Stranded Yemeni-American Trying to Flee Civil War for U.S. Coffee Events

Stranded Yemeni-American Trying to Flee Civil War for U.S. Coffee Events

March 30, 2015 12:56 pm

A Yemeni delegation scheduled to represent the Yemen coffee industry at multiple U.S. events this April is reportedly stranded, struggling to flee the country amid […]

Major Changes Coming to the 2016 World Barista Championship

Major Changes Coming to the 2016 World Barista Championship

March 27, 2015 3:00 pm

Major changes are coming to the World Barista Championship format beginning in 2016, including a single grinder limitation, a new espresso machine model and a new “milk […]

Java Jog 2014: Where Did the Money Go?

Java Jog 2014: Where Did the Money Go?

March 27, 2015 11:45 am

Change can be difficult to perceive from 8,300 miles away, but the $35,000 raised at last year’s Java Jog for a Cause — held in conjunction […]

Four Women From Different Sides of Coffee Industry Talk Gender Equity

Four Women From Different Sides of Coffee Industry Talk Gender Equity

March 26, 2015 3:25 pm

It is not by chance or some sort of collective awakening of consciousness that many people working in the coffee industry have renewed or expanded […]

Chinese Leaders Plan to Create One of World’s Largest Coffee Exchange Centers

Chinese Leaders Plan to Create One of World’s Largest Coffee Exchange Centers

March 26, 2015 12:28 pm

Coffee leaders in China’s primary growing region, Yunnan Province, have plans to invest some $120 million USD, with the hope of establishing one of the […]

Meet the 23-Year-Old Behind the Farmer-Concerned Snack Brand Cherry Hero

Meet the 23-Year-Old Behind the Farmer-Concerned Snack Brand Cherry Hero

March 25, 2015 11:48 am

  In 2012, David Boyle met a group of Ethiopian coffee farmers  while visiting Durban, South Africa. The farmers had relocated because they had been unable to […]

“A Film About Coffee” Announced as James Beard Award Finalist

“A Film About Coffee” Announced as James Beard Award Finalist

March 24, 2015 12:17 pm

For inexplicable reasons, the James Beard Foundation still doesn’t have any coffee-specific awards. But the group has done some justice to the coffee world this […]

La Marzocco Unveils a Mini Model of the Linea Classic for High-End Home Use

La Marzocco Unveils a Mini Model of the Linea Classic for High-End Home Use

March 24, 2015 11:16 am

La Marzocco today introduced a home version of one of one of the commercial coffee industry’s iconic espresso machines, the Linea Classic. The Linea Mini […]

New ICO Study Takes Long View of Continent-Wide Sustainability Issues in Africa

New ICO Study Takes Long View of Continent-Wide Sustainability Issues in Africa

March 19, 2015 1:28 pm

Outside of some notable production gains this past crop year in Ethiopia and Uganda, many African countries remain in a downward production slide. The causes […]

Coffee and Cannabis for a Cause Coming to Seattle in April

Coffee and Cannabis for a Cause Coming to Seattle in April

March 18, 2015 12:28 pm

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