What Is Craft Coffee?

What Is Craft Coffee?

March 25, 2015 3:39 pm

Terminology integrity issues abound in the coffee world. Consider generic, hollow quality differentiators like “premium” or “gourmet.” Or the fuzziness associated with “direct trade.” Or […]

Meet the 23-Year-Old Behind the Farmer-Concerned Snack Brand Cherry Hero

Meet the 23-Year-Old Behind the Farmer-Concerned Snack Brand Cherry Hero

March 25, 2015 11:48 am

  In 2012, David Boyle met a group of Ethiopian coffee farmers  while visiting Durban, South Africa. The farmers had relocated because they had been unable to […]

Richmond Roastery Blanchard’s Coffee Celebrates 10 Years with Rebranding

Richmond Roastery Blanchard’s Coffee Celebrates 10 Years with Rebranding

March 23, 2015 2:00 pm

For its 10-year anniversary, Richmond, Va.-based Blanchard’s Coffee Roasting Co. has unveiled a complete rebranding, as well as a quality-focused consolidation of its roasted coffee […]

Buffalo’s Public Espresso Opens in Historic Hotel, Plans 3,500-s.f. Flagship

Buffalo’s Public Espresso Opens in Historic Hotel, Plans 3,500-s.f. Flagship

March 23, 2015 12:03 pm

Buffalo, New York’s Public Espresso + Coffee is greatly adding to its public presence. The small-batch roastery, founded by partners Sam Scarcello, Matt Rayburg and […]

Coffee and Cannabis for a Cause Coming to Seattle in April

Coffee and Cannabis for a Cause Coming to Seattle in April

March 18, 2015 12:28 pm

elevate [v. el-uh-veyt; adj. el-uh-veyt, -vit] verb (used with object), elevated, elevating. 1. to move or raise to a higher place or position; liftup. 2. […]

Contained Pourover Unit Cafflano Finds Funding, Hits Trade Show Circuit

Contained Pourover Unit Cafflano Finds Funding, Hits Trade Show Circuit

March 16, 2015 7:36 am

After an unsuccessful fundraising campaign this past summer, the Korean team behind the almost-all-in-one travel pourover mug Cafflano recently eclipsed their funding goal by a […]

The Martha Stewart Cafe is Happening in Chelsea

The Martha Stewart Cafe is Happening in Chelsea

March 12, 2015 11:27 am

Martha Stewart says she is living her long-time dream of opening a cafe, which she of course named Martha Stewart Cafe. In a press release […]

A Budapest Independent Coffee Virtual Tour (with Map)

A Budapest Independent Coffee Virtual Tour (with Map)

March 12, 2015 8:31 am

Call it what you will — a loyalty program or a disloyalty program — but consumer-focused collaboration between high-end retailers sharing a local market space […]

Know Where Coffee Manually Pouring and Pulling in Gainesville

Know Where Coffee Manually Pouring and Pulling in Gainesville

March 10, 2015 11:00 am

As its name implies, Know Where Coffee is built around the concept of engaging consumers in the origin and preparation of their coffee. The shop, founded […]

It’s a Family Affair at New Portland-Based Coffee Consultancy Catalyst

It’s a Family Affair at New Portland-Based Coffee Consultancy Catalyst

March 10, 2015 8:03 am

Although a variation of the term is used in her new business name, Catalyst Coffee Consulting, Emily McIntyre is not altogether comfortable with the label […]