2014 Coffee Fest National Winners and The Making of “America’s Best Espresso”

2014 Coffee Fest National Winners and The Making of “America’s Best Espresso”

October 31, 2014 1:09 pm

Coffee Fest held its final show of the year this month in Portland, including the national competitions for its three flagship events: America’s Best Coffeehouse […]

In Denver, A Grand Coffee Bazaar ‘Twas, Indeed

In Denver, A Grand Coffee Bazaar ‘Twas, Indeed

October 24, 2014 1:32 pm

story by Drew Knott. Photos by Penamora Photo. It is not by happenstance that Denver is one of America’s great craft coffee communities. There’s an abundance of well-established […]

26 Roasters From 15 States Announced as Good Food Awards Finalists

26 Roasters From 15 States Announced as Good Food Awards Finalists

October 22, 2014 4:30 pm

The Good Food Awards, now in its 5th year as a leading awards program that places equal emphasis on quality and responsible food sourcing, recently […]

Looking Back at Let’s Talk Coffee 2014 in Panama (Photo Gallery)

Looking Back at Let’s Talk Coffee 2014 in Panama (Photo Gallery)

October 16, 2014 12:39 pm

The 12th Let’s Talk Coffee, the supply-focused event put forth by Sustainable Harvest, came and went last week in Panama. Roast Magazine was proud to […]

USAID Awards $10 Million to Fight Food Insecurity in Leaf Rust Regions

USAID Awards $10 Million to Fight Food Insecurity in Leaf Rust Regions

October 8, 2014 1:02 pm

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a $10 million assistance investment expected to help some 220,000 people affected by drought and coffee […]

How Counter Culture and BKON Are Brewing Up an ‘Innovation Leap’

How Counter Culture and BKON Are Brewing Up an ‘Innovation Leap’

September 29, 2014 1:00 am

BKON, maker of the negative-pressure brewer that blew up (metaphorically) at the SCAA Event this past Spring, has developed a strategic partnership with Durham, N.C.-based […]

SCAA Launches E-Learning Platform for Roaster, Barista and Taster Certifications

SCAA Launches E-Learning Platform for Roaster, Barista and Taster Certifications

September 23, 2014 1:00 pm

The Specialty Coffee Association of America is soft-launching its e-learning program, including numerous courses that count toward some of the SCAA’s most popular certifications. Approximately 20 courses are […]

Martha Stewart Puts Name Stamp on New RTD and Pre-Ground Coffee Products

Martha Stewart Puts Name Stamp on New RTD and Pre-Ground Coffee Products

September 19, 2014 9:15 am

Martha Stewart is getting into the coffee game, putting her one-and-the-same name/brand on a product called Ulivjava. The Ulivjava line includes two ready-to-drink cold coffee drinks […]

Blue Bottle Unveils New Subscription Model As Tonx Brand Dissolves

Blue Bottle Unveils New Subscription Model As Tonx Brand Dissolves

September 18, 2014 10:30 am

The Tonx to Blue Bottle migration was completed this morning, including a brand refresh for Blue Bottle home coffees and an expansion of subscription services to […]

Wendelboe-Designed Wilfa Precision Brewer Hits the U.S. Market

Wendelboe-Designed Wilfa Precision Brewer Hits the U.S. Market

September 17, 2014 8:02 am

Wilfa Svart Presisjon, the automatic home brewer designed in part by Tim Wendelboe, is now available commercially in the United States as the Wilfa Precision […]