Proportion of Shade-Grown Coffee Down Nearly 20 Percent Since 1996, Researchers Say

Proportion of Shade-Grown Coffee Down Nearly 20 Percent Since 1996, Researchers Say

April 17, 2014 11:02 am

The proportion of shade-grown coffee globally has dropped by nearly 20 percent since 1996, threatening biodiversity and production sustainability throughout the world, according to new research […]

Colombian Farmers Set April 28 Deadline for Protests, Harvest Should Continue

Colombian Farmers Set April 28 Deadline for Protests, Harvest Should Continue

April 16, 2014 4:08 pm

Coffee farmers in Colombia are preparing to protest beginning April 28, claiming that the government is not following through on the $444 million in subsidies […]

A Huge Step Forward for Fine Robusta. Is the Specialty Coffee Market Ready?

A Huge Step Forward for Fine Robusta. Is the Specialty Coffee Market Ready?

April 16, 2014 11:52 am

Long talked about for its potential in the growing specialty market, fine robusta is taking a big step forward with the Uganda-led development of a […]

Monthly C-Market Report: Extreme Volatility Amid Brazil Uncertainty

Monthly C-Market Report: Extreme Volatility Amid Brazil Uncertainty

April 14, 2014 11:30 am

Uncertainly regarding the current harvest in Brazil created unprecedented volatility in global coffee prices throughout March 2014, according to the latest report from the International […]

64 Baristas and 150 Lattes at the Inaugural Tokyo Latte Art Championship by Coffee Fest

64 Baristas and 150 Lattes at the Inaugural Tokyo Latte Art Championship by Coffee Fest

April 9, 2014 11:28 am

On April 4, 2014, the final morning of the three-day Coffee Fest Latte Art World Championship Open, a subdued buzz filled the event space at […]

Giant Mystery Brewer Makes You Network Before You Drink

Giant Mystery Brewer Makes You Network Before You Drink

April 8, 2014 3:03 pm

The Singapore Economic Development Board has created one of the wildest brewing units the world has ever seen: the hulking Coffee Connector. Debuting at the Economist […]

The UK Barista Championships at the London Coffee Festival (photo gallery)

The UK Barista Championships at the London Coffee Festival (photo gallery)

April 8, 2014 11:34 am

With competition season in full swing, the 2014 UK Barista Championship came and went this past weekend at the newly lifestyle-focused London Coffee Festival. Here […]

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 […]

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 […]

4C Certifications Triple in 2012-13, Code Revisions Coming in 2014

4C Certifications Triple in 2012-13, Code Revisions Coming in 2014

March 24, 2014 10:22 am

The 4C Association, one of the world’s largest third-party coffee certifiers, says the amount of 4C-certified coffee tripled during the 2012-13 period, up to 7.5 […]