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 […]

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 […]

The Owner of World’s Largest Coffee Cup Lid Collection on Consumerism and Design

The Owner of World’s Largest Coffee Cup Lid Collection on Consumerism and Design

February 5, 2015 12:05 pm

New York University Gallatin professor Louise Harpman is totally obsessed with coffee cup lids. For starters, she says they reflect a kind of collective cultural movement […]

Meet Beachcomber Coffee: Energy-Efficient Roasting in Vancouver

Meet Beachcomber Coffee: Energy-Efficient Roasting in Vancouver

January 27, 2015 11:03 am

At the gateway of the Sunshine Coast in Southwestern British Colombia, in the small town of Gibsons, is a cafe that any Canadian of a certain […]

I’ll Have A Medium: New York Design Agency Releases Coffee Cup ‘Art of Art of Art’

I’ll Have A Medium: New York Design Agency Releases Coffee Cup ‘Art of Art of Art’

January 13, 2015 3:48 pm

  When we asked New York-based photographer, former New Zealander and flat-white-drinker Henry Hargreaves last July about his obsession with disposable coffee cups, he described them as […]

Serena’s “Miracle Coffee” Roasters Mystery Solved in Perth

Serena’s “Miracle Coffee” Roasters Mystery Solved in Perth

January 12, 2015 10:21 am

When the world’s number one tennis player dubs your straight espresso “miracle coffee” — with no endorsement deals, mind you — you’re going to get […]

Ethiopia and Kenya Coffees Dominate 2015 Good Food Awards List

Ethiopia and Kenya Coffees Dominate 2015 Good Food Awards List

January 9, 2015 12:02 pm

The 5th Annual Good Food Awards Ceremony took place last night in San Francisco, honoring coffee roasters alongside craft producers in categories such as beer, cheese, spirits, […]

Jamaica’s Coffee Board Cracking Down On Counterfeit Blue Mountain Sellers

Jamaica’s Coffee Board Cracking Down On Counterfeit Blue Mountain Sellers

December 1, 2014 10:57 am

Jamaica’s Coffee Industry Board is launching new efforts to prevent the selling of coffees that are fraudulently labeled as Blue Mountain Coffee, a practice the […]

What Color Are Your Mugs? It Matters in Flavor Perception, Researchers Say

What Color Are Your Mugs? It Matters in Flavor Perception, Researchers Say

November 27, 2014 7:41 am

The color of coffee mugs has a substantial impact on the perception of flavor, according to a new study led by Australian researchers. Lead author of […]