Nespresso Says It Will Invest $554 Million In Sustainability Over Next Six Years

Nespresso Says It Will Invest $554 Million In Sustainability Over Next Six Years

August 28, 2014 9:05 am

Nespresso yesterday announced plans to invest 500 million Swiss francs ($554 million USD) in sustainability initiatives over the next six years. Nespresso owner Nestle stopped […]

Fraudulent Fillers in Coffee Revisited: The Coffee Fights Back

Fraudulent Fillers in Coffee Revisited: The Coffee Fights Back

August 26, 2014 8:41 am

Earlier this month, we reported on release by the American Chemical Society leading up to the group’s annual conference that suggested widespread use of filler ingredients […]

Monthly C-Market Report: July Forecasts Coffee Price Spike for August

Monthly C-Market Report: July Forecasts Coffee Price Spike for August

August 22, 2014 7:30 am

All signs are pointing to another dramatic spike in coffee prices this month as uncertainty surrounding Brazil’s current crop continues. According to the latest numbers […]

Big Central Barista Championship Returning to Minneapolis in November

Big Central Barista Championship Returning to Minneapolis in November

August 21, 2014 11:56 am

  The Specialty Coffee Association of America has just announced that the Big Central Regional Coffee Competition will be returning to Minneapolis for a second […]

KitchenAid Bringing the Pour Over Concept to the Masses

KitchenAid Bringing the Pour Over Concept to the Masses

August 20, 2014 8:13 am

If it hasn’t already, the phrase “pour over” seems poised to enter the mainstream lexicon. KitchenAid, arguably the most well-known home kitchen appliance brand, is preparing […]

Malaysian Coffee Leaders To Debut Trade Show, Specialty Association

Malaysian Coffee Leaders To Debut Trade Show, Specialty Association

August 18, 2014 7:51 am

With both growing production and domestic consumption, coffee industry leaders in Malaysia are taking a big step in announcing the inaugural Café Malaysia 2015 trade show, […]

This Week in Kickstarter: The Cortica Cork and Porcelain Travel Mug

This Week in Kickstarter: The Cortica Cork and Porcelain Travel Mug

August 13, 2014 8:25 am

Technically, this is a few weeks ago in Kickstarter, as this cork-wrapped porcelain travel mug called Cortica is currently in production, having earned nearly $65,000, […]

Producers to Blame for Fraudulent Fillers in Ground Coffees, Researchers Say

Producers to Blame for Fraudulent Fillers in Ground Coffees, Researchers Say

August 12, 2014 11:51 am

Diminishing production in key growing regions like Brazil is causing some producers to use fillers like corn, soy, wood, twigs and even chunks of earth, according […]

Direct Trade Fast Food Coffee? Chick-Fil-A Announces Deal with Thrive

Direct Trade Fast Food Coffee? Chick-Fil-A Announces Deal with Thrive

August 12, 2014 10:46 am

The fast food coffee wars escalated this morning when Chick-fil-A announced it is partnering with Thrive Farmers Coffee to offer what the chicken empire is […]

Say Hello to AltoAir, a Wall-Free Pour Over System from Bairro Alto

Say Hello to AltoAir, a Wall-Free Pour Over System from Bairro Alto

August 11, 2014 2:16 pm

The highly design-minded team at British product maker Bairro Alto recently released the AltoAir, a pour over system that visually and functionally more resembles a nest. Here […]