Producers to Blame for Fraudulent Fillers in Ground Coffees, Researchers Say

Producers to Blame for Fraudulent Fillers in Ground Coffees, Researchers Say

August 12, 2014 11:51 am

Diminishing production in key growing regions like Brazil is causing some producers to use fillers like corn, soy, wood, twigs and even chunks of earth, according […]

Direct Trade Fast Food Coffee? Chick-Fil-A Announces Deal with Thrive

Direct Trade Fast Food Coffee? Chick-Fil-A Announces Deal with Thrive

August 12, 2014 10:46 am

The fast food coffee wars escalated this morning when Chick-fil-A announced it is partnering with Thrive Farmers Coffee to offer what the chicken empire is […]

Farmers to Cup: A New Kind of Cupping Program at the University of Hawaii

Farmers to Cup: A New Kind of Cupping Program at the University of Hawaii

August 8, 2014 8:37 am

As we recently reported, there is a lot going on in Hawaii on the farm level. Part of the reason for this is that Hawaii, […]

Korean Chain with Plans to Battle Starbucks Fined $1.88 Million for Abuse of Power

Korean Chain with Plans to Battle Starbucks Fined $1.88 Million for Abuse of Power

August 4, 2014 11:46 am

Caffe Bene, the South Korean coffee chain with plans to take on Starbucks and Dunkin’ head on in the U.S. market, has been fined $1.88 […]

Peet’s Acquires Mighty Leaf Tea, Opens and Closes Midwest Stores

Peet’s Acquires Mighty Leaf Tea, Opens and Closes Midwest Stores

August 4, 2014 10:20 am

Peet’s Coffee & Tea has acquired Mighty Leaf Tea in partnership with the private investment firm Next World Group for an undisclosed amount. Mighty Leaf, […]

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 […]

This Insane 1,400-Mile Bike Tour is Good for Coffee

This Insane 1,400-Mile Bike Tour is Good for Coffee

July 28, 2014 11:02 am

If you see three Englishmen next month biking southward along the West Coast, buy them a coffee and maybe even give them some cash. Steven […]

Made in the USA: The State of the Hawaiian Coffee Industry

Made in the USA: The State of the Hawaiian Coffee Industry

July 25, 2014 12:33 pm

by Roast Magazine Editor Emily Puro When you think Kona, you probably think coffee. In many ways, it’s that rich reputation and long-standing tradition that […]

A Tour of Four Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farms

A Tour of Four Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farms

July 25, 2014 12:18 pm

by Roast Magazine Editor Emily Puro As part of the Hawaii Coffee Association’s (HCA) 19th Annual Conference and Trade Show, the public was invited to […]

The Debut of Roast & Roots: Connecting Hawaiian Coffee, Farming and Culture

The Debut of Roast & Roots: Connecting Hawaiian Coffee, Farming and Culture

July 25, 2014 12:17 pm

by Roast Magazine Editor Emily Puro This year’s Hawaii Coffee Association (HCA) Conference and Trade Show saw the debut of a new event highlighting the […]