Bonavita to Open European Headquarters Next Month in The Netherlands

Bonavita to Open European Headquarters Next Month in The Netherlands

January 26, 2015 4:44 pm

Coffee equipment maker Bonavita is expanding its international presence next month with the opening of a European headquarters in Almelo, The Netherlands. The Bonavita brand […]

Multinational Tea Company Ito En to Acquire Distant Lands Coffee for $82 Million

Multinational Tea Company Ito En to Acquire Distant Lands Coffee for $82 Million

January 19, 2015 9:17 am

  Japan-based Ito En has begun filing to acquire U.S.-based roaster and importer Distant Lands Coffee Company in a deal worth a reported $82 million. Distant Lands […]

La Marzocco Home and Mazzer Introduce Upmarket Home Lux D Grinder

La Marzocco Home and Mazzer Introduce Upmarket Home Lux D Grinder

January 12, 2015 12:16 pm

Somewhere along the increasingly toed line between home and commercial applications, La Marzocco’s recently established Home division and Mazzer have teamed up to introduce the La Marzocco […]

Ethiopia and Kenya Coffees Dominate 2015 Good Food Awards List

Ethiopia and Kenya Coffees Dominate 2015 Good Food Awards List

January 9, 2015 12:02 pm

The 5th Annual Good Food Awards Ceremony took place last night in San Francisco, honoring coffee roasters alongside craft producers in categories such as beer, cheese, spirits, […]

Lavazza Unveils U.S. Headquarters and Showroom in Lower Manhattan

Lavazza Unveils U.S. Headquarters and Showroom in Lower Manhattan

January 6, 2015 11:35 am

Italian coffee giant Lavazza has opened its 15,000-square-foot U.S. headquarters and showroom, occupying the entire 27th floor of the historic skyscraper at 120 Wall Street […]

Socially Enterprising Peace Coffee Files as Public Benefit Corporation

Socially Enterprising Peace Coffee Files as Public Benefit Corporation

January 5, 2015 8:09 am

Minneapolis-based roaster and retailer Peace Coffee joined a short list of Minnesota companies filing as a public benefit corporation on the first available day under a […]

Coffee Prices Move Slightly Downward with Brazil Rains

Coffee Prices Move Slightly Downward with Brazil Rains

December 23, 2014 7:04 am

Although price volatility was calmer in November, global coffee prices slipped slightly downward as widespread rains throughout Brazil have resulted in reduced estimates for next […]

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. […]