“I Degassed About Three Minutes Ago:” Conan O’Brien Visits Intelligentsia L.A.

“I Degassed About Three Minutes Ago:” Conan O’Brien Visits Intelligentsia L.A.

November 19, 2014 9:35 am

Last night’s episode of Conan included a field trip to Intelligentsia’s West Coast headquarters in Los Angeles. As would be expected, Conan O’Brien provided most of […]

Pachamama Coffee Hopes to Go Fully Vertical with New CoffeeCSA Roaster

Pachamama Coffee Hopes to Go Fully Vertical with New CoffeeCSA Roaster

November 14, 2014 7:49 am

Pachamama Coffee Cooperative, a farmer-owned, farmer-governed cooperative with a U.S. base in Sacramento, is hoping to further integrate its operations vertically by adding a 15k […]

Cervical Cancer Kills in Coffee Communities, but U.S. Roasters Can Help

Cervical Cancer Kills in Coffee Communities, but U.S. Roasters Can Help

November 11, 2014 11:36 am

Grounds for Health is launching what has the potential to be the biggest fundraising campaign in the nonprofit’s 18-year history fighting preventable cervical cancer deaths […]

Inside Bird Rock Coffee Roasters’ Big New Bar in Little Italy, San Diego

Inside Bird Rock Coffee Roasters’ Big New Bar in Little Italy, San Diego

November 5, 2014 11:53 am

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters has soft-opened its coffee bar inside shiny new mixed-use building on Kettner Blvd., in the northern section of San Diego’s Little […]

Inside Andante Coffee Roasters’ New Echo Park Shop

Inside Andante Coffee Roasters’ New Echo Park Shop

October 27, 2014 11:10 am

  Los Angeles’ Andante Coffee Roasters, which debuted on Beverly Blvd. in the Mid City neighborhood last year, recently opened its second location, an elegant, bar-focused […]

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 introduced 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 services to […]