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 […]

Just Love Coffee Roasters Building First Three Stores in Major Expansion Plan

Just Love Coffee Roasters Building First Three Stores in Major Expansion Plan

January 27, 2015 2:45 pm

Murfreesboro, Tenn.-based roastery and retailer Just Love Coffee Roasters is readying three new shops for opening, with ambitious franchising plans for approximately 150 locations, primarily […]

Meet Beachcomber Coffee: Energy-Efficient Roasting in Vancouver

Meet Beachcomber Coffee: Energy-Efficient Roasting in Vancouver

January 27, 2015 11:03 am

At the gateway of the Sunshine Coast in Southwestern British Colombia, in the small town of Gibsons, is a cafe that any Canadian of a certain […]

B Corp Could Be Coffee’s Next Big Certification Movement, and Here’s Why

B Corp Could Be Coffee’s Next Big Certification Movement, and Here’s Why

January 21, 2015 7:10 am

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog First things first: I know I am late to the B Corp party. I first heard about B Corp […]

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 […]

Color Analysis in QC, Roast Logging and More Inside the Jan./Feb. Issue of Roast

Color Analysis in QC, Roast Logging and More Inside the Jan./Feb. Issue of Roast

December 31, 2014 11:20 am

The September/October 2014 issue of Roast Magazine is now shipping. If you’re not yet a Roast subscriber, become one here. Below are previews of three […]

Bay Area Food Craft Institute Launches Five-Week Course Touring Top Roasteries

Bay Area Food Craft Institute Launches Five-Week Course Touring Top Roasteries

December 30, 2014 12:11 pm

Oakland-based Food Craft Institute is launching a five-week program designed for entrepreneurs interested in developing their own craft coffee roasting and/or retail businesses. FCI regularly […]

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 […]

It’s a Post-Xmas Supersonic Gathering in Berkeley with Tim Wendelboe

It’s a Post-Xmas Supersonic Gathering in Berkeley with Tim Wendelboe

December 19, 2014 12:32 pm

In 2011, Colombian coffee farmer and organizer Elias Roa met Oslo, Norway-based roaster and former World Barista Champion Tim Wendelboe with news that he’d just purchased […]