Citing Growth Elsewhere, Peet’s Bugs Out of Key Rust Belt Markets

Citing Growth Elsewhere, Peet’s Bugs Out of Key Rust Belt Markets

December 17, 2014 11:22 am

Peet’s Coffee & Tea has pulled the plug on all its remaining Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania stores, many of which had been open a year […]

Keurig Green Mountain Buyer Lindsey Bolger to Receive CQI’s 2015 Leadership Medal

Keurig Green Mountain Buyer Lindsey Bolger to Receive CQI’s 2015 Leadership Medal

December 17, 2014 9:01 am

The Coffee Quality Institute has announced that Lindsey Bolger, vice president of coffee sourcing and excellence at Keurig Green Mountain, will be receiving the group’s […]

Remembering Espresso Equipment Pioneer Bruno Dalla Corte

Remembering Espresso Equipment Pioneer Bruno Dalla Corte

December 15, 2014 2:25 pm

Known for his unrivaled work ethic, youthful spirit and ingenuity in espresso machine design, Bruno Dalla Corte passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, after a prolonged illness. […]

Farm to Fashion: Check Out These Designer Totes with Upcycled Coffee Sacks

Farm to Fashion: Check Out These Designer Totes with Upcycled Coffee Sacks

December 9, 2014 12:56 pm

Kara Greenblott has been living and working in Africa, Central America and Southeast Asia for the good part of two decades, primarily concerning herself with food […]

From Manual to Machine, Chemex Unveils the ‘Ottomatic’ Coffee Brewer

From Manual to Machine, Chemex Unveils the ‘Ottomatic’ Coffee Brewer

December 2, 2014 11:42 am

‘Tis the season for home coffee gear. Yesterday, we followed up on Blue Bottle’s announcement of a slick-looking new brewing device, the designer moka pot. […]

Jamaica’s Coffee Board Cracking Down On Counterfeit Blue Mountain Sellers

Jamaica’s Coffee Board Cracking Down On Counterfeit Blue Mountain Sellers

December 1, 2014 10:57 am

Jamaica’s Coffee Industry Board is launching new efforts to prevent the selling of coffees that are fraudulently labeled as Blue Mountain Coffee, a practice the […]

How the FDA’s Revised Menu Labeling Rule May Affect Coffee Shops

How the FDA’s Revised Menu Labeling Rule May Affect Coffee Shops

November 25, 2014 3:15 pm

The FDA today released an updated rule on its menu nutrition labeling requirements, one that has much broader implications than initially expected. The labeling requirements, including calorie counts, were initiated […]

WCE to Debut SCAA Symposium-Like Event Re:co in June 2015

WCE to Debut SCAA Symposium-Like Event Re:co in June 2015

November 25, 2014 11:36 am

In collaboration with the Specialty Coffee Association of America and the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe, World Coffee Events is this year debuting a program […]

Mondelez Backing Up Sustainability Talk with Third-Party Auditing Partnership

Mondelez Backing Up Sustainability Talk with Third-Party Auditing Partnership

November 19, 2014 1:31 pm

Mondelez International, the world’s second largest coffee company in terms of sales revenue, is for the first time entering into a third-party auditing partnership for its existing […]

La Marzocco Banking on High-End Home Brewing Growth with New Home Division

La Marzocco Banking on High-End Home Brewing Growth with New Home Division

November 18, 2014 4:58 pm

Espresso machine manufacturer La Marzocco has launched La Marzocco Home, a new business unit based in the company’s Seattle offices that sells direct to consumers. […]