Vega Coffee Piloting New-School Trade Model with Old-World Elements

Vega Coffee Piloting New-School Trade Model with Old-World Elements

July 21, 2014 12:15 pm

When Vega Coffee launches its pilot program following this Kickstarter campaign, few people in the coffee industry will be wearing as many hats as Noushin Ketabi […]

Not to Sound Alarmist, But Instant Coffee Is Taking Over the World

Not to Sound Alarmist, But Instant Coffee Is Taking Over the World

July 16, 2014 8:35 am

If you exist largely in specialty coffee circles, this may come as a bit of a shock: Half of the world prefers instant coffee over “fresh” coffee, […]

Stone Creek’s New Box Set Pitched as a ‘Case Study’ in Processing

Stone Creek’s New Box Set Pitched as a ‘Case Study’ in Processing

July 10, 2014 11:09 am

The race is on among roasters to to create unique tasting experiences in tight packages for the most curious of consumers. One popular tack is […]

You Have to See this World-Traveling Photographer’s Coffee Cup Collection

You Have to See this World-Traveling Photographer’s Coffee Cup Collection

July 2, 2014 12:13 pm

Rarely do disposable objects look this good. A New York-based photographer and former New Zealander and flat-white-drinker, Henry Hargreaves has compiled a serious collection of […]

Get Half Naked, Grab Some Friends and Drink Coffee Wine (It’s a Real Thing)

Get Half Naked, Grab Some Friends and Drink Coffee Wine (It’s a Real Thing)

June 26, 2014 4:30 pm

There are reasons some flavor combinations have never been brought to market. Nonetheless,  Miami-based Friends Fun Wine — the makers of the 6% ABV “Fun Wine […]

Package Design Case Study: Detour Coffee Roasters of Burlington, Ontario

Package Design Case Study: Detour Coffee Roasters of Burlington, Ontario

June 17, 2014 2:43 pm

With package redesigns, the consumer sees one thing, then they see a newer, better thing. Of course, the process is not so clear-cut for designers, […]

A Look at Some of the Best Coffee Packaging Designs of 2014

A Look at Some of the Best Coffee Packaging Designs of 2014

June 12, 2014 12:16 pm

The Dieline Awards program, celebrating achievement in consumer packaging, is considered to be a premier showcase in the global design community. It also happens to […]

Hops in Coffee is Happening and It’s Going to Be Pretty Intense

Hops in Coffee is Happening and It’s Going to Be Pretty Intense

June 11, 2014 11:18 am

The craft beer world has been embracing coffee as an ingredient for years. While once relegated to stouts, coffee has since made its way into any number […]

Parachute Coffee Arrives with Airdrops from Canadian Micros

Parachute Coffee Arrives with Airdrops from Canadian Micros

June 6, 2014 10:07 am

The latest in specialty coffee’s subscription game, Parachute Coffee recently launched with a focus on Canadian small-batch roasters. Sticking to the parachute theme and calling […]

Just Coffee Launches ‘Ugandan Pride’ to Help Fight Anti-Homosexuality Law

Just Coffee Launches ‘Ugandan Pride’ to Help Fight Anti-Homosexuality Law

June 3, 2014 3:07 pm

Sometimes the best ideas start with an IT guy watching TV. Just Coffee Cooperative of Madison, Wis., is rolling out a new coffee sourced from […]