Coming Soon, the DRC’s First Ever Cupping Competition of Traceable Coffees

Coming Soon, the DRC’s First Ever Cupping Competition of Traceable Coffees

May 26, 2015 2:17 pm

Several nonprofits and NGOs are preparing for the first cupping competition of its kind of traceable coffees from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Saveur du Kivu, which […]

Q&A on Colombian Institutional Reform with the FNC’s Luis Fernando Samper

Q&A on Colombian Institutional Reform with the FNC’s Luis Fernando Samper

May 19, 2015 9:54 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog In 2013, Colombia was roiled by a series of strikes that started in the coffeelands but soon went national.  […]

Luis Muñoz Resigns from the FNC’s Top Elected Position

Luis Muñoz Resigns from the FNC’s Top Elected Position

May 14, 2015 10:46 am

After five years as the lead official for the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC), Luis G. Muñoz yesterday announced his immediate resignation. The announcement came during […]

Lineup for the Barista Guild of Europe’s Inaugural CoLab Event in Prague

Lineup for the Barista Guild of Europe’s Inaugural CoLab Event in Prague

May 7, 2015 1:13 pm

The Barista Guild of Europe has announced the speaking lineup for the inaugural CoLab event in Prague, which involves a day of educational content framed by […]

Chinese Roaster DTS8 Relocating Headquarters to Vancouver from Shanghai

Chinese Roaster DTS8 Relocating Headquarters to Vancouver from Shanghai

May 5, 2015 4:26 pm

Chinese green coffee importer and roaster DTS8 Coffee Company today announced plans to relocate its corporate headquarters from Shanghai to Vancouver, British Colombia, citing plans […]

Seven New Board Members for the Alliance for Coffee Excellence

Seven New Board Members for the Alliance for Coffee Excellence

May 1, 2015 9:16 am

The Alliance for Coffee Excellence, organizers of the Cup of Excellence awards and auction program that brings together producers and buyers, has announced the election […]

La Spaziale Unveiling Top-of-Line S40 Suprema Next Month in Milan

La Spaziale Unveiling Top-of-Line S40 Suprema Next Month in Milan

April 29, 2015 9:44 am

Bologna, Italy-based La Spaziale is launching the S40 Suprema espresso machine, which is being pitched as a more automated and barista-friendly alternative to its other […]

Russian Federation Joins International Coffee Association as Consumption Rises

Russian Federation Joins International Coffee Association as Consumption Rises

April 28, 2015 8:21 am

The Russian Federation has become the seventh importing member of the International Coffee Organization, the ICO announced earlier this week. Russia joins the European Union, […]

A Most Incredible Journey for the Future of Yemen Specialty Coffee

A Most Incredible Journey for the Future of Yemen Specialty Coffee

April 23, 2015 2:17 pm

One of the most attention-grabbing stories to come out of this month’s SCAA Event was the weeklong journey — by foot, car, plane and boat — of […]

World Barista Championship Heading to Seoul in 2017

World Barista Championship Heading to Seoul in 2017

April 21, 2015 11:10 am

Dublin-based World Coffee Events has announced the 2017 World Barista Championship will be held at the Seoul International Cafe Show at the Coex Convention & Exhibition Center. It […]