Counter Culture Giving Colorful Makeover to Bags, Roast Names

Counter Culture Giving Colorful Makeover to Bags, Roast Names

September 15, 2014 10:42 am

After nearly 20 years in business, Durham, N.C.-based Counter Culture Coffee is unveiling bright new new packaging for its 12-ounce retail bags, beginning Oct. 3. […]

After 17 Years of Note-Taking, Cuvee Coffee Opens Stunning First Bar in Austin

After 17 Years of Note-Taking, Cuvee Coffee Opens Stunning First Bar in Austin

September 11, 2014 7:26 am

After years of building Cuvee Coffee¬†into a leading Texas specialty coffee roastery, founder Mike McKim was experiencing what he describes as “kind of a career […]

Dr.Oz-Approved Green Coffee Weight Loss Pioneer Fined $3.5 Million for Bogus Study

Dr.Oz-Approved Green Coffee Weight Loss Pioneer Fined $3.5 Million for Bogus Study

September 11, 2014 7:12 am

The company that helped fuel the green coffee extract for weight loss movement has been hit with a $3.5 million fine by the Federal Trade […]

La Colombe Secures $28.5 Million Investment, Plans Coastal Expansion

La Colombe Secures $28.5 Million Investment, Plans Coastal Expansion

September 9, 2014 5:25 pm

Philadelphia-based roaster and retailer La Colombe has signed a deal for approximately $28.5 million worth of private investments, with plans to open upwards of 100 […]

The Pattern of Coffee and People at Houndstooth Dallas

The Pattern of Coffee and People at Houndstooth Dallas

September 9, 2014 8:16 am

The Pattern of Coffee and People This is written on the wall of all three of Houndstooth Coffee‘s retail locations, the newest which recently opened […]

Blossom One, Fuglen and Lexus Intersect Over Coffee In Tokyo

Blossom One, Fuglen and Lexus Intersect Over Coffee In Tokyo

September 9, 2014 7:41 am

At an unlikely intersection of culture, engineering and design, carmaker Lexus’ Japan branch has been getting very serious about coffee. It begins with the space, […]

Starbucks Unveils ‘Don’t-Call-it-Third-Wave’ Concept, Plans Seattle Roastery Opening

Starbucks Unveils ‘Don’t-Call-it-Third-Wave’ Concept, Plans Seattle Roastery Opening

September 5, 2014 12:13 pm

Using a barrage of adjectives like super-premium, unique, reserve and small-lot, Starbucks has just announced details regarding its new “premium coffee experience” store concept, as […]

Hate the Game, Not the Players: In Defense of ‘Cause Coffee’

Hate the Game, Not the Players: In Defense of ‘Cause Coffee’

September 4, 2014 1:05 pm

by Nora Burkey There has been plenty written lately, here and elsewhere, on the positive impact of coffee certifications. Conversely, much has been written about […]

Coming to South Korea: A $97 Million Coffee Theme Park and Resort

Coming to South Korea: A $97 Million Coffee Theme Park and Resort

September 2, 2014 4:16 pm

Summer vacation may be over, but we can all agree that nothing says family fun like a giant coffee facility. South Korea’s¬†Gangwon Province and specialty […]

Nespresso Says It Will Invest $554 Million In Sustainability Over Next Six Years

Nespresso Says It Will Invest $554 Million In Sustainability Over Next Six Years

August 28, 2014 9:05 am

Nespresso yesterday announced plans to invest 500 million Swiss francs ($554 million USD) in sustainability initiatives over the next six years. Nespresso owner Nestle stopped […]