Multinational Tea Company Ito En to Acquire Distant Lands Coffee for $82 Million

Multinational Tea Company Ito En to Acquire Distant Lands Coffee for $82 Million

January 19, 2015 9:17 am

  Japan-based Ito En has begun filing to acquire U.S.-based roaster and importer Distant Lands Coffee Company in a deal worth a reported $82 million. Distant Lands […]

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, […]

Inside Upstart Revelator Coffee’s First Bar in Downtown Birmingham

Inside Upstart Revelator Coffee’s First Bar in Downtown Birmingham

January 7, 2015 12:56 pm

Last March, we reported on Revelator Coffee, a New Orleans-based startup with some hefty investment backing and development plans for an upscale retail bar concept throughout […]

Greater Cincy’s Carabello Coffee to Expand Roastery and Flagship Bar

Greater Cincy’s Carabello Coffee to Expand Roastery and Flagship Bar

January 7, 2015 10:07 am

Cincinnati-area roastery and retailer Carabello Coffee has secured more than $40,000 through Kickstarter, with plans to buy and renovate its existing headquarters building for expansion. […]

Meet Kao Jai Coffee, Importing with Transparency from Thailand to Nashville

Meet Kao Jai Coffee, Importing with Transparency from Thailand to Nashville

December 31, 2014 12:09 pm

With no coffee industry experience, Kyle Ducharme and Megan Armstrong set out from Nashville to teach English in Northern Thailand in October 2013. While lesson […]

2014 Year in Review: Coffee Roasting

2014 Year in Review: Coffee Roasting

December 24, 2014 8:08 am

Refinement in roasting is an ongoing process, and on it went at very high levels throughout 2014. We’ve seen the creation of an influential new […]

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 […]

Coming to South Florida: 3,800-Square-Foot Warsaw Coffee

Coming to South Florida: 3,800-Square-Foot Warsaw Coffee

December 9, 2014 9:55 am

Just last month, the owners of Argyle Coffee Roasters, a new micro roastery in Fort Lauderdale, were telling us about the relative dearth of high-end coffee […]

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 […]

Argyle Coffee Roasters Joins the Short List of South Florida Specialty Players

Argyle Coffee Roasters Joins the Short List of South Florida Specialty Players

November 7, 2014 11:30 am

In South Florida, where Café Cubano still dominates alongside the ubiquitous Starbucks and Dunkin’ brands, specialty roasters are few and far between. “It’s just sludge with […]