Sightglass Planning ‘Immersive and Distinct’ Retail Experience Inside Renovated SFMOMA

Sightglass Planning ‘Immersive and Distinct’ Retail Experience Inside Renovated SFMOMA

April 22, 2015 1:14 pm

When the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) reopens in the Spring of 2016 after a $610 million renovation project, it will be home […]

Blue Bottle and Acclaimed SF Bakery Tartine Joining Forces

Blue Bottle and Acclaimed SF Bakery Tartine Joining Forces

April 20, 2015 12:47 pm

Blue Bottle Coffee is absorbing yet another craft-focused company with a strong existing brand, beloved San Francisco bakery Tartine. The company announced the partnership today, and Oliver […]

A Tractor-Inspired Farmspresso Machine from the Espresso Parts Custom Shop

A Tractor-Inspired Farmspresso Machine from the Espresso Parts Custom Shop

April 17, 2015 12:47 pm

In and around a renovated warehouse outside Sydney, Australia, The Grounds of Alexandria is many things: vegetable farm; restaurant; bar; bakery; coffee roastery, training lab and science […]

The Best of the Best of Coffee’s B Corps

The Best of the Best of Coffee’s B Corps

April 16, 2015 12:56 pm

Two coffee companies have made the relatively short annual list of companies from throughout the world identified by public benefit company certifier B Corporation as being […]

Shiny New Products at the 2015 SCAA Expo in Seattle

Shiny New Products at the 2015 SCAA Expo in Seattle

April 12, 2015 3:53 pm

As the 27th annual Specialty Coffee Association of America Event winds down today in Seattle, it is safe to say the wheels of commerce have […]

Some Posers in London ‘Straight Up Jacked’ Black Tap Coffee’s Logo

Some Posers in London ‘Straight Up Jacked’ Black Tap Coffee’s Logo

April 8, 2015 12:02 pm

The name and brand marks of popular Charleston, S.C., coffee shop and roastery, Black Tap Coffee, are being used without permission by at least one […]

Drink Innovation at Downtown L.A.’s Newest Coffee Bar, Frequency

Drink Innovation at Downtown L.A.’s Newest Coffee Bar, Frequency

April 3, 2015 12:45 pm

Some seriously creative coffee-based concoctions are now happening daily inside Gelateria Uli, where L.A.-based Compelling & Rich owner and roastmaster Kian Abedini has opened a concept called Frequency Coffee. Abedini […]

SoCal’s Klatch Coffee Triples Capacity with New Roasting and Training HQ

SoCal’s Klatch Coffee Triples Capacity with New Roasting and Training HQ

March 31, 2015 10:40 am

Venerable SoCal roaster/retailer and 2009 Roast Magazine micro roaster of the year Klatch Coffee has opened its new roastery, showroom, training center and headquarters, moving the company from […]

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 […]