With D.C. Flagship, Peet’s Announces Plans for 43 More Stores in D.C. and Chicago

With D.C. Flagship, Peet’s Announces Plans for 43 More Stores in D.C. and Chicago

April 8, 2014 1:29 pm

Emeryville, Calif.-based Peet’s Coffee & Tea yesterday unveiled its flagship store near the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C., where it plans to […]

Blue Bottle Acquiring L.A.’s Handsome Coffee and Subscription Service Tonx

Blue Bottle Acquiring L.A.’s Handsome Coffee and Subscription Service Tonx

April 7, 2014 1:02 pm

Blue Bottle Coffee, which recently secured its second major cash infusion in as many years, is buying Handsome Coffee’s flagship Los Angeles roastery and bar, as […]

Startup Coffee Flour Hopes to Turn Processed Cherries Into Big Business

Startup Coffee Flour Hopes to Turn Processed Cherries Into Big Business

April 3, 2014 3:32 pm

A Seattle startup working with a pair of the world’s largest coffee companies is hoping to turn a product called Coffee Flour — milled from […]

Could Google’s April Fools Joke Be a Creepy Look Into Coffee’s Future?

Could Google’s April Fools Joke Be a Creepy Look Into Coffee’s Future?

April 2, 2014 1:08 pm

April Fools jokes were aplenty in the coffee world yesterday. Some of the highlights included Caribou Coffee’s Clear Coffee promo, this guy making homemade kopi […]

Peet’s and Razorfish Create Groundbreaking Model for E-Commerce

Peet’s and Razorfish Create Groundbreaking Model for E-Commerce

April 1, 2014 3:25 pm

Peet’s Coffee & Tea and and digital marketing and technology company Razorfish have entered into an agreement that could revolutionize e-commerce development through profit-sharing. The pay-for-performance […]

London Coffee Festival 2014 Broadens Scope to Include ‘Lifestyle Brands’

London Coffee Festival 2014 Broadens Scope to Include ‘Lifestyle Brands’

March 28, 2014 8:25 am

For coffee professionals, next week is is a good one to be in London. Organizers of the London Coffee Festival are predicting a record turnout […]

Peet’s and Pandora Partnership Plan Plays to Patrons’ Musical Palates

Peet’s and Pandora Partnership Plan Plays to Patrons’ Musical Palates

March 25, 2014 11:32 am

Peet’s Coffee & Tea and the music streaming service Pandora are teaming up for a Peet’s-branded radio station that will be played at all its […]

Down Syndrome Barista Competition Returns in Four Regions of Spain

Down Syndrome Barista Competition Returns in Four Regions of Spain

March 20, 2014 10:46 am

Of all the world’s competition events for baristas — which are many and often marginalized — one truly stands out for its inclusion of marginalized […]

NZ Group to Expand Esquire Coffee Houses Throughout Canada

NZ Group to Expand Esquire Coffee Houses Throughout Canada

March 19, 2014 11:36 am

The publicly traded New Zealand company that owns most of the global brand rights for Esquires Coffee Houses has plans to expand the retail chain […]

Nespresso to To Tim Wendelboe: Our Quality Matches Yours

Nespresso to To Tim Wendelboe: Our Quality Matches Yours

March 17, 2014 1:56 pm

Nestle-owned pod coffee giant Nespresso is firing back at influential Norwegian roaster Tim Wendelboe, arguing that its pre-ground coffee capsules match the quality of Wendelboe’s […]