App Alert: Conversational Reviews from Multiple Search Angles with Hot Coffee App

App Alert: Conversational Reviews from Multiple Search Angles with Hot Coffee App

March 4, 2015 12:53 pm

To the increasingly crowded coffee app landscape comes Hot Coffee App, a web-app creation from business partners Dalton Kane and Nick Stevens. In a nutshell, the review-based web-app […]

Blue Bottle to Begin Selling Pre-Ground Coffee Following Perfect Acquisition

Blue Bottle to Begin Selling Pre-Ground Coffee Following Perfect Acquisition

February 27, 2015 9:51 am

Blue Bottle Coffee will begin selling packaged, pre-ground coffee following the acquisition of Bay Area-based Perfect Coffee, founded by longtime tech executive Neil Day in 2013. […]

Artis ‘Live Roast Experience’ Opening in Bangkok, Three U.S. Stores to Follow

Artis ‘Live Roast Experience’ Opening in Bangkok, Three U.S. Stores to Follow

February 25, 2015 3:10 pm

Artis Coffee, the Berkeley, Calif.-based brand that skewed the traditional roaster/retailer model with its “live roast experience,” is about to open up in Bangkok, with several more […]

Young Miami Roastery Relentless Representing Four Generations in Nicaraguan Coffee

Young Miami Roastery Relentless Representing Four Generations in Nicaraguan Coffee

February 24, 2015 5:02 pm

Vertical integration is an increasingly popular strategy among U.S. coffee companies, but rarely is it accomplished so naturally as in the case of one of South […]

U.S. Health Agencies May Officially Deem Coffee a Healthy Drink

U.S. Health Agencies May Officially Deem Coffee a Healthy Drink

February 23, 2015 11:21 am

The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a group appointed by the USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services to update official dietary guidelines […]

Starbucks Unveils Reserve Line Subscription with Upcharge for Freshness

Starbucks Unveils Reserve Line Subscription with Upcharge for Freshness

February 17, 2015 12:35 pm

Starbucks today unveiled its new subscription service for its Reserve line coffees, with an oddly configured pricing model that reflects freshness based on predetermined roast dates. The […]

ME Swing and Pueblo a Pueblo: A Case Study in Charitable Collaboration

ME Swing and Pueblo a Pueblo: A Case Study in Charitable Collaboration

February 16, 2015 1:29 pm

Donate X amount per X sold for X cause. It’s a simple enough formula, even an intuitive one in the case of giving back to […]

Verve Coffee Roasters Planning at Least Four More Los Angeles Shops

Verve Coffee Roasters Planning at Least Four More Los Angeles Shops

February 11, 2015 4:23 pm

Following the recent opening of its first Los Angeles bar, and fourth total, Santa Cruz-based Verve Coffee Roasters has plans to open at least four more […]

Kona Coffee Leaders Renew Push for Purity Standards and Packaging Disclosure

Kona Coffee Leaders Renew Push for Purity Standards and Packaging Disclosure

February 10, 2015 1:34 pm

Legislators and Hawaiian coffee growers have aggressively renewed efforts to rewrite labeling standards for Kona and other Hawaiian-grown coffees. The Kona Coffee Farmers Association is circulating a petition […]

YouTube Star and LA Coffee Club Collaborate for Common Culture Coffee Line

YouTube Star and LA Coffee Club Collaborate for Common Culture Coffee Line

February 6, 2015 7:10 am

Connor Franta, one of the most popular people on the internet, has launched a limited edition coffee line with charitable ties to Africa called Common […]