It’s a Post-Xmas Supersonic Gathering in Berkeley with Tim Wendelboe

It’s a Post-Xmas Supersonic Gathering in Berkeley with Tim Wendelboe

December 19, 2014 12:32 pm

In 2011, Colombian coffee farmer and organizer Elias Roa met Oslo, Norway-based roaster and former World Barista Champion Tim Wendelboe with news that he’s just purchased […]

Oahu Coffee Properties Under Quarantine Restrictions for Borer Infestation

Oahu Coffee Properties Under Quarantine Restrictions for Borer Infestation

December 17, 2014 10:24 am

The Hawaii Board of Agriculture today placed coffees from two Oahu properties owned by Dole Foods under quarantine restrictions due to the recent detection of a coffee […]

Inside Crop to Cup’s Brooklyn Showroom, a New Kind of Importer/Retailer Model

Inside Crop to Cup’s Brooklyn Showroom, a New Kind of Importer/Retailer Model

December 15, 2014 1:41 pm

There’s a relatively new coffee spot in Gowanus, Brooklyn, that has many of the trappings associated with today’s high-end retail shop, including grinders, brewers, lounge […]

Arcade Fire Frontman Win Butler and La Colombe Partner for Haitian RaRa Coffee

Arcade Fire Frontman Win Butler and La Colombe Partner for Haitian RaRa Coffee

December 12, 2014 10:53 am

Beginning with the parents of Arcade Fire founding member Régine Chassagne, who emigrated from Haiti during the dictatorship of François Duvalier, Arcade Fire has had […]

Coffee Review Presents Its Top Coffees of 2014

Coffee Review Presents Its Top Coffees of 2014

December 11, 2014 1:53 pm

Coffee Review, which has been reviewing coffees on a 100-point scale since 1997, has released its second annual list of top roasted coffees. The Coffee […]

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Doubles Capacity with New Roasting Headquarters

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Doubles Capacity with New Roasting Headquarters

December 10, 2014 3:36 pm

San Diego’s Bird Rock Coffee Roasters has officially launched operations at its new roastery in the Morena neighborhood, with plans to build it out into […]

Coming to South Florida: 3,800-Square-Foot Warsaw Coffee

Coming to South Florida: 3,800-Square-Foot Warsaw Coffee

December 9, 2014 9:55 am

Just last month, the owners of Argyle Coffee Roasters, a new micro roastery in Fort Lauderdale, were telling us about the relative dearth of high-end coffee […]

Opinion: Starbucks’ Upmarket Model and the Big Business of Little Bars

Opinion: Starbucks’ Upmarket Model and the Big Business of Little Bars

December 5, 2014 5:04 pm

Way back in 2011, shortly after news broke investment firm TSG Consumer Partners had made a “major” but undisclosed investment in Portland’s Stumptown Coffee Roasters, […]

Inside Starbucks’ New Reserve Line HQ, A Shrine to Company and Coffee

Inside Starbucks’ New Reserve Line HQ, A Shrine to Company and Coffee

December 5, 2014 10:43 am

Starbucks has unveiled its massive Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room, occupying a sprawling 15,000 square foot former automotive showroom after two years in the making. This is arguably […]

Canadian Chain Second Cup Unveils its High-End Market Concept in Toronto

Canadian Chain Second Cup Unveils its High-End Market Concept in Toronto

December 4, 2014 3:20 pm

Canadian roaster and retail chain Second Cup has followed through on recent promises to refresh its brand and introduce a “coffee-centric” approach to consumers with […]