

March 23, 2015 12:03 pm

Buffalo, New York’s Public Espresso + Coffee is greatly adding to its public presence. The small-batch roastery, founded by partners Sam Scarcello, Matt Rayburg and […]

Oceana Coffee Opens Second Shop in SE Florida’s Budding Specialty Market

Oceana Coffee Opens Second Shop in SE Florida’s Budding Specialty Market

March 20, 2015 11:06 am

At only three years old, Oceana Coffee is something of a specialty pioneer in Southeast Florida, particularly in Palm Beach County. Owners Scott and Amy […]

15,000 Square Feet of Tech Innovation and Blue Bottle Coffee at Hanahaus

15,000 Square Feet of Tech Innovation and Blue Bottle Coffee at Hanahaus

March 18, 2015 10:48 am

While some smaller cafes shy away from wi-fi to discourage space-and-time-eating laptop use, a new cafe concept in the heart of Silicon Valley is taking […]

Single Cups and Workplace Coffee in the NCA’s 2015 Consumer Trends Report

Single Cups and Workplace Coffee in the NCA’s 2015 Consumer Trends Report

March 17, 2015 11:39 am

Single-cup brewing systems are continuing their meteoric rise, while workplace coffee may provide one of the industry’s biggest opportunities for development. This according to the […]

The Martha Stewart Cafe is Happening in Chelsea

The Martha Stewart Cafe is Happening in Chelsea

March 12, 2015 11:27 am

Martha Stewart says she is living her long-time dream of opening a cafe, which she of course named Martha Stewart Cafe. In a press release […]