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 […]

A Discovery Channel: Looking Back At CoffeeCon Chicago 2014

A Discovery Channel: Looking Back At CoffeeCon Chicago 2014

April 14, 2014 10:45 am

Talking to visitors at the consumer show CoffeeCon this past weekend at the Zhou B Art Center on Chicago’s near South side, I heard countless […]

Consumer-Focused CoffeeCon Coming to Chicago, More Cities to Follow

Consumer-Focused CoffeeCon Coming to Chicago, More Cities to Follow

April 9, 2014 2:50 pm

CoffeeCon, a consumer-focused daylong trade show now in its third year, is coming to Chicago this Saturday, April 12. Show director and coffee industry veteran Kevin […]

64 Baristas and 150 Lattes at the Inaugural Tokyo Latte Art Championship by Coffee Fest

64 Baristas and 150 Lattes at the Inaugural Tokyo Latte Art Championship by Coffee Fest

April 9, 2014 11:28 am

On April 4, 2014, the final morning of the three-day Coffee Fest Latte Art World Championship Open, a subdued buzz filled the event space at […]

Giant Mystery Brewer Makes You Network Before You Drink

Giant Mystery Brewer Makes You Network Before You Drink

April 8, 2014 3:03 pm

The Singapore Economic Development Board has created one of the wildest brewing units the world has ever seen: the hulking Coffee Connector. Debuting at the Economist […]