D.C. Roastery Vigilante Coffee Opens First Public Outpost in Hyatsville

D.C. Roastery Vigilante Coffee Opens First Public Outpost in Hyatsville

July 18, 2014 2:59 pm

After two years of building wholesale accounts and putting in time at farmers markets, flea markets and pop ups, Washington D.C.’s Vigilante Coffee is opening […]

Katie Carguilo to Help Lead Counter Culture Coffee’s Westward Charge

Katie Carguilo to Help Lead Counter Culture Coffee’s Westward Charge

July 8, 2014 12:11 pm

Of Counter Culture Coffee‘s eight existing regional training centers, the Chicago outpost its Westernmost. That’s about to change big time, as the company is moving […]

Raleigh-Based Stockton Graham & Co. Acquires Eurocafe Imports’ Southeast Business

Raleigh-Based Stockton Graham & Co. Acquires Eurocafe Imports’ Southeast Business

June 25, 2014 12:18 pm

  20-year-old Raleigh, N.C.-based macro roaster and equipment distributor Stockton Graham & Co. has acquired the distribution business of one of its former regional wholesale […]

Check Out This Fun, Interactive Coffee Seasonality Map from Counter Culture

Check Out This Fun, Interactive Coffee Seasonality Map from Counter Culture

June 20, 2014 9:39 am

Well, this is fun. Counter Culture Coffee, which months ago gave us the gift of this greatly expanded Taster’s Flavor Wheel, now presents a lightly interactive […]

A Look at Some of the Best Coffee Packaging Designs of 2014

A Look at Some of the Best Coffee Packaging Designs of 2014

June 12, 2014 12:16 pm

The Dieline Awards program, celebrating achievement in consumer packaging, is considered to be a premier showcase in the global design community. It also happens to […]

Could You Be the Next Roaster of the Year?

Could You Be the Next Roaster of the Year?

June 9, 2014 11:42 am

Time flies when you’re roasting tons of coffee. Roast Magazine’s Roaster of the Year program is now in its 10th year, with each year surpassing […]

Mayorga Coffee to Nearly Double its D.C.-Area Production Facilities

Mayorga Coffee to Nearly Double its D.C.-Area Production Facilities

June 4, 2014 2:53 pm

Rockville, Md.-based Mayorga Coffee plans to nearly double the size of its corporate headquarters and roastery with the move to a 21,914-square-foot facility on E. Gude […]

1000 Faces, Ken Kesey’s Psychedelic Hay and Packaging Varietals Side by Side

1000 Faces, Ken Kesey’s Psychedelic Hay and Packaging Varietals Side by Side

May 21, 2014 2:50 pm

There is a trend emerging in specialty coffee right now that not only reflects unprecedented farm-level ingenuity, but also unprecedented consumer interest in tasting experiences. […]

CLR Roasters Goes Fully Vertical with Plantation Acquisition in Nicaragua

CLR Roasters Goes Fully Vertical with Plantation Acquisition in Nicaragua

May 15, 2014 12:40 pm

Miami-based CLR Roasters has acquired a 450-acre coffee plantation and processing facility near Matagalpa, Nicaragua, which along with another contracted 450-acre plantation nearby will make the […]

Alabama Roastery Closing After Anti-Gay Tweet Fallout Makes Business ‘Not Fun’

Alabama Roastery Closing After Anti-Gay Tweet Fallout Makes Business ‘Not Fun’

May 12, 2014 10:52 am

An Alabama couple that earlier this year opened the first specialty roastery in the Muscle Shoals, Ala., area since the 1940s is getting out of the game […]