Never Shy on Activism, Madison’s Just Coffee is Finally Talking Coffee, Too

Never Shy on Activism, Madison’s Just Coffee is Finally Talking Coffee, Too

May 19, 2015 11:24 am

In dog years, Just Coffee Cooperative of Madison, Wis., is 98. In human years, the company is 14. In coffee years, it’s probably somewhere in between. […]

Starbucks Claims 99% ‘Ethically Sourced’ Coffee, But What Does That Even Mean?

Starbucks Claims 99% ‘Ethically Sourced’ Coffee, But What Does That Even Mean?

May 15, 2015 7:55 am

During the opening ceremonies of the SCAA 2015 Event last month in Seattle, the company’s vice president of global coffee, Craig Russell, proudly announced the […]

A Brand-Building Brunch in Brooklyn with Whole Foods and Allegro

A Brand-Building Brunch in Brooklyn with Whole Foods and Allegro

May 13, 2015 11:33 am

Whole Foods Market and its coffee brand, Allegro Coffee, are teaming up in Brooklyn for brunch this Saturday, May 16, that will involve pairings  of single-origin […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]