Inside Zagat’s 2015 Coffee Consumer Trends Survey

Inside Zagat’s 2015 Coffee Consumer Trends Survey

March 2, 2015 12:38 pm

Google-owned restaurant review surveyor Zagat has released its third annual National Coffee Survey, including some illuminating results on how much U.S. consumers are willing to pay for […]

Now TNTing in NOLA: The New Orleans Barista Social Club

Now TNTing in NOLA: The New Orleans Barista Social Club

February 25, 2015 1:36 pm

Baristas are organizing in New Orleans — not in a Woody Guthrie way, but in a “let’s all get together, have some fun, develop our craft […]

Brash Coffee Planning New Atlanta Outpost for Salvadoran Coffee

Brash Coffee Planning New Atlanta Outpost for Salvadoran Coffee

February 16, 2015 5:42 pm

Brash Coffee, the roaster/retail brand created by Matt Ludwikowski, has announced plans to open a shop in Atlanta’s Westside Provisions District. Ludwikowski, a former Octane Coffee […]

Just Love Coffee Roasters Building First Three Stores in Major Expansion Plan

Just Love Coffee Roasters Building First Three Stores in Major Expansion Plan

January 27, 2015 2:45 pm

Murfreesboro, Tenn.-based roastery and retailer Just Love Coffee Roasters is readying three new shops for opening, with ambitious franchising plans for approximately 150 locations, primarily […]

Meet Southern Roots, Pairing Panther Coffee with Fresh Food and Bulk Goods in Jacksonville

Meet Southern Roots, Pairing Panther Coffee with Fresh Food and Bulk Goods in Jacksonville

January 22, 2015 12:36 pm

by Matthew Shaw Jacksonville, Fla., is a deceptively large city. Its population of over 800,000 — twice that of Miami — is scattered across 885 […]

Inside Upstart Revelator Coffee’s First Bar in Downtown Birmingham

Inside Upstart Revelator Coffee’s First Bar in Downtown Birmingham

January 7, 2015 12:56 pm

Last March, we reported on Revelator Coffee, a New Orleans-based startup with some hefty investment backing and development plans for an upscale retail bar concept throughout […]

Greater Cincy’s Carabello Coffee to Expand Roastery and Flagship Bar

Greater Cincy’s Carabello Coffee to Expand Roastery and Flagship Bar

January 7, 2015 10:07 am

Cincinnati-area roastery and retailer Carabello Coffee has secured more than $40,000 through Kickstarter, with plans to buy and renovate its existing headquarters building for expansion. […]

2014 Year in Review: Retail and Barista News

2014 Year in Review: Retail and Barista News

December 26, 2014 8:10 am

If anything, 2014 has proven that the North American retail market has opportunities for growth in all directions. As big chains plowed forward with obsessive retail […]

Avocado Toast is Out, and Other 2015 Coffee Retail Trends from Baum + Whiteman

Avocado Toast is Out, and Other 2015 Coffee Retail Trends from Baum + Whiteman

December 11, 2014 12:07 pm

Avocado toast, kale and Sriracha are all on the way out, while oysters, root vegetables and hummus are trending upward. This according to the entertaining annual […]

Alton Brown Wants You to Help Build His 2015 Coffee Roadmap

Alton Brown Wants You to Help Build His 2015 Coffee Roadmap

December 10, 2014 11:31 am

Where Alton Brown goes, people follow. It’s not charisma alone. He’s built his celebrity and influence — including numerous New York Times best-selling books, foodie road […]