German Music Group Threatens a Whole Bunch of U.S. Coffee Roasters

German Music Group Threatens a Whole Bunch of U.S. Coffee Roasters

August 26, 2014 8:37 am

A German music group has launched what appears to be a senseless legal attack on dozens of U.S. coffee companies, as part of a larger […]

San Diego’s WestBean to Open First Brick-and-Mortar Shop Downtown

San Diego’s WestBean to Open First Brick-and-Mortar Shop Downtown

August 19, 2014 11:17 am

San Diego’s WestBean Coffee Roasters is planning to open its first brick-and-mortar shop this October, in a high-traffic downtown spot on Broadway between 2nd and […]

Consumer Group Fair World Project Rates the Buying Practices of 19 U.S. Roasters

Consumer Group Fair World Project Rates the Buying Practices of 19 U.S. Roasters

August 5, 2014 9:06 am

The Fair World Project has released an analysis of the trading and transparency practices of some of America’s leading roasters, with some surprising and potentially […]

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 […]