Rob Stephen to Help Lead Olam’s Specialty Business Outside the U.S.

Rob Stephen to Help Lead Olam’s Specialty Business Outside the U.S.

July 30, 2014 10:43 am

A past president of the Specialty Coffee Association of America, Rob Stephen is taking on a new role at Olam Specialty Coffee, where he will […]

August Burns Retires From Grounds for Health, Leaves Legacy of Empowerment

August Burns Retires From Grounds for Health, Leaves Legacy of Empowerment

July 16, 2014 9:40 am

August Burns retired today after 10 years as executive director of Waterbury, Vt.-based NGO Grounds for Health. Under Burns’ leadership, Grounds for Health has grown […]

World Coffee Research Director Tim Schilling Tells Us All About the Variety Intelligence Project

World Coffee Research Director Tim Schilling Tells Us All About the Variety Intelligence Project

July 15, 2014 1:09 pm

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog I had the honor during this year’s SCAA Symposium of facilitating a panel discussion on the coffee leaf rust […]

What’s Going On in Sensory Evaluation, with Gail Vance Civille

What’s Going On in Sensory Evaluation, with Gail Vance Civille

July 4, 2014 8:18 am

A service to the entire specialty coffee world, SCAA Symposium has been releasing a number videos from the most recent Symposium in April. Latest in […]

Introducing the Barista Guild of Europe and the European Barista Camp

Introducing the Barista Guild of Europe and the European Barista Camp

June 17, 2014 11:23 am

One of the most exciting program announcements at World of Coffee in Rimini last week was that of the first European Barista Camp, being organized by […]

How to Brew the World’s Best Aeoropress: The 2014 World Champion’s Recipe

How to Brew the World’s Best Aeoropress: The 2014 World Champion’s Recipe

June 13, 2014 4:00 pm

Looking to up your Aeropress game? Who better to instruct than the recently crowned 2014 World Aeropress Champion Shuichi Sasaki of Paul Bassett in Japan, who came […]

Hidenori Izaki of Japan Named 2014 World Barista Champion in Rimini

Hidenori Izaki of Japan Named 2014 World Barista Champion in Rimini

June 12, 2014 1:56 pm

A field of 54 national barista champions has been whittled down to one, as Japan’s Hidenori Izaki of Maruyama Coffee Company in Nagano earlier today […]

A Look Inside James Hoffman’s New Coffee Narrative Journal, Longberry

A Look Inside James Hoffman’s New Coffee Narrative Journal, Longberry

May 20, 2014 12:28 pm

Former World Barista Champion and London’s Square Mile Coffee Roasters Co-Founder James Hoffman has introduced a new print journal, Longberry, including long-form narratives on subjects […]

What’s Behind America’s Best Roasted Coffee: A Q&A With Andrew Bowman

What’s Behind America’s Best Roasted Coffee: A Q&A With Andrew Bowman

May 20, 2014 10:55 am

Andrew Bowman has had a long relationship with Tony’s Coffee in Bellingham, Wash. The San Jose, Calif. micro with which he got his start in […]

MICE 2014 In Photos and the World’s Best in Latte Art, Coffee Spirits and Cup Tasting

MICE 2014 In Photos and the World’s Best in Latte Art, Coffee Spirits and Cup Tasting

May 19, 2014 9:22 am

  In case you missed it, the Melbourne International Coffee Expo came and went this past weekend, bringing together thousands of coffee professionals from the […]