Say Bonjour to the Barisieur, a Pour Over/Alarm Clock Hybrid

Say Bonjour to the Barisieur, a Pour Over/Alarm Clock Hybrid

July 31, 2014 12:07 pm

Over the past three years, we’ve seen countless innovations in home gadgetry designed to improve quality. This new alarm clock coffeemaker hybrid from British designer […]

Rob Stephen to Help Lead Olam’s Specialty Business Outside the U.S.

Rob Stephen to Help Lead Olam’s Specialty Business Outside the U.S.

July 30, 2014 10:43 am

A past president of the Specialty Coffee Association of America, Rob Stephen is taking on a new role at Olam Specialty Coffee, where he will […]

Direct Trade Myths and Why Some Farmers Can’t Afford to Care About Quality

Direct Trade Myths and Why Some Farmers Can’t Afford to Care About Quality

July 29, 2014 11:28 am

by Nora Burkey Direct trade, albeit a fuzzy concept, is generally regarded as a positive and socially responsible practice in today’s coffee industry. Buying directly cuts […]

Allegra Events to Debut ‘Coffee Masters’ Skills Competition at London Coffee Festival

Allegra Events to Debut ‘Coffee Masters’ Skills Competition at London Coffee Festival

July 29, 2014 10:04 am

London-based Allegra Events has created a new comprehensive skills competition format, called Coffee Masters, for the 2015 London Coffee Festival. The production company says the […]

This Insane 1,400-Mile Bike Tour is Good for Coffee

This Insane 1,400-Mile Bike Tour is Good for Coffee

July 28, 2014 11:02 am

If you see three Englishmen next month biking southward along the West Coast, buy them a coffee and maybe even give them some cash. Steven […]

Made in the USA: The State of the Hawaiian Coffee Industry

Made in the USA: The State of the Hawaiian Coffee Industry

July 25, 2014 12:33 pm

by Roast Magazine Editor Emily Puro When you think Kona, you probably think coffee. In many ways, it’s that rich reputation and long-standing tradition that […]

A Tour of Four Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farms

A Tour of Four Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farms

July 25, 2014 12:18 pm

by Roast Magazine Editor Emily Puro As part of the Hawaii Coffee Association’s (HCA) 19th Annual Conference and Trade Show, the public was invited to […]

The Debut of Roast & Roots: Connecting Hawaiian Coffee, Farming and Culture

The Debut of Roast & Roots: Connecting Hawaiian Coffee, Farming and Culture

July 25, 2014 12:17 pm

by Roast Magazine Editor Emily Puro This year’s Hawaii Coffee Association (HCA) Conference and Trade Show saw the debut of a new event highlighting the […]

Barista Nation in Denver: Schedule Plus Tips on How to Behave

Barista Nation in Denver: Schedule Plus Tips on How to Behave

July 23, 2014 12:00 pm

Specialty coffee has been exploding in Denver over the past couple years, making the Mile-High City a perfect locale for this weekend’s start-up-themed Barista Nation, the […]

The 2015 U.S. Coffee Championships is Taking its Talents to Long Beach

The 2015 U.S. Coffee Championships is Taking its Talents to Long Beach

July 22, 2014 2:19 pm

The Specialty Coffee Association of America has announced that the U.S. Coffee Championships will be held February 19–22, 2015, at the recently renovated Long Beach (Calif.) […]