Looking Back at Let’s Talk Coffee 2014 in Panama (Photo Gallery)

Looking Back at Let’s Talk Coffee 2014 in Panama (Photo Gallery)

October 16, 2014 12:39 pm

The 12th Let’s Talk Coffee, the supply-focused event put forth by Sustainable Harvest, came and went last week in Panama. Roast Magazine was proud to […]

World-Class Graders Gather at Intelligentsia HQ for Colombia Sensory Trial

World-Class Graders Gather at Intelligentsia HQ for Colombia Sensory Trial

October 8, 2014 7:00 am

A week ago, some of the biggest names in coffee sourcing gathered at the Intelligentsia Coffee headquarters in Chicago to begin a quality analysis process that […]

Martha Stewart Puts Name Stamp on New RTD and Pre-Ground Coffee Products

Martha Stewart Puts Name Stamp on New RTD and Pre-Ground Coffee Products

September 19, 2014 9:15 am

Martha Stewart is getting into the coffee game, putting her one-and-the-same name/brand on a product called Ulivjava. The Ulivjava line includes two ready-to-drink cold coffee drinks […]

La Colombe Secures $28.5 Million Investment, Plans Coastal Expansion

La Colombe Secures $28.5 Million Investment, Plans Coastal Expansion

September 9, 2014 5:25 pm

Philadelphia-based roaster and retailer La Colombe has signed a deal for approximately $28.5 million worth of private investments, with plans to open upwards of 100 […]

Blossom One, Fuglen and Lexus Intersect Over Coffee In Tokyo

Blossom One, Fuglen and Lexus Intersect Over Coffee In Tokyo

September 9, 2014 7:41 am

At an unlikely intersection of culture, engineering and design, carmaker Lexus’ Japan branch has been getting very serious about coffee. It begins with the space, […]

Why Peter Giuliano Hates Ducks, and Other Lessons From His Reddit Takeover

Why Peter Giuliano Hates Ducks, and Other Lessons From His Reddit Takeover

September 1, 2014 8:15 am

At points a professional barista, roaster, cupper, and longtime green buyer, SCAA Symposium Director Peter Giuliano knows a thing or two about professions in coffee. In […]

Coming Soon: A World Atlas of Coffee from James Hoffmann

Coming Soon: A World Atlas of Coffee from James Hoffmann

August 6, 2014 9:59 am

James Hoffmann has just announced the release of his first book, “The World Atlas of Coffee,” scheduled for release Oct. 6 in the UK through […]

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 […]