L.A.’s Brand-Focused Pancake Epidemic Opens Numerous Seoul Shops Serving Stumptown

L.A.’s Brand-Focused Pancake Epidemic Opens Numerous Seoul Shops Serving Stumptown

November 20, 2014 11:56 am

The Pancake Epidemic, a division of the self-described “experiential marketing firm” Street Virus, based in Los Angeles, has been real busy in Seoul, opening up multiple […]

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 […]

MTY Food Group Buys Van Houtte Cafes from Keurig Canada

MTY Food Group Buys Van Houtte Cafes from Keurig Canada

November 7, 2014 4:34 pm

Canadian quick-service franchisors MTY Food Group has purchased the assets of the Van Houtte Cafe-Bistros franchise network from Keurig Green Mountain’s Canadian division for an undisclosed […]

Canada’s Second Cup Unveils Aggressive Three-Year Growth Plan

Canada’s Second Cup Unveils Aggressive Three-Year Growth Plan

November 4, 2014 2:29 pm

Canadian coffee chain Second Cup has unveiled the details of a three-year strategic plan, including raising an additional $5 million of growth capital. The plan […]

Psychedlic Explorations Result in Stumtptown Coffee, Dolcezza Gelato Partnership

Psychedlic Explorations Result in Stumtptown Coffee, Dolcezza Gelato Partnership

November 4, 2014 12:17 pm

Portland-based Stumptown Coffee Roasters is planning to open a Washington D.C. satellite training lab inside the factory headquarters of one of the company’s wholesale clients, Dolcezza Gelato & […]

London’s Taylor St. Baristas Is Crowd-Funding a $1.8 Million Retail Expansion

London’s Taylor St. Baristas Is Crowd-Funding a $1.8 Million Retail Expansion

November 3, 2014 12:59 pm

With hopes of significantly expanding its retail footprint, London’s Taylor St. Baristas is turning to an unorthodox bond funding method: crowd-funding. The Taylor St. team […]

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 […]

Announcing the 2015 Macro Roaster of the Year: Reunion Island Coffee Roasters

Announcing the 2015 Macro Roaster of the Year: Reunion Island Coffee Roasters

October 17, 2014 8:00 am

Reunion Island Coffee Roasters Established: 1995 Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada Employees: 50 Leadership: Peter Pesce, owner; Adam Pesce, director of coffee Retail locations: Zero Roasters […]

Inside La Colombe’s Bar/Distillery/Restaurant Flagship in Fishtown

Inside La Colombe’s Bar/Distillery/Restaurant Flagship in Fishtown

October 13, 2014 11:47 am

La Colombe has officially opened its sprawling coffee bar/restaurant/rum distillery/bakery inside an 11,000-square-foot warehouse space in Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood. In a recent interview regarding La Colombe’s plans […]

World-Class Graders Gather at Intelligentsia HQ for Colombia Sensory Trial

World-Class Graders Gather at Intelligentsia HQ for Colombia Sensory Trial

October 8, 2014 7:00 am

A week ago, some of the biggest names in coffee sourcing gathered at the Intelligentsia Coffee headquarters in Chicago to begin a quality analysis process that […]