A Totally Biased Party Guide to SCAA 2014 in Seattle

A Totally Biased Party Guide to SCAA 2014 in Seattle

April 22, 2014 12:44 pm

Whether for a good cause or just for fun, we on the Roast Magazine team would like you to come party with us this week in […]

Feature-Length Documentary “A Film About Coffee” Making Screen Debut

Feature-Length Documentary “A Film About Coffee” Making Screen Debut

April 22, 2014 10:57 am

A Film About Coffee, the highly anticipated feature-length film on specialty coffee from seed to cup, is debuting this Saturday, April 26, in conjunction with […]

Erna Knutsen to Retire with an Incredible Legacy in Specialty Coffee

Erna Knutsen to Retire with an Incredible Legacy in Specialty Coffee

April 21, 2014 2:05 pm

Erna Knutsen, known for coining the phrase “specialty coffee” four decades ago, is retiring as operations begin to wind down at Knutson Coffees Ltd. Knutsen […]

Groundwork Coffee Secures Multi-Year Deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center

Groundwork Coffee Secures Multi-Year Deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center

April 18, 2014 8:45 am

Los Angeles-based Groundwork Coffee Company has inked a multi-year deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center to supply coffee for all the venue’s retail kiosks […]

Proportion of Shade-Grown Coffee Down Nearly 20 Percent Since 1996, Researchers Say

Proportion of Shade-Grown Coffee Down Nearly 20 Percent Since 1996, Researchers Say

April 17, 2014 11:02 am

The proportion of shade-grown coffee globally has dropped by nearly 20 percent since 1996, threatening biodiversity and production sustainability throughout the world, according to new research […]

Big Names, New Gear and Nyeri Updates at Counter Culture’s Revamped ‘Pro Dev’ Series

Big Names, New Gear and Nyeri Updates at Counter Culture’s Revamped ‘Pro Dev’ Series

April 16, 2014 5:22 pm

Counter Culture Coffee is introducing its revamped “Pro Dev” workshop and lecture series at each of its regional training centers, including fancy guests, brand new […]

Colombian Farmers Set April 28 Deadline for Protests, Harvest Should Continue

Colombian Farmers Set April 28 Deadline for Protests, Harvest Should Continue

April 16, 2014 4:08 pm

Coffee farmers in Colombia are preparing to protest beginning April 28, claiming that the government is not following through on the $444 million in subsidies […]

A Huge Step Forward for Fine Robusta. Is the Specialty Coffee Market Ready?

A Huge Step Forward for Fine Robusta. Is the Specialty Coffee Market Ready?

April 16, 2014 11:52 am

Long talked about for its potential in the growing specialty market, fine robusta is taking a big step forward with the Uganda-led development of a […]

Fairtrade International Introducing Awards Program for Producers and Buyers

Fairtrade International Introducing Awards Program for Producers and Buyers

April 15, 2014 11:16 am

Fairtrade International (FLO) is launching its first awards program to celebrate producers and traders throughout the world who “go the extra mile and achieve outstanding results […]

Monthly C-Market Report: Extreme Volatility Amid Brazil Uncertainty

Monthly C-Market Report: Extreme Volatility Amid Brazil Uncertainty

April 14, 2014 11:30 am

Uncertainly regarding the current harvest in Brazil created unprecedented volatility in global coffee prices throughout March 2014, according to the latest report from the International […]