2014/15 Global Coffee Production Estimates: A Region-by-Region Breakdown

2014/15 Global Coffee Production Estimates: A Region-by-Region Breakdown

June 24, 2014 1:12 pm

The United States Department of Agriculture has released its latest estimates for annual global coffee production, predicting a 1.5 million total drop to 147.8 million […]

Berlin Operators Take Lively New Approach to Cemetery Cafes

Berlin Operators Take Lively New Approach to Cemetery Cafes

December 1, 2013 4:27 pm

An interesting trend is emerging in Berlin, where coffee roasters and retailers are setting up shop in cemeteries. Doing business next to cemeteries is nothing […]

Upscale Hotel Chain Hiring for Master Barista Program with illy

Upscale Hotel Chain Hiring for Master Barista Program with illy

September 26, 2013 10:30 am

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, the upscale hotel brand owned by the Starwood Group, is hiring 100 or more baristas to help run lobby cafes […]

German Roasters Guild’s Kaffe Campus Coming in September

German Roasters Guild’s Kaffe Campus Coming in September

June 4, 2013 11:52 am

The German Roasters Guild has announced that Kaffee Campus, Germany’s largest meeting of specialty coffee professionals, will be Sept. 17-19 in Berlin. Organized by the […]

India’s Coffee Exports Down 10.3 Percent in FY13

India’s Coffee Exports Down 10.3 Percent in FY13

April 3, 2013 8:49 am

Decreased demand in the U.S. and European markets has led to a more than 10 percent decline in fiscal year 2013 coffee shipments from India, […]

JAB Makes Offer to Acquire Dutch D.E. Master Blenders for $9.7 Billion

JAB Makes Offer to Acquire Dutch D.E. Master Blenders for $9.7 Billion

March 28, 2013 8:32 am

Dutch coffee industry giant D.E. Master Blenders 1753, which spun off from Sara Lee last June, says it is in talks to be acquired by Joh. […]

Caffe Sospeso (Suspended Coffee) Movement Afoot in Struggling Bulgaria

Caffe Sospeso (Suspended Coffee) Movement Afoot in Struggling Bulgaria

March 26, 2013 9:35 am

The Italian tradition of caffe sospeso, translated as suspended coffee, has reportedly taken hold in some 150 coffee shops in Bulgaria, considered the European Union’s […]

India Coffee Exports In Decline for Second Straight Year

India Coffee Exports In Decline for Second Straight Year

February 6, 2013 9:36 am

Coffee exports from India may drop to below 300,000 bags this year, which would represent a second straight year of decline. Sources in a recent […]

D.E. Master Blenders Quarterly Sales Mixed, Germany Slow

D.E. Master Blenders Quarterly Sales Mixed, Germany Slow

October 23, 2012 10:28 am

D.E. Master Blenders, the Dutch coffee and tea company spun off by Sara Lee and June, came up slightly short of revenue estimates for the […]

Starbucks Close to ‘Milestone Deal’ for Nordic Market

Starbucks Close to ‘Milestone Deal’ for Nordic Market

September 27, 2012 11:37 am

Starbucks is expected to soon announce a deal with the Norwegian firm Umoe Restaurant Group that will likely provide a significant boost to the Seattle-based […]