Coming Soon, the DRC’s First Ever Cupping Competition of Traceable Coffees

Coming Soon, the DRC’s First Ever Cupping Competition of Traceable Coffees

May 26, 2015 2:17 pm

Several nonprofits and NGOs are preparing for the first cupping competition of its kind of traceable coffees from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Saveur du Kivu, which […]

Drinking Lots of Coffee May Prevent Erectile Dysfunction, According to New Study

Drinking Lots of Coffee May Prevent Erectile Dysfunction, According to New Study

May 26, 2015 12:34 pm

Drinking two to three cups of coffee per day reduces the incidence of erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a new study published in the journal […]

Meet EspressoForge: A Publicly Polished Portable Espresso Device

Meet EspressoForge: A Publicly Polished Portable Espresso Device

May 22, 2015 8:59 am

The EspressoForge is a fascinating new arrival to the sparsely populated field of portable manual espresso equipment. It resembles a bicycle pump but is truly […]

Is This Your Standard for Blueberry in Sensory Evaluation of Coffee?

Is This Your Standard for Blueberry in Sensory Evaluation of Coffee?

May 21, 2015 7:40 am

You might not expect a conversation on flavor to lead with climate change, but the two seemingly disparate subjects are both at the heart of […]

Q&A on Colombian Institutional Reform with the FNC’s Luis Fernando Samper

Q&A on Colombian Institutional Reform with the FNC’s Luis Fernando Samper

May 19, 2015 9:54 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog In 2013, Colombia was roiled by a series of strikes that started in the coffeelands but soon went national.  […]

Indonesian Coffee Ambassador Irvan Helmi and the Upcoming Ubud Food Festival

Indonesian Coffee Ambassador Irvan Helmi and the Upcoming Ubud Food Festival

May 18, 2015 10:54 am

A sibling event of Ubud Writers & Readers Festival and Bali Emerging Writers Festival, the Ubud Food Festival is coming to Ubud, Bali, June 5-7, […]

Starbucks Claims 99% ‘Ethically Sourced’ Coffee, But What Does That Even Mean?

Starbucks Claims 99% ‘Ethically Sourced’ Coffee, But What Does That Even Mean?

May 15, 2015 7:55 am

During the opening ceremonies of the SCAA 2015 Event last month in Seattle, the company’s vice president of global coffee, Craig Russell, proudly announced the […]

Luis Muñoz Resigns from the FNC’s Top Elected Position

Luis Muñoz Resigns from the FNC’s Top Elected Position

May 14, 2015 10:46 am

After five years as the lead official for the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC), Luis G. Muñoz yesterday announced his immediate resignation. The announcement came during […]

Stumptown Coffee Majority Stakeholder TSG May Be Negotiating Sale

Stumptown Coffee Majority Stakeholder TSG May Be Negotiating Sale

May 11, 2015 11:31 am

The private-equity investment group that owns a majority stake in Stumptown Coffee Roasters is working on a potential deal to sell, according to a Wall Street […]

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 […]