Handsome Coffee Co-Founder Michael Phillips Introspective as the Brand’s Sun Sets

Handsome Coffee Co-Founder Michael Phillips Introspective as the Brand’s Sun Sets

July 14, 2014 2:02 pm

Handsome Coffee Roasters in Los Angeles is officially transitioning into a Blue Bottle Coffee location this week, marking the end of the brand created by […]

Katie Carguilo to Help Lead Counter Culture Coffee’s Westward Charge

Katie Carguilo to Help Lead Counter Culture Coffee’s Westward Charge

July 8, 2014 12:11 pm

Of Counter Culture Coffee‘s eight existing regional training centers, the Chicago outpost its Westernmost. That’s about to change big time, as the company is moving […]

Hilo Coffee Mill Up For Grabs on Hawaii’s Big Island for Nearly $1.5 Million

Hilo Coffee Mill Up For Grabs on Hawaii’s Big Island for Nearly $1.5 Million

June 19, 2014 10:58 am

Business partners who have spent more than a decade developing a 23-acre (9.5 hectares) property in Mountain View on the island of Hawaii into a […]

This Week in Kickstarter: Heartbreak Coffee’s Big Plans for Downtown Long Beach

This Week in Kickstarter: Heartbreak Coffee’s Big Plans for Downtown Long Beach

June 18, 2014 12:46 pm

Heartbreak Coffee, a Long Beach, Calif.-based nano roastery that has been increasingly busy shipping orders in hand-washed jars with hand-cut labels, is hoping to raise […]

Specialty Coffee is Good in Sacramento, and These Roasters Want You to Know It

Specialty Coffee is Good in Sacramento, and These Roasters Want You to Know It

June 13, 2014 2:15 pm

Two Sacramento, Calif., roasteries are teaming up to help shed some light on the city’s craft coffee scene for local consumers and those farther afield. Following the popularity of […]

A Look at Some of the Best Coffee Packaging Designs of 2014

A Look at Some of the Best Coffee Packaging Designs of 2014

June 12, 2014 12:16 pm

The Dieline Awards program, celebrating achievement in consumer packaging, is considered to be a premier showcase in the global design community. It also happens to […]

Could You Be the Next Roaster of the Year?

Could You Be the Next Roaster of the Year?

June 9, 2014 11:42 am

Time flies when you’re roasting tons of coffee. Roast Magazine’s Roaster of the Year program is now in its 10th year, with each year surpassing […]

Hawaiian Coffee Farms Settle After Alleged Labor and Civil Rights Violations

Hawaiian Coffee Farms Settle After Alleged Labor and Civil Rights Violations

June 4, 2014 11:24 am

Four Hawaiian farms, including two coffee farms, have agreed to pay a combined $2.4 million directly to Thai farm workers as part of a labor […]

What is Direct Trade, Really? A Question for Coffee Consumers and Roasters Alike

What is Direct Trade, Really? A Question for Coffee Consumers and Roasters Alike

May 30, 2014 1:42 pm

Direct trade is a fuzzy concept, even for those people who make a living among coffee supply chains. So it’s no wonder the concept can be completely […]

For Nearly $3 Million, This Luxury Coffee Plantation Could Be Yours

For Nearly $3 Million, This Luxury Coffee Plantation Could Be Yours

May 29, 2014 12:50 pm

One can always dream. A 2-acre working coffee plantation is currently available in  Launiupoko, Hawaii, at the base of the West Maui mountains. The plantation […]