Erna Knutsen to Retire with an Incredible Legacy in Specialty Coffee

Erna Knutsen to Retire with an Incredible Legacy in Specialty Coffee

April 21, 2014 2:05 pm

Erna Knutsen, known for coining the phrase “specialty coffee” four decades ago, is retiring as operations begin to wind down at Knutson Coffees Ltd. Knutsen […]

Indie Food Reseller Mouth Unveils Reputable Roaster Roster for Coffee Program

Indie Food Reseller Mouth Unveils Reputable Roaster Roster for Coffee Program

April 21, 2014 12:55 pm

Mouth, an online reseller of indie food products like jerkies, pickled stuff and candy bars from smaller sellers throughout the United States, has launched a […]

Boston’s Barismo Relocates Roastery to Somerville Farm-to-Table Food Hub

Boston’s Barismo Relocates Roastery to Somerville Farm-to-Table Food Hub

April 21, 2014 11:36 am

Boston-area roaster Barismo has moved its roasting and wholesale headquarters into a brand new Somerville space, described by primary tenant Aeronaut Brewing Company as an incubator […]

Counter Culture Buyers Ionescu and Hill on a ‘Coalescing’ Direct-Trade Philosophy

Counter Culture Buyers Ionescu and Hill on a ‘Coalescing’ Direct-Trade Philosophy

April 18, 2014 10:37 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog Last week, I told the market here that if it wants meticulous selection, conservation of heirloom cultivars and improved cup quality, […]

Groundwork Coffee Secures Multi-Year Deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center

Groundwork Coffee Secures Multi-Year Deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center

April 18, 2014 8:45 am

Los Angeles-based Groundwork Coffee Company has inked a multi-year deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center to supply coffee for all the venue’s retail kiosks […]

Radio Coffee & Beer Hoping to Make Waves in ‘New South Austin’

Radio Coffee & Beer Hoping to Make Waves in ‘New South Austin’

April 17, 2014 12:41 pm

An Texas musician with roots in Seattle coffee is hoping to be like the Willie Nelson of the South Austin coffee world. “We want all […]

Big Names, New Gear and Nyeri Updates at Counter Culture’s Revamped ‘Pro Dev’ Series

Big Names, New Gear and Nyeri Updates at Counter Culture’s Revamped ‘Pro Dev’ Series

April 16, 2014 5:22 pm

Counter Culture Coffee is introducing its revamped “Pro Dev” workshop and lecture series at each of its regional training centers, including fancy guests, brand new […]

Caffe Ibis Founder Randy Wirth Dies Following Crash with Alleged Drunk Driver

Caffe Ibis Founder Randy Wirth Dies Following Crash with Alleged Drunk Driver

April 15, 2014 9:46 am

Randy Wirth, who founded Logan, Utah-based Caffe Ibis with his wife Sally Sears in 1976, has died from injuries suffered during a vehicle crash last […]

A Discovery Channel: Looking Back At CoffeeCon Chicago 2014

A Discovery Channel: Looking Back At CoffeeCon Chicago 2014

April 14, 2014 10:45 am

Talking to visitors at the consumer show CoffeeCon this past weekend at the Zhou B Art Center on Chicago’s near South side, I heard countless […]

Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters Opens Bar Inside Old Shipping Crates

Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters Opens Bar Inside Old Shipping Crates

April 11, 2014 11:02 am

A mere four months after opening its flagship shop and roastery and bar on Pecos St., Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters has opened its second retail shop, […]