Brewers Cup: From the Shadows to the Cutting Edge in Manual Brewing

Brewers Cup: From the Shadows to the Cutting Edge in Manual Brewing

February 24, 2015 12:07 pm

by Clark Le Compte Brewers Cup could be considered the younger sibling to the higher-profile, SCAA-sponsored Barista Championship. As younger siblings do, it has in recent […]

Say Hello to the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championship Winners

Say Hello to the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championship Winners

February 23, 2015 3:06 pm

A massive assortment of coffee talent gathered in the Long Beach (Calif.) Arena this past weekend for the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championships, where some heavy hardware […]

Winning Lot Fetches $189/lb at Expectation-Shattering Chinese Specialty Auction

Winning Lot Fetches $189/lb at Expectation-Shattering Chinese Specialty Auction

February 19, 2015 3:40 pm

A Chinese specialty coffee auction in January shattered all expectations and broke a world record for live auctions, with a winning lot fetching $189.32 USD per pound. The auction was […]

SCAA and SCAE Join to Create the First UAE National Chapter in Dubai

SCAA and SCAE Join to Create the First UAE National Chapter in Dubai

February 17, 2015 11:08 am

The Specialty Coffee Association of Europe and the Specialty Coffee Association of America have collaborated to help create the first national chapter in the United […]

Caffeination Returns to NZ with Expanded Consumer Focus and NZSCA Ties

Caffeination Returns to NZ with Expanded Consumer Focus and NZSCA Ties

February 10, 2015 12:28 pm

Coming into its second year, the New Zealand event Caffeination is growing into a larger space, with added consumer-focused programming and a deeper relationship with […]

JavaJog 2015 Coming to Seattle April 10, Benefiting Women in Ethiopia

JavaJog 2015 Coming to Seattle April 10, Benefiting Women in Ethiopia

February 5, 2015 4:26 pm

The third annual JavaJog for a Cause, which raises money and awareness for women in coffee-producing communities, has been scheduled for April 10, in conjunction […]

Record-High Scores Reached at Latest Brazil Naturals Cup of Excellence Competition

Record-High Scores Reached at Latest Brazil Naturals Cup of Excellence Competition

January 30, 2015 7:28 am

Twenty three lots received the Cup of Excellence designation at the recent Brazil Naturals Cup of Excellence competition in Araxá, where the records for the […]

Ethiopia and Kenya Coffees Dominate 2015 Good Food Awards List

Ethiopia and Kenya Coffees Dominate 2015 Good Food Awards List

January 9, 2015 12:02 pm

The 5th Annual Good Food Awards Ceremony took place last night in San Francisco, honoring coffee roasters alongside craft producers in categories such as beer, cheese, spirits, […]

Bay Area Food Craft Institute Launches Five-Week Course Touring Top Roasteries

Bay Area Food Craft Institute Launches Five-Week Course Touring Top Roasteries

December 30, 2014 12:11 pm

Oakland-based Food Craft Institute is launching a five-week program designed for entrepreneurs interested in developing their own craft coffee roasting and/or retail businesses. FCI regularly […]

Collaboration and Education at Second Le Carnaval du Café in Paris

Collaboration and Education at Second Le Carnaval du Café in Paris

December 30, 2014 10:57 am

After a November postponement, Oslo, Norway-based green coffee importer The Collaborative Coffee Source is readying the return of Le Carnaval du Café to Paris January 25-27. […]