SCAA, Roast Magazine and Pacific Bag Team Up for 2015 Roaster Research

SCAA, Roast Magazine and Pacific Bag Team Up for 2015 Roaster Research

April 14, 2015 1:44 pm

Roast Magazine often receives highly specific inquiries from existing or potential coffee business owners. Inquiries like, “How many commercial roasteries opened in the U.S. last year?” or, […]

Meet Beachcomber Coffee: Energy-Efficient Roasting in Vancouver

Meet Beachcomber Coffee: Energy-Efficient Roasting in Vancouver

January 27, 2015 11:03 am

At the gateway of the Sunshine Coast in Southwestern British Colombia, in the small town of Gibsons, is a cafe that any Canadian of a certain […]

2014 Year in Review: Coffee Roasting

2014 Year in Review: Coffee Roasting

December 24, 2014 8:08 am

Refinement in roasting is an ongoing process, and on it went at very high levels throughout 2014. We’ve seen the creation of an influential new […]

Coffee Review Presents Its Top Coffees of 2014

Coffee Review Presents Its Top Coffees of 2014

December 11, 2014 1:53 pm

Coffee Review, which has been reviewing coffees on a 100-point scale since 1997, has released its second annual list of top roasted coffees. The Coffee […]

Canadian Chain Second Cup Unveils its High-End Market Concept in Toronto

Canadian Chain Second Cup Unveils its High-End Market Concept in Toronto

December 4, 2014 3:20 pm

Canadian roaster and retail chain Second Cup has followed through on recent promises to refresh its brand and introduce a “coffee-centric” approach to consumers with […]

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 […]

MTY Food Group Buys Van Houtte Cafes from Keurig Canada

MTY Food Group Buys Van Houtte Cafes from Keurig Canada

November 7, 2014 4:34 pm

Canadian quick-service franchisors MTY Food Group has purchased the assets of the Van Houtte Cafe-Bistros franchise network from Keurig Green Mountain’s Canadian division for an undisclosed […]

Canada’s Second Cup Unveils Aggressive Three-Year Growth Plan

Canada’s Second Cup Unveils Aggressive Three-Year Growth Plan

November 4, 2014 2:29 pm

Canadian coffee chain Second Cup has unveiled the details of a three-year strategic plan, including raising an additional $5 million of growth capital. The plan […]

By Way of Australia and England, Rave Coffee is Roasting in the Canadian Rockies

By Way of Australia and England, Rave Coffee is Roasting in the Canadian Rockies

November 4, 2014 10:44 am

The Rocky Mountain town of Canmore, about 45 minutes West of Calgary in Alberta, might seem an unlikely place to find a manual brew bar […]

Announcing the 2015 Macro Roaster of the Year: Reunion Island Coffee Roasters

Announcing the 2015 Macro Roaster of the Year: Reunion Island Coffee Roasters

October 17, 2014 8:00 am

Reunion Island Coffee Roasters Established: 1995 Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada Employees: 50 Leadership: Peter Pesce, owner; Adam Pesce, director of coffee Retail locations: Zero Roasters […]