Coffee In The News

Espresso_Roast_Coffee_Beans2Coffee news from around the world. Stay on top of all the coffee news from around the world which may affect your favourite coffee beans. Or just read now and then for interesting information related to the coffee bean industry!

World events and big business mergers and moves do affect the small scale coffee bean producer. Being confident where your coffee is coming from and ensuring its sustainable and ethical is a great way to be a good steward of this world (one small step right?!)

  • Coffee In The News

    • Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
    • Coffee Universe
    - Nick Brown

    The final tally has been made for the annual UK Coffee Week fundraising effort, and coffee shops big and small, chain and indie, combined throughout the UK to raise a record high of... [Read More...]

    - Howard Bryman

    San Francisco restaurateur Buffy Maguire is spreading her wings to catch an ocean breeze in lifting a new coffee company off the ground. Lady Falcon Coffee Club is centered on a vintage bus,... [Read More...]

    - Kraig Kraft

    Over the past 36 months, the coffee industry has seen a wave of consolidations roll through the retail and manufacturing sectors, and those of us on the sidelines have been... [Read More...]

    - Nick Brown

    Big, troubling news broke this week, as one of the most exhaustive studies ever done on coffee and climate suggested that 39 to 59 percent of Ethiopia’s existing coffeelands could become unsuitable by... [Read More...]

    - Howard Bryman

    From splashy colors and intricate hand drawings to clean, minimalist lines to plain, rustic craft bags, coffee packaging design these days is all over the map. And yet as coffee... [Read More...]

    - Nick Brown

    One of the major challenges with any primarily volunteer-led competition that spans as far as, say, the United States, is competitor accessibility. This has been an ongoing issue with the... [Read More...]

    - Nick Brown

    In this week’s episode of Unpacking Coffee, Kandace and Ray check in with decorated coffee professional Andy Sprenger to discuss the latest goings on with his Sweet Bloom Coffee Roasters of... [Read More...]

    - Nick Brown

    Grassroots efforts are currently afoot in the Boyle Heights neighborhood east of Downtown Los Angeles to protest a new coffee shop called Weird Wave, which opened last week serving coffee... [Read More...]

    - Nick Brown

    Coffee Fest, the 25-year-old coffee industry event series, has been acquired by Urban Expositions, a Trumbull, Conn.-based trade and consumer event production company owned by London, England-based Clarion Events. The financial terms... [Read More...]

    - Nick Brown

    Less than two weeks after the Nicaragua Cup of Excellence competition auction fetched for farmers a in-country record average high price, the 2017 Guatemala CoE auction has also resulted in... [Read More...]

    - laura everage

    This week, Coffee Universe highlights El Toro Espresso Blend from Portland’s Water Avenue Coffee. This is Water Avenue Coffee’s flagship blend that features coffees from all the major coffee growing regions of the world. This delicious blend features dark chocolate and sweet peanut butter alongside bright cherry acidity, which round out its deep woodsy character. Whichever […] [Read More...]

    - laura everage

    Fifty people with Down syndrome will be trained as coffee specialists during 2014 in order to take part in four Barista Championships in Spain. The first championship, I Down Barista Championship of Andalucía, took place March 21st, the World Down Syndrome Day. Asturias, Galicia and Valencia will follow. Down Barista Championships are organized by Cafento, […] [Read More...]

    - laura everage

    Boyd’s Coffee®, the oldest family-owned coffee company in the Pacific Northwest, introduces Cinnamon Churro Flavored Coffee to the foodservice channel, bringing the popular Mexican pastry’s fresh-baked flavor to a delicious, rich and sweet coffee drink. “Demand for on-trend Hispanic flavors continues to grow, and the Cinnamon Churro coffee will help our customers satisfy that demand,” […] [Read More...]

    - laura everage

    Coffee lovers in Chicago ready for the arrival of CoffeeCon, a one-day consumer coffee event that celebrates everything coffee. This exciting day, which will be held April 12, 2014 at the Zhou B Art Center, is filled with everything a coffee loving consumer could want. Taste the world’s different coffees roasted every conceivable way, and brewed […] [Read More...]

    - laura everage

    American Barista & Coffee School (ABCS) has today announced www.onlinebaristatraining.com, its new online subscription-based coffee education platform, will officially launch April 2014. According to the company’s Vice President, Matt Milletto, “onlinebaristatraining.com will be a new subscription based training and business methodology that coffee shop owners can subscribe to train their new [Read More...]

    - laura everage

    JavaJog for a Cause organizers welcome 2014 sponsors for the second annual run/walk to benefit the coffee-farming women in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Westrock Coffee Company, which provides global export opportunities and purposeful employment to partners at origin, has signed on as Platinum Sponsor for the event. Equal Exchange, Baratza and Equator Coffees  & […] [Read More...]

    - laura everage

    Across the varied and cultured nations of Europe, if there is one passion shared by countless millions, it’s a deep love, and often outright need, for coffee. From the bustling espresso bars of sunny Roman mornings, to bowls of café au lait leisurely sipped in chic Parisian haunts, coffee is the elixir that dispels groggy […] [Read More...]

    - laura everage

    In light of the current market scenario and research studies which have shown enormous potential in the Asia Pacific coffee market, IMAPAC will organize Asia Coffee Congress 2014 which will bring together the Indonesian and regional key coffee players from 6-8 May 2014 in Jakarta. Coffee roasters, manufacturers, traders and certifiers will converge at the only international coffee platform in Indo [Read More...]

    - laura everage

    The New York Foundling, a charity that empowers thousands of low-income children and families to live independent, healthy and fulfilling lives, is embarking on an innovative business venture to raise money for children in the foster care system (some of the city’s most disadvantaged and underserved citizens) while supporting a New York-based or focused coffee […] [Read More...]

    - laura everage

    This week we travel to the island of Jamaica in a cup of coffee and we find ourselves dreaming of the Blue Mountains. That’s because we’re drinking a delicious Jamaican Blue Mountain® coffee from C&C Specialty Coffee. Blue Mountain Coffee is recognized worldwide for its mild flavor and lack of bitterness, which is highly credited to […] [Read More...]