A Totally Biased Party Guide to SCAA 2014 in Seattle

A Totally Biased Party Guide to SCAA 2014 in Seattle

April 22, 2014 12:44 pm

Whether for a good cause or just for fun, we on the Roast Magazine team would like you to come party with us this week in […]

Feature-Length Documentary “A Film About Coffee” Making Screen Debut

Feature-Length Documentary “A Film About Coffee” Making Screen Debut

April 22, 2014 10:57 am

A Film About Coffee, the highly anticipated feature-length film on specialty coffee from seed to cup, is debuting this Saturday, April 26, in conjunction with […]

Erna Knutsen to Retire with an Incredible Legacy in Specialty Coffee

Erna Knutsen to Retire with an Incredible Legacy in Specialty Coffee

April 21, 2014 2:05 pm

Erna Knutsen, known for coining the phrase “specialty coffee” four decades ago, is retiring as operations begin to wind down at Knutson Coffees Ltd. Knutsen […]

Groundwork Coffee Secures Multi-Year Deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center

Groundwork Coffee Secures Multi-Year Deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center

April 18, 2014 8:45 am

Los Angeles-based Groundwork Coffee Company has inked a multi-year deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center to supply coffee for all the venue’s retail kiosks […]

Big Names, New Gear and Nyeri Updates at Counter Culture’s Revamped ‘Pro Dev’ Series

Big Names, New Gear and Nyeri Updates at Counter Culture’s Revamped ‘Pro Dev’ Series

April 16, 2014 5:22 pm

Counter Culture Coffee is introducing its revamped “Pro Dev” workshop and lecture series at each of its regional training centers, including fancy guests, brand new […]

A Discovery Channel: Looking Back At CoffeeCon Chicago 2014

A Discovery Channel: Looking Back At CoffeeCon Chicago 2014

April 14, 2014 10:45 am

Talking to visitors at the consumer show CoffeeCon this past weekend at the Zhou B Art Center on Chicago’s near South side, I heard countless […]

Consumer-Focused CoffeeCon Coming to Chicago, More Cities to Follow

Consumer-Focused CoffeeCon Coming to Chicago, More Cities to Follow

April 9, 2014 2:50 pm

CoffeeCon, a consumer-focused daylong trade show now in its third year, is coming to Chicago this Saturday, April 12. Show director and coffee industry veteran Kevin […]

Blue Bottle Acquiring L.A.’s Handsome Coffee and Subscription Service Tonx

Blue Bottle Acquiring L.A.’s Handsome Coffee and Subscription Service Tonx

April 7, 2014 1:02 pm

Blue Bottle Coffee, which recently secured its second major cash infusion in as many years, is buying Handsome Coffee’s flagship Los Angeles roastery and bar, as […]

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 […]

Peet’s and Razorfish Create Groundbreaking Model for E-Commerce

Peet’s and Razorfish Create Groundbreaking Model for E-Commerce

April 1, 2014 3:25 pm

Peet’s Coffee & Tea and and digital marketing and technology company Razorfish have entered into an agreement that could revolutionize e-commerce development through profit-sharing. The pay-for-performance […]