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┬áMTY 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 […]

Package Design Case Study: Transcend Coffee in Edmonton

Package Design Case Study: Transcend Coffee in Edmonton

September 30, 2014 6:44 am

With a roastery, two brick-and-mortar cafes and a permanent place inside the downtown Mother’s Farmers Market, Transcend Coffee already had a strong presence in Edmonton, […]

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 […]

Package Design Case Study: Detour Coffee Roasters of Burlington, Ontario

Package Design Case Study: Detour Coffee Roasters of Burlington, Ontario

June 17, 2014 2:43 pm

With package redesigns, the consumer sees one thing, then they see a newer, better thing. Of course, the process is not so clear-cut for designers, […]