Kohi Labs is Fine-Tuning a Stainless Steel Fabric Filter for Aeropress

Kohi Labs is Fine-Tuning a Stainless Steel Fabric Filter for Aeropress

November 21, 2014 1:05 pm

With manual brewing devices, the filter oftentimes represents the only opportunity for after-market additions that can significantly affect the cup. The Aeropress is one such […]

Mondelez Backing Up Sustainability Talk with Third-Party Auditing Partnership

Mondelez Backing Up Sustainability Talk with Third-Party Auditing Partnership

November 19, 2014 1:31 pm

Mondelez International, the world’s second largest coffee company in terms of sales revenue, is for the first time entering into a third-party auditing partnership for its existing […]

La Marzocco Banking on High-End Home Brewing Growth with New Home Division

La Marzocco Banking on High-End Home Brewing Growth with New Home Division

November 18, 2014 4:58 pm

Espresso machine manufacturer La Marzocco has launched La Marzocco Home, a new business unit based in the company’s Seattle offices that sells direct to consumers. […]

Creating Differentiation Through Quality Awards in Mantiqueira de Minas, Brazil

Creating Differentiation Through Quality Awards in Mantiqueira de Minas, Brazil

November 18, 2014 12:07 pm

Growers and sellers in a region of Brazil’s Minas Gerais are organizing to promote the quality of their coffees, last week holding the first annual Mantiqueira […]

Coffee Prices Hit 2.5-Year High, While Brazilian Expert Skeptical About 2015/16 Crop

Coffee Prices Hit 2.5-Year High, While Brazilian Expert Skeptical About 2015/16 Crop

November 17, 2014 9:24 am

The average price of coffee worldwide reached its highest in more than two-and-a-half years in October, with weather conditions in Brazil continuing to affect commodity […]

Opinion Letter from Colombia’s FNC on the Emerging Institutional Uncertainty

Opinion Letter from Colombia’s FNC on the Emerging Institutional Uncertainty

November 13, 2014 11:39 am

A reasonably contentious situation has emerged in the Colombian coffee sector, following a leaked Presidential commission report that suggested the need for widespread reforms among […]

Hey, How are Things Looking? The SCAA Wants to Know

Hey, How are Things Looking? The SCAA Wants to Know

November 12, 2014 1:46 pm

The SCAA last week announced the launch of a new Retail Sentiment Index (RSI) survey, which will be used to create a gauge for optimism in […]

Coffee Compound GCA May Curb Obesity, But Let’s Not Get Carried Away, Researchers Say

Coffee Compound GCA May Curb Obesity, But Let’s Not Get Carried Away, Researchers Say

November 12, 2014 9:21 am

Chlorogenic acid (CGA), a chemical compound prevalent in coffee, may help prevent some of the damaging effects of obesity, according to a study recently published […]

In Case You Couldn’t Get to Vilnius, Here Is Dark Times 2014 in Photos

In Case You Couldn’t Get to Vilnius, Here Is Dark Times 2014 in Photos

November 11, 2014 2:23 pm

The second annual Dark Times Coffee Conference came and went late last month at Galerija Vartai in Vilnius, Lithuania. In addition to bringing together an impressive roster […]

Poursteady Uses Robotics Technology for a Commercial Pourover Bar

Poursteady Uses Robotics Technology for a Commercial Pourover Bar

November 9, 2014 2:22 pm

A group of New York-based engineers and product designers have turned a pet project for a commercial pourover machine into a full-blown business venture. The product […]