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About Us

Since 2012, Daily Coffee News by Roast magazine has provided essential online reading for specialty coffee professionals.

Through original content composed of breaking news, in-depth feature stories and insider columns, Daily Coffee News strives to support the responsible growth of the specialty coffee industry and the success of the incredible people within it.

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Roast‘s Daily Coffee News is proud to maintain advertising partnerships with many of the world’s leading coffee companies, yet maintains a focus on fair and objective editorial content, with no sponsored content or native advertising.

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Daily Coffee News is powered by Portland, Oregon-based Roast, the industry’s leading trade magazine, which is distributed to subscribers worldwide in editions in English, Korean, Chinese and Spanish.

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With 22,000+ subscribers, the Daily Coffee News E-Newsletter is sent twice weekly, delivering the site’s top content to many of the industry’s leading decision makers. Click here to subscribe to the e-newsletter.

In 2021, Roast’s Daily Coffee News launched the Coffee Industry Job Board, a resource designed to help existing and aspiring coffee professionals connect with one another and create a more robust specialty coffee community. Click here to visit the Coffee Industry Job Board.

Who We Are

Connie Blumhardt | Publisher, Roast Magazine

The founder and publisher of Roast, Connie has spent the majority of her 20-plus years in magazine publishing in the coffee world. Connie’s commitment to the publishing industry has been inspired by the tireless passion displayed by her many connections in coffee.

Claire Harriman | Operations Manager, Roast Magazine

The business development director of Roast, Claire’s background is in marketing, public relations and sales across print and digital channels. Claire manages advertising sales, trade agreements and business opportunities for Roast and Daily Coffee News, and proudly supports the empowerment of women in the international coffee industry as a board member of the International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA).

Nick Brown | Editor, Daily Coffee News

The editor of Daily Coffee News, Nick has worked for more than 15 years full-time as a reporter and editor, delivering hard news, feature stories and business news in print and digital formats.

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