The Best of the Best of Coffee’s B Corps

The Best of the Best of Coffee’s B Corps

April 16, 2015 12:56 pm

Two coffee companies have made the relatively short annual list of companies from throughout the world identified by public benefit company certifier B Corporation as being […]

SCAA, Roast Magazine and Pacific Bag Team Up for 2015 Roaster Research

SCAA, Roast Magazine and Pacific Bag Team Up for 2015 Roaster Research

April 14, 2015 1:44 pm

Roast Magazine often receives highly specific inquiries from existing or potential coffee business owners. Inquiries like, “How many commercial roasteries opened in the U.S. last year?” or, […]

Coffee Kids Programming Reviving with Neumann Foundation Partnership

Coffee Kids Programming Reviving with Neumann Foundation Partnership

April 14, 2015 10:08 am

Coffee Kids is alive. The 27-year-old nonprofit organization committed to improving the livelihoods among coffee farm community families in Latin America has signed a memorandum […]

Australia’s Sasa Sestic is the 2015 World Barista Champion

Australia’s Sasa Sestic is the 2015 World Barista Champion

April 12, 2015 7:47 pm

Australian Sasa Sestic of Ona Coffee has been named 2015 World Barista Champion, leading an impressive field of finalists, including Charles Babinski of G&B Coffee in […]

Shiny New Products at the 2015 SCAA Expo in Seattle

Shiny New Products at the 2015 SCAA Expo in Seattle

April 12, 2015 3:53 pm

As the 27th annual Specialty Coffee Association of America Event winds down today in Seattle, it is safe to say the wheels of commerce have […]

At $3.48 Billion, Coffee Jumps to Second Place in U.S. Specialty Food Sales

At $3.48 Billion, Coffee Jumps to Second Place in U.S. Specialty Food Sales

April 9, 2015 7:19 am

Specialty coffee has jumped frozen meats, poultry and seafood to become the second-highest specialty food category in terms of sales, according to a new report […]

The Future of Whole Bean Ordering May Be In this Pourover Brewer

The Future of Whole Bean Ordering May Be In this Pourover Brewer

April 7, 2015 9:32 am

As we prepare to pore over hundreds of new and improved coffee-related products at the upcoming SCAA expo, New York-based startup Quirky has released an […]

Stranded Yemeni-American Trying to Flee Civil War for U.S. Coffee Events

Stranded Yemeni-American Trying to Flee Civil War for U.S. Coffee Events

March 30, 2015 12:56 pm

A Yemeni delegation scheduled to represent the Yemen coffee industry at multiple U.S. events this April is reportedly stranded, struggling to flee the country amid […]

Java Jog 2014: Where Did the Money Go?

Java Jog 2014: Where Did the Money Go?

March 27, 2015 11:45 am

Change can be difficult to perceive from 8,300 miles away, but the $35,000 raised at last year’s Java Jog for a Cause — held in conjunction […]

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 […]