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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fireside Slurping at Peace Coffee’s New Minneapolis Skyscraper Bar

Fireside Slurping at Peace Coffee’s New Minneapolis Skyscraper Bar

January 13, 2015 10:05 am

Minneapolis-based Peace Coffee has opened its third retail location, on the first floor of the city’s second tallest building, the Capella Tower. The skyscraper, which originally […]

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 […]

Socially Enterprising Peace Coffee Files as Public Benefit Corporation

Socially Enterprising Peace Coffee Files as Public Benefit Corporation

January 5, 2015 8:09 am

Minneapolis-based roaster and retailer Peace Coffee joined a short list of Minnesota companies filing as a public benefit corporation on the first available day under a […]

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 […]

Seattle’s Caffe Vita Planning New Roastery and Cafe in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Seattle’s Caffe Vita Planning New Roastery and Cafe in Bushwick, Brooklyn

December 22, 2014 12:04 pm

One of the stalwarts of contemporary coffee sourcing, roasting and retailing, Seattle’s Caffe Vita is planning to open a new roastery and cafe in Bushwick, […]

Mystery Solved: See Who Is Supplying Coffee to the White House

Mystery Solved: See Who Is Supplying Coffee to the White House

December 12, 2014 12:40 pm

Earlier this year, Boston Globe reporter Matt Viser asserted that the coffee supplier for the White House had become something of a state secret. With little […]