Blue Bottle Publicly Defending Some Cuts to Part-Timer Benefits

Blue Bottle Publicly Defending Some Cuts to Part-Timer Benefits

November 26, 2014 12:38 pm

Blue Bottle Coffee is publicly defending its decision to cut health insurance benefits to some of its existing part-time employees as part of a company-wide […]

Massimo Zanetti Opens 58,000-Square-Foot Vietnam Roasting Plant

Massimo Zanetti Opens 58,000-Square-Foot Vietnam Roasting Plant

November 26, 2014 12:06 pm

Banking on long-term growth in the Asian market throughout its brand spectrum, Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group has cut the ribbon on a multimillion dollar roasting […]

Must-See Video: GoPro Cameras Inside a Commercial Drum Roaster

Must-See Video: GoPro Cameras Inside a Commercial Drum Roaster

November 24, 2014 11:46 am

Using GoPro and Canon DSLR cameras, Hungarian roaster Laczkó Gábor has given us an extraordinary view into the mechanisms of a commercial coffee roaster. The video, “Roasted,” […]

Meet Chickenswitch, an Action Sports Coffee Brand with Eyes on New York

Meet Chickenswitch, an Action Sports Coffee Brand with Eyes on New York

November 20, 2014 2:08 pm

  A pair of young entrepreneurs currently calling Ohio home have launched a new coffee company, Chickenswitch, that has a decidedly sporty-lifestyle ethos. Working with a […]

L.A.’s Brand-Focused Pancake Epidemic Opens Numerous Seoul Shops Serving Stumptown

L.A.’s Brand-Focused Pancake Epidemic Opens Numerous Seoul Shops Serving Stumptown

November 20, 2014 11:56 am

The Pancake Epidemic, a division of the self-described “experiential marketing firm” Street Virus, based in Los Angeles, has been real busy in Seoul, opening up multiple […]

“I Degassed About Three Minutes Ago:” Conan O’Brien Visits Intelligentsia L.A.

“I Degassed About Three Minutes Ago:” Conan O’Brien Visits Intelligentsia L.A.

November 19, 2014 9:35 am

Last night’s episode of Conan included a field trip to Intelligentsia’s West Coast headquarters in Los Angeles. As would be expected, Conan O’Brien provided most of […]

Latest Subscription Service Bean Box Flips the Script with Seattle-Only Focus

Latest Subscription Service Bean Box Flips the Script with Seattle-Only Focus

November 17, 2014 8:03 am

As the coffee subscription segment evolves — either by “curators” or by individual roasteries dressing up their online shopping options — we’re seeing an increasing amount […]

Pachamama Coffee Hopes to Go Fully Vertical with New CoffeeCSA Roaster

Pachamama Coffee Hopes to Go Fully Vertical with New CoffeeCSA Roaster

November 14, 2014 7:49 am

Pachamama Coffee Cooperative, a farmer-owned, farmer-governed cooperative with a U.S. base in Sacramento, is hoping to further integrate its operations vertically by adding a 15k […]

Cervical Cancer Kills in Coffee Communities, but U.S. Roasters Can Help

Cervical Cancer Kills in Coffee Communities, but U.S. Roasters Can Help

November 11, 2014 11:36 am

Grounds for Health is launching what has the potential to be the biggest fundraising campaign in the nonprofit’s 18-year history fighting preventable cervical cancer deaths […]

From Lebron and the Browns to this Barista Calendar, Cleveland is Hot Right Now

From Lebron and the Browns to this Barista Calendar, Cleveland is Hot Right Now

November 10, 2014 11:56 am

Despite the impending winter, where each frosty gust blustering in from Lake Erie will weather the soul down to mere shell, things are going real good […]