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, […]

Rise Up Coffee Roasters Opening Fourth Spot in Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Rise Up Coffee Roasters Opening Fourth Spot in Maryland’s Eastern Shore

April 7, 2015 8:20 am

Celebrating 10 years as a retailer and three years as a roaster in Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Rise Up Coffee Roasters is planning to open a […]

Now Roasting: Borealis Coffee Brings Northern Lights to New England

Now Roasting: Borealis Coffee Brings Northern Lights to New England

April 2, 2015 7:45 am

By all accounts, there is a fair amount of genuine terror associated with one’s first purchase of a production roaster. In the case of Brian Dwiggins, […]

Buffalo’s Public Espresso Opens in Historic Hotel, Plans 3,500-s.f. Flagship

Buffalo’s Public Espresso Opens in Historic Hotel, Plans 3,500-s.f. Flagship

March 23, 2015 12:03 pm

Buffalo, New York’s Public Espresso + Coffee is greatly adding to its public presence. The small-batch roastery, founded by partners Sam Scarcello, Matt Rayburg and […]

Now Roasting in South Philadelphia’s Point Breeze: Other Animal

Now Roasting in South Philadelphia’s Point Breeze: Other Animal

March 20, 2015 1:59 pm

Diverging slightly from a career in restaurants and foodservice, Daniel Westiner has created his own small-batch commercial roasting operation, Other Animal Coffee Roasters, in South Philadelphia’s Point Breeze […]

Long Island City’s Coffeed Opens in Manhattan and Seoul, More Coming

Long Island City’s Coffeed Opens in Manhattan and Seoul, More Coming

March 4, 2015 10:22 am

Long Island City, Queens-based roastery Coffeed (emphasis on feed) has opened its first Manhattan cafe, inside a building owned by children’s charity The New York Foundling. Coffeed […]

ME Swing and Pueblo a Pueblo: A Case Study in Charitable Collaboration

ME Swing and Pueblo a Pueblo: A Case Study in Charitable Collaboration

February 16, 2015 1:29 pm

Donate X amount per X sold for X cause. It’s a simple enough formula, even an intuitive one in the case of giving back to […]

New Hampshire’s A&E Roastery Hoping to Break the Loyalty Pattern in Manchester

New Hampshire’s A&E Roastery Hoping to Break the Loyalty Pattern in Manchester

February 12, 2015 2:41 pm

Having called it home for two years in a previous life, I have a soft spot in my heart for Manchester, N.H., a city where the […]

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, […]

Blue Bottle to Relocate Williamsburg Roasting HQ to Renovated 1930s Warehouse

Blue Bottle to Relocate Williamsburg Roasting HQ to Renovated 1930s Warehouse

January 6, 2015 10:22 am

Blue Bottle Coffee is planning to move its New York roasting headquarters to the Lewis Steel Building in North Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Blue Bottle opened its Berry […]