Major Changes Coming to the 2016 World Barista Championship

Major Changes Coming to the 2016 World Barista Championship

March 27, 2015 3:00 pm

Major changes are coming to the World Barista Championship format beginning in 2016, including a single grinder limitation, a new espresso machine model and a new “milk […]

Meet the 23-Year-Old Behind the Farmer-Concerned Snack Brand Cherry Hero

Meet the 23-Year-Old Behind the Farmer-Concerned Snack Brand Cherry Hero

March 25, 2015 11:48 am

  In 2012, David Boyle met a group of Ethiopian coffee farmers  while visiting Durban, South Africa. The farmers had relocated because they had been unable to […]

La Marzocco Unveils a Mini Model of the Linea Classic for High-End Home Use

La Marzocco Unveils a Mini Model of the Linea Classic for High-End Home Use

March 24, 2015 11:16 am

La Marzocco today introduced a home version of one of one of the commercial coffee industry’s iconic espresso machines, the Linea Classic. The Linea Mini […]

Behmor Unveiling ‘Connected’ Roaster and Brewer Models

Behmor Unveiling ‘Connected’ Roaster and Brewer Models

March 17, 2015 12:45 pm

Home coffee equipment maker Behmor has refashioned its popular 1-pound-capacity 1600 roaster with app-integrated technology. The company recently unveiled the “1600 Connected” model at the […]

Single Cups and Workplace Coffee in the NCA’s 2015 Consumer Trends Report

Single Cups and Workplace Coffee in the NCA’s 2015 Consumer Trends Report

March 17, 2015 11:39 am

Single-cup brewing systems are continuing their meteoric rise, while workplace coffee may provide one of the industry’s biggest opportunities for development. This according to the […]

Contained Pourover Unit Cafflano Finds Funding, Hits Trade Show Circuit

Contained Pourover Unit Cafflano Finds Funding, Hits Trade Show Circuit

March 16, 2015 7:36 am

After an unsuccessful fundraising campaign this past summer, the Korean team behind the almost-all-in-one travel pourover mug Cafflano recently eclipsed their funding goal by a […]

Raleigh’s Slingshot Coffee Continues Growth Pattern with $400,000 Investment

Raleigh’s Slingshot Coffee Continues Growth Pattern with $400,000 Investment

March 11, 2015 9:05 am

A tremendous achievement for a first-time competitor — or for any competitor, really — Jenny Bonchak recently placed second in the US Brewers Cup in […]

Custom Machine Builder Slayer Announces First-Ever Stock Model Inventory

Custom Machine Builder Slayer Announces First-Ever Stock Model Inventory

March 3, 2015 1:23 pm

For the first time in its eight-year history, Seattle-based espresso machine maker Slayer is carrying an inventory of machines to immediately fulfill orders. Slayer, which […]

Meet The Crowd-Conceived Handground Manual Grinder

Meet The Crowd-Conceived Handground Manual Grinder

February 13, 2015 2:50 pm

The makers of Handground, a manual grinder that was creatively crowd-developed, has nearly quadrupled its initial $35,000 production funding goal on Kickstarter, with weeks still […]

Coffee Crafters Launches Small-Quantity Green Coffee Resale Operation

Coffee Crafters Launches Small-Quantity Green Coffee Resale Operation

February 11, 2015 1:03 pm

Coffee Crafters, makers of the Artisan line of coffee roasters, has launched a green coffee resale operation designed for small-quantity buyers. President and Founder Ken Lathrop tells Daily […]