Berlin Roaster Finds 73 Pounds of Cocaine in Brazil Coffee Container

Berlin Roaster Finds 73 Pounds of Cocaine in Brazil Coffee Container

December 18, 2014 10:42 am

An unnamed Berlin coffee roaster opened a recently arrived green coffee container from Brazil to find 33 kilos (approximately 73 pounds) of cocaine, according to […]

Remembering Espresso Equipment Pioneer Bruno Dalla Corte

Remembering Espresso Equipment Pioneer Bruno Dalla Corte

December 15, 2014 2:25 pm

Known for his unrivaled work ethic, youthful spirit and ingenuity in espresso machine design, Bruno Dalla Corte passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, after a prolonged illness. […]

Czech Out these Photos From the 2014 Prague Coffee Festival

Czech Out these Photos From the 2014 Prague Coffee Festival

December 4, 2014 12:13 pm

Coffee in Prague has come a long way in a short time, thanks in large part to a community of roasters and baristas that’s been galvanized by […]

INTL FCStone Launches ‘From the Farmer’ Origin Analysis Series

INTL FCStone Launches ‘From the Farmer’ Origin Analysis Series

December 2, 2014 1:13 pm

Commodities analyst and financial services provider INTL FCStone has launched a new coffee market analysis series designed to dig deeper into market factors affecting individual […]

Jamaica’s Coffee Board Cracking Down On Counterfeit Blue Mountain Sellers

Jamaica’s Coffee Board Cracking Down On Counterfeit Blue Mountain Sellers

December 1, 2014 10:57 am

Jamaica’s Coffee Industry Board is launching new efforts to prevent the selling of coffees that are fraudulently labeled as Blue Mountain Coffee, a practice the […]

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 […]

WCE to Debut SCAA Symposium-Like Event Re:co in June 2015

WCE to Debut SCAA Symposium-Like Event Re:co in June 2015

November 25, 2014 11:36 am

In collaboration with the Specialty Coffee Association of America and the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe, World Coffee Events is this year debuting a program […]

Coffee Prices Hit 2.5-Year High, While Brazilian Expert Skeptical About 2015/16 Crop

Coffee Prices Hit 2.5-Year High, While Brazilian Expert Skeptical About 2015/16 Crop

November 17, 2014 9:24 am

The average price of coffee worldwide reached its highest in more than two-and-a-half years in October, with weather conditions in Brazil continuing to affect commodity […]

Opinion Letter from Colombia’s FNC on the Emerging Institutional Uncertainty

Opinion Letter from Colombia’s FNC on the Emerging Institutional Uncertainty

November 13, 2014 11:39 am

A reasonably contentious situation has emerged in the Colombian coffee sector, following a leaked Presidential commission report that suggested the need for widespread reforms among […]

In Case You Couldn’t Get to Vilnius, Here Is Dark Times 2014 in Photos

In Case You Couldn’t Get to Vilnius, Here Is Dark Times 2014 in Photos

November 11, 2014 2:23 pm

The second annual Dark Times Coffee Conference came and went late last month at Galerija Vartai in Vilnius, Lithuania. In addition to bringing together an impressive roster […]