Women-Focused Ugandan Cooperative Earns 2015 SCAA Sustainability Award

Women-Focused Ugandan Cooperative Earns 2015 SCAA Sustainability Award

March 2, 2015 3:00 pm

The Bukonzo Joint Cooperative Union, whose women-centered value chain development framework has proven successful in Western Uganda and beyond for more than a decade, is […]

Inside Zagat’s 2015 Coffee Consumer Trends Survey

Inside Zagat’s 2015 Coffee Consumer Trends Survey

March 2, 2015 12:38 pm

Google-owned restaurant review surveyor Zagat has released its third annual National Coffee Survey, including some illuminating results on how much U.S. consumers are willing to pay for […]

NGOs Promote Trade, Gender Equality as New Coffees Emerge from DRC

NGOs Promote Trade, Gender Equality as New Coffees Emerge from DRC

February 25, 2015 12:06 pm

A group of NGOs with ties to the Democratic Republic of Congo coffee industry is planning a series events in the Kivu region this May to […]

Brewers Cup: From the Shadows to the Cutting Edge in Manual Brewing

Brewers Cup: From the Shadows to the Cutting Edge in Manual Brewing

February 24, 2015 12:07 pm

by Clark Le Compte Brewers Cup could be considered the younger sibling to the higher-profile, SCAA-sponsored Barista Championship. As younger siblings do, it has in recent […]

Say Hello to the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championship Winners

Say Hello to the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championship Winners

February 23, 2015 3:06 pm

A massive assortment of coffee talent gathered in the Long Beach (Calif.) Arena this past weekend for the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championships, where some heavy hardware […]

U.S. Health Agencies May Officially Deem Coffee a Healthy Drink

U.S. Health Agencies May Officially Deem Coffee a Healthy Drink

February 23, 2015 11:21 am

The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a group appointed by the USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services to update official dietary guidelines […]

Winning Lot Fetches $189/lb at Expectation-Shattering Chinese Specialty Auction

Winning Lot Fetches $189/lb at Expectation-Shattering Chinese Specialty Auction

February 19, 2015 3:40 pm

A Chinese specialty coffee auction in January shattered all expectations and broke a world record for live auctions, with a winning lot fetching $189.32 USD per pound. The auction was […]

Philz Coffee Secures Additional $15 Million Investment for Nationwide Expansion

Philz Coffee Secures Additional $15 Million Investment for Nationwide Expansion

February 18, 2015 4:11 pm

San Francisco-based Philz Coffee has secured $15 million in investments from sources including Jonah Hill and Snoop Dogg, with plans to expand its retail footprint nationwide. News site […]

SCAA and SCAE Join to Create the First UAE National Chapter in Dubai

SCAA and SCAE Join to Create the First UAE National Chapter in Dubai

February 17, 2015 11:08 am

The Specialty Coffee Association of Europe and the Specialty Coffee Association of America have collaborated to help create the first national chapter in the United […]

Meet The Crowd-Conceived Handground Manual Grinder

Meet The Crowd-Conceived Handground Manual Grinder

February 13, 2015 2:50 pm

The makers of Handground, a manual grinder that was creatively crowd-developed, has nearly quadrupled its initial $35,000 production funding goal on Kickstarter, with weeks still […]