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. […]

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 […]

Businessman Part of Green Coffee Craze Reaches $9 Million FTC Settlement

Businessman Part of Green Coffee Craze Reaches $9 Million FTC Settlement

January 27, 2015 11:57 am

Lindsay Duncan, a Texas businessman who capitalized on the green coffee weight loss fad, has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, agreeing that […]

B Corp Could Be Coffee’s Next Big Certification Movement, and Here’s Why

B Corp Could Be Coffee’s Next Big Certification Movement, and Here’s Why

January 21, 2015 7:10 am

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog First things first: I know I am late to the B Corp party. I first heard about B Corp […]

This Man is Not George Clooney and He is Not Drinking Nespresso

This Man is Not George Clooney and He is Not Drinking Nespresso

January 20, 2015 2:54 pm

An Israeli court has ruled that Tel Aviv-based roastery and single-serve seller Espresso Club can continue to air television ads featuring a guy from New […]