A Guided Crawl Through Some of the Best Coffee Spots in Omaha

A Guided Crawl Through Some of the Best Coffee Spots in Omaha

May 28, 2015 1:27 pm

Along the banks of the Missouri River on the far eastern side of Nebraska along its border with Iowa, the City of Omaha has a […]

May I Speak Frankly About Why Coffee is Behind in the Breeding Game?

May I Speak Frankly About Why Coffee is Behind in the Breeding Game?

May 28, 2015 10:58 am

by Kraig Kraft of CRS Coffeelands Blog Greek mythology is full of mythical beasts that are created from a fusion of two distinct entities. Some […]

A Case Study on a Case Study on the Effects of Roasting on Flavor

A Case Study on a Case Study on the Effects of Roasting on Flavor

May 27, 2015 1:09 pm

It never ceases to amaze me the number of people I encounter who drink coffee on a daily basis, sometimes lots and lots of coffee, […]

Bird Friendly Certification: Decidedly Good for Birds, But What About Farmers?

Bird Friendly Certification: Decidedly Good for Birds, But What About Farmers?

May 27, 2015 10:07 am

by Jefferson Shriver of CRS Coffeelands Blog Dr. Robert Rice is commonly referred to as the coffee industry’s “voice of the birds,” and the certification he represents […]

Goodbye to David Letterman with a Top Ten ‘Somethings’ in Coffee Sustainability

Goodbye to David Letterman with a Top Ten ‘Somethings’ in Coffee Sustainability

May 20, 2015 9:41 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog Tonight is the last broadcast of the Late Show with David Letterman.  In homage to his 33 years on […]

Opinion: Musicians the Big Losers in the Starbucks/Spotify Deal

Opinion: Musicians the Big Losers in the Starbucks/Spotify Deal

May 19, 2015 9:04 am

Starbucks and Spotify are planning a multiyear partnership that will give Starbucks employees and rewards program customers access to in-store playlists. The program is expected […]

The Costs of Production and Why Buyers Might Want to Understand Them

The Costs of Production and Why Buyers Might Want to Understand Them

May 12, 2015 9:41 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog At The SCAA Event last month, Mark Lundy from CIAT presented the results of costs-of-production research we did together […]

From Precocious Love to Crowdfunding Controversy: The Invergo Story

From Precocious Love to Crowdfunding Controversy: The Invergo Story

May 11, 2015 10:20 am

Invergo Founder and Designer Cameron Hughes estimates he was roughly 12 when he first fell in love with coffee — the smell of it, anyway. The […]

A Discussion with Five Women Shaping Sustainability in the Coffee Industry

A Discussion with Five Women Shaping Sustainability in the Coffee Industry

April 28, 2015 11:26 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog Earlier this month, I was scheduled to facilitate a panel at the SCAA Event titled, “Sustainability in Practice.” It was to […]

Rainforest Alliance Coffee Certification May Soon Not Actually Require Shade Cover

Rainforest Alliance Coffee Certification May Soon Not Actually Require Shade Cover

April 28, 2015 9:35 am

by Julie Craves of Coffee & Conservation The Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) is revising the standards used for Rainforest Alliance certification, as part of a review process […]