Behmor Unveiling ‘Connected’ Roaster and Brewer Models

Behmor Unveiling ‘Connected’ Roaster and Brewer Models

March 17, 2015 12:45 pm

Home coffee equipment maker Behmor has refashioned its popular 1-pound-capacity 1600 roaster with app-integrated technology. The company recently unveiled the “1600 Connected” model at the […]

ICO, 4C and IDH Announce Biggest International Coffee PPP To Date

ICO, 4C and IDH Announce Biggest International Coffee PPP To Date

March 12, 2015 8:01 am

Citing systemic sustainability issues, three huge players in the commodity coffee world have formed an alliance to develop “farmer-centric” approaches for the sector’s long-term health. The International Coffee Organization, […]

The Origin-Focused Preview of SCAA 2015 in Seattle

The Origin-Focused Preview of SCAA 2015 in Seattle

March 9, 2015 10:26 am

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog The 27th SCAA Event opens one month from today, which means it’s time for my annual SCAA preview and […]

Businessman Part of Green Coffee Craze Reaches $9 Million FTC Settlement

Businessman Part of Green Coffee Craze Reaches $9 Million FTC Settlement

January 27, 2015 11:57 am

Lindsay Duncan, a Texas businessman who capitalized on the green coffee weight loss fad, has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, agreeing that […]

Bonavita to Open European Headquarters Next Month in The Netherlands

Bonavita to Open European Headquarters Next Month in The Netherlands

January 26, 2015 4:44 pm

Coffee equipment maker Bonavita is expanding its international presence next month with the opening of a European headquarters in Almelo, The Netherlands. The Bonavita brand […]

Multinational Tea Company Ito En to Acquire Distant Lands Coffee for $82 Million

Multinational Tea Company Ito En to Acquire Distant Lands Coffee for $82 Million

January 19, 2015 9:17 am

  Japan-based Ito En has begun filing to acquire U.S.-based roaster and importer Distant Lands Coffee Company in a deal worth a reported $82 million. Distant Lands […]

Lavazza Unveils U.S. Headquarters and Showroom in Lower Manhattan

Lavazza Unveils U.S. Headquarters and Showroom in Lower Manhattan

January 6, 2015 11:35 am

Italian coffee giant Lavazza has opened its 15,000-square-foot U.S. headquarters and showroom, occupying the entire 27th floor of the historic skyscraper at 120 Wall Street […]

Socially Enterprising Peace Coffee Files as Public Benefit Corporation

Socially Enterprising Peace Coffee Files as Public Benefit Corporation

January 5, 2015 8:09 am

Minneapolis-based roaster and retailer Peace Coffee joined a short list of Minnesota companies filing as a public benefit corporation on the first available day under a […]

Citing Growth Elsewhere, Peet’s Bugs Out of Key Rust Belt Markets

Citing Growth Elsewhere, Peet’s Bugs Out of Key Rust Belt Markets

December 17, 2014 11:22 am

Peet’s Coffee & Tea has pulled the plug on all its remaining Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania stores, many of which had been open a year […]

Massimo Zanetti Opens 58,000-Square-Foot Vietnam Roasting Plant

Massimo Zanetti Opens 58,000-Square-Foot Vietnam Roasting Plant

November 26, 2014 12:06 pm

Banking on long-term growth in the Asian market throughout its brand spectrum, Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group has cut the ribbon on a multimillion dollar roasting […]