Take Photos, Win Sweet Prizes from the Oregon Coffee Board

Take Photos, Win Sweet Prizes from the Oregon Coffee Board

October 29, 2014 3:19 pm

The Oregon Coffee Board, a growing consortium of coffee companies and individuals working to promote coffee in (you guessed it) Oregon, has launched its first ever […]

How These Brewers Are Changing the Silly ‘Barista-Quality’ Concept

How These Brewers Are Changing the Silly ‘Barista-Quality’ Concept

October 28, 2014 12:50 pm

As the craft coffee retail segment continues its growth throughout virtually every corner of North America, its influence on the home brewing segment is undeniable. Home […]

Caffè Umbria Brings Old World Italian Aesthetic to Ballard Outpost

Caffè Umbria Brings Old World Italian Aesthetic to Ballard Outpost

October 27, 2014 2:48 pm

12-year-old Seattle roastery Caffè Umbria has opened its Ballard location, in a neighborhood the company says reflects its own embrace of traditional European and modern […]

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 […]

This One-Woman Coffee Venture Could Give a Child a Home

This One-Woman Coffee Venture Could Give a Child a Home

October 22, 2014 3:56 pm

Coffee companies are often built around a strong mission, but rarely is the mission this singular and personal. Marlee Benefield last month introduced a micro roastery […]

Swiss Company Feels Real Bad for Putting Hitler on Its Coffee Creamers

Swiss Company Feels Real Bad for Putting Hitler on Its Coffee Creamers

October 22, 2014 2:35 pm

Migros, Switzerland’s largest grocery and cafe retail chain, is apologizing after consumers discovered images of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini on their coffee creamer packages. […]

Do the Copyright Thing: Your Use of Origin Images to Sell Coffee May Be Unlawful

Do the Copyright Thing: Your Use of Origin Images to Sell Coffee May Be Unlawful

October 21, 2014 3:32 pm

You’ve seen it countless times on bags, coffee shop walls and on coffee company websites: The image of a farmer picking ripe coffee cherries, designed to […]

Announcing the 2015 Micro Roaster of the Year: Portola Coffee Lab

Announcing the 2015 Micro Roaster of the Year: Portola Coffee Lab

October 17, 2014 8:02 am

Portola Coffee Lab Established: 2011 Location: Costa Mesa, California Employees: 28 Leadership: Jeff Duggan, Christa Duggan, co-owners Retail locations: One; three more in the works […]

Announcing the 2015 Macro Roaster of the Year: Reunion Island Coffee Roasters

Announcing the 2015 Macro Roaster of the Year: Reunion Island Coffee Roasters

October 17, 2014 8:00 am

Reunion Island Coffee Roasters Established: 1995 Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada Employees: 50 Leadership: Peter Pesce, owner; Adam Pesce, director of coffee Retail locations: Zero Roasters […]