2014 Coffee Fest National Winners and The Making of “America’s Best Espresso”

2014 Coffee Fest National Winners and The Making of “America’s Best Espresso”

October 31, 2014 1:09 pm

Coffee Fest held its final show of the year this month in Portland, including the national competitions for its three flagship events: America’s Best Coffeehouse […]

26 Roasters From 15 States Announced as Good Food Awards Finalists

26 Roasters From 15 States Announced as Good Food Awards Finalists

October 22, 2014 4:30 pm

The Good Food Awards, now in its 5th year as a leading awards program that places equal emphasis on quality and responsible food sourcing, recently […]

U.S. Importer/Roasters Lead Effort to Save Antigua’s Finca El Valle

U.S. Importer/Roasters Lead Effort to Save Antigua’s Finca El Valle

October 21, 2014 12:18 pm

Three U.S. coffee companies are kickstarting an effort to raise $20,000 for Finca El Valle, an 85-acre farm in Antigua, Guatemala, that has struggled to […]

Design Details: From Clunky Case to Pour-Over Bar at Quills Coffee

Design Details: From Clunky Case to Pour-Over Bar at Quills Coffee

October 3, 2014 6:50 am

After building out multiple retail locations over seven years, the team at Louisville’s Quills Coffee has learned a thing or two about functional design. That […]

Perc Coffee Roasters: On A Rocket Ship Since 2010

Perc Coffee Roasters: On A Rocket Ship Since 2010

October 1, 2014 7:26 am

“We’ve been on a rocket ship since 2010,” Philip Brown says of his four-year-old company, Perc Coffee, which began as a one-man micro roastery and […]

How Counter Culture and BKON Are Brewing Up an ‘Innovation Leap’

How Counter Culture and BKON Are Brewing Up an ‘Innovation Leap’

September 29, 2014 1:00 am

BKON, maker of the negative-pressure brewer that blew up (metaphorically) at the SCAA Event this past Spring, has developed a strategic partnership with Durham, N.C.-based […]

Counter Culture Giving Colorful Makeover to Bags, Roast Names

Counter Culture Giving Colorful Makeover to Bags, Roast Names

September 15, 2014 10:42 am

After nearly 20 years in business, Durham, N.C.-based Counter Culture Coffee is unveiling bright new new packaging for its 12-ounce retail bags, beginning Oct. 3. […]

After 17 Years of Note-Taking, Cuvee Coffee Opens Stunning First Bar in Austin

After 17 Years of Note-Taking, Cuvee Coffee Opens Stunning First Bar in Austin

September 11, 2014 7:26 am

After years of building Cuvee Coffee¬†into a leading Texas specialty coffee roastery, founder Mike McKim was experiencing what he describes as “kind of a career […]

The Pattern of Coffee and People at Houndstooth Dallas

The Pattern of Coffee and People at Houndstooth Dallas

September 9, 2014 8:16 am

The Pattern of Coffee and People This is written on the wall of all three of Houndstooth Coffee‘s retail locations, the newest which recently opened […]

Inside Velo Coffee Roasters: Growing Specialty Coffee in Chattanooga

Inside Velo Coffee Roasters: Growing Specialty Coffee in Chattanooga

September 8, 2014 12:14 pm

Why is specialty coffee exciting right now? It’s not just that there are people doing some really creative and innovative things in medium- and smaller-sized¬†markets […]