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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Blue Bottle Acquiring L.A.’s Handsome Coffee and Subscription Service Tonx

Blue Bottle Acquiring L.A.’s Handsome Coffee and Subscription Service Tonx

April 7, 2014 1:02 pm

Blue Bottle Coffee, which recently secured its second major cash infusion in as many years, is buying Handsome Coffee’s flagship Los Angeles roastery and bar, as […]

Keith Gehrke Leading New Roasting Ops for Berkeley’s Local 123

Keith Gehrke Leading New Roasting Ops for Berkeley’s Local 123

March 18, 2014 11:19 am

Berkeley’s beloved Local 123, which opened in 2009 as a multi-roaster shop then switched exclusively to Four Barrel under the guidance of owner Frieda Hoffman, is […]

A Long Time Coming, Andytown Set to Open in the Outer Sunset

A Long Time Coming, Andytown Set to Open in the Outer Sunset

March 18, 2014 10:46 am

If you’re anywhere near the Outer Sunset in San Francisco this weekend, we’ve got your plans. After months upon months of construction and inspections, as […]

Rogers Family Files Antitrust and Unfair Competition Lawsuit Against Keurig Green Mountain

Rogers Family Files Antitrust and Unfair Competition Lawsuit Against Keurig Green Mountain

March 17, 2014 11:39 am

Lincoln, Calif.-based Rogers Family Coffee Company has filed a lawsuit against Keurig Green Mountain Inc. alleging violations of federal and California antitrust and unfair competition laws […]

San Francisco’s Sightglass Coffee Opens Second Bar and Roastery

San Francisco’s Sightglass Coffee Opens Second Bar and Roastery

February 26, 2014 10:11 am

San Francisco’s Sightglass Coffee has opened its second retail bar and roastery, inside a 1,200-square-foot former factory space on the east side of the Mission […]

Blue Bottle Coffee Opens Boerum Hill Outpost, More to Follow

Blue Bottle Coffee Opens Boerum Hill Outpost, More to Follow

February 24, 2014 10:43 am

Unannounced, Blue Bottle Coffee opened its sixth New York outpost yesterday, on Dean Street in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn. Eater New York reports that […]