26 Roasters From 15 States Announced as Good Food Awards Finalists

26 Roasters From 15 States Announced as Good Food Awards Finalists

October 22, 2014 4:30 pm

The Good Food Awards, now in its 5th year as a leading awards program that places equal emphasis on quality and responsible food sourcing, recently […]

This One-Woman Coffee Venture Could Give a Child a Home

This One-Woman Coffee Venture Could Give a Child a Home

October 22, 2014 3:56 pm

Coffee companies are often built around a strong mission, but rarely is the mission this singular and personal. Marlee Benefield last month introducedĀ a micro roastery […]

U.S. Importer/Roasters Lead Effort to Save Antigua’s Finca El Valle

U.S. Importer/Roasters Lead Effort to Save Antigua’s Finca El Valle

October 21, 2014 12:18 pm

Three U.S. coffee companies are kickstarting an effort to raise $20,000 for Finca El Valle, an 85-acre farm in Antigua, Guatemala, that has struggled to […]

Announcing the 2015 Micro Roaster of the Year: Portola Coffee Lab

Announcing the 2015 Micro Roaster of the Year: Portola Coffee Lab

October 17, 2014 8:02 am

Portola Coffee Lab Established: 2011 Location: Costa Mesa, California Employees: 28 Leadership: Jeff Duggan, Christa Duggan, co-owners Retail locations: One; three more in the works […]

Blue Bottle Unveils New Subscription Model As Tonx Brand Dissolves

Blue Bottle Unveils New Subscription Model As Tonx Brand Dissolves

September 18, 2014 10:30 am

The Tonx to Blue Bottle migration was completed this morning, including a brand refresh for Blue Bottle home coffees and an expansion of subscription servicesĀ to […]

The Pattern of Coffee and People at Houndstooth Dallas

The Pattern of Coffee and People at Houndstooth Dallas

September 9, 2014 8:16 am

The Pattern of Coffee and People This is written on the wall of all three of Houndstooth Coffee‘s retail locations, the newest which recently opened […]

What is a Coffee Ambassador? Thoughts from Temple’s Eton Tsuno

What is a Coffee Ambassador? Thoughts from Temple’s Eton Tsuno

September 3, 2014 3:06 pm

by Eton Tsuno of Temple Coffee This origin trip was different from most. Instead of a backpack, hiking boots, and rain jacket, I packed blazers, […]

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 […]