Never Shy on Activism, Madison’s Just Coffee is Finally Talking Coffee, Too

Never Shy on Activism, Madison’s Just Coffee is Finally Talking Coffee, Too

May 19, 2015 11:24 am

In dog years, Just Coffee Cooperative of Madison, Wis., is 98. In human years, the company is 14. In coffee years, it’s probably somewhere in between. […]

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, […]

Spyhouse Coffee to Open Fourth Minneapolis Location in Warehouse District

Spyhouse Coffee to Open Fourth Minneapolis Location in Warehouse District

March 11, 2015 8:21 am

Minneapolis roaster/retailer Spyhouse Coffee is planning its fourth location, Spyhouse West, in the Brunsfield North Loop development in the city’s warehouse district. Each of Spyhouse’s […]

Coming to Columbus: Mission Coffee Co.’s Roastery and Education Lab

Coming to Columbus: Mission Coffee Co.’s Roastery and Education Lab

February 17, 2015 10:46 am

Mission Coffee Co., which has helped drive Columbus, Ohio, coffee culture since opening a Short North shop in 2012, plans to open a coffee education and […]

Affluent Chicago ‘Burb Evanston Wants to Give Some Coffee Business a Sweet Deal

Affluent Chicago ‘Burb Evanston Wants to Give Some Coffee Business a Sweet Deal

February 2, 2015 12:34 pm

Evanston, Ill., an affluent North Chicago suburb and home to Northwestern University, is just begging for a new coffee roaster/retailer to move in. The city […]

Crimson Cup Opens $1.1 Million Roasting and Distribution HQ in Columbus

Crimson Cup Opens $1.1 Million Roasting and Distribution HQ in Columbus

January 29, 2015 11:28 am

Ohio’s Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea has opened a new $1.1 million, 20,000-square-foot roasting and distribution facility in Columbus, more than doubling the company’s production […]

Bow Truss Coffee’s Windows Covered with Anti-Gentrification Signs in Chicago

Bow Truss Coffee’s Windows Covered with Anti-Gentrification Signs in Chicago

January 28, 2015 11:36 am

Unknown protesters twice last week posted hand-made signs on the windows of Chicago’s Bow Truss Coffee Roasters Pilsen neighborhood shop, with race-related and anti-gentrification messages. […]

New Brewing in Cincy: Collective Espresso’s Second Neighborhood Bar

New Brewing in Cincy: Collective Espresso’s Second Neighborhood Bar

January 22, 2015 8:00 am

After providing coffee-sacred ground in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine district for espresso and manual coffee drinkers for the past two years, the team behind Collective Espresso has […]

Fireside Slurping at Peace Coffee’s New Minneapolis Skyscraper Bar

Fireside Slurping at Peace Coffee’s New Minneapolis Skyscraper Bar

January 13, 2015 10:05 am

Minneapolis-based Peace Coffee has opened its third retail location, on the first floor of the city’s second tallest building, the Capella Tower. The skyscraper, which originally […]

Ethiopia and Kenya Coffees Dominate 2015 Good Food Awards List

Ethiopia and Kenya Coffees Dominate 2015 Good Food Awards List

January 9, 2015 12:02 pm

The 5th Annual Good Food Awards Ceremony took place last night in San Francisco, honoring coffee roasters alongside craft producers in categories such as beer, cheese, spirits, […]