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Dear grinder manufacturers

June 15th, 2011 I have many frustrations with grinders but I am not planning on rehashing old posts. There had been something else on my mind of late that is causing me increasing anger and frustration and that is grinder … Continue reading

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The best cup of coffee…ever!

June 7 – Baristas from around the world gather in Colombia to find out who brews the best cup of coffee. Gemma Haines reports. Click to watch.  

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SEED TO CUP BARISTA ADVENTURE!! Peru 2010

Twelve world-class baristas were transported from the comfort of their urban retail coffee shops to spend a week living on a small, family-owned coffee farm on the edge of the Amazon basin in northern Peru. There was no electricity. No … Continue reading

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Stumptown Expands With the Help of a Powerful Investor

June 2, 2011, 2:22 PM By OLIVER STRAND Matthew Peyton for The New York TimesStylish baristas at the Stumptown Coffee Roasters cafe at the Ace Hotel. It looks like a big year for Stumptown Coffee Roasters. The Portland, Ore., company, known for getting … Continue reading

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Japan to use coffee grounds as biomass fuel

TOKYO (Commodity Online) : Quake hit Japan is trying different things to boost non nuclear energy and the latest to this effect is using coffee grounds to use as biomass fuel in thermal power plants.   Japan’s Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd. … Continue reading

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2011 Coffee Fest in San Diego, California

Coffee Fest has been serving the specialty coffee and gourmet tea industries since 1992 Viewed by most as the best show in America and around the world specifically for all those involved with retailing coffee.  Coffee Fest continues to evolve … Continue reading

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2011 WBC Finals Schedule from Bogota, Colombia

2011 WBC FINALS SCHEDULE 1. Javier Garcia, SPAIN 12:15 2. Miki Suzuki, JAPAN 12:34 3. Matt Perger, AUSTRALIA 12:53 4. Alejandro Mendez, EL SALVADOR 13:12 5. John Gordon, UNITED KINGDOM 13:31 6. Pete Licata, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 13:50 all … Continue reading

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The SCAE World of Coffee Exhibition Comes to Maastricht, Netherlands

The World of Coffee Exhibition, hosted by the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe, is the premier event on the European specialty coffee calendar and it’s coming to Maastricht, June 22-24th. This year the SCAE is bringing their prestigious show to … Continue reading

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The End of Stumptown, America’s Hippest Coffee Brand

May 31, 2011 at 12:56PM by Todd Carmichael There are few things that mark the end of a social movement like the breakup of a rock band. The love generation, for example. The Beatles. The grunge movement and Kurt Cobain’s … Continue reading

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Espresso, Ristretto, Espresso, Ristretto.

So this may be kind of an old conversation for the folk in the States but I have been dragged into this conversation many times since I have been back in Australia. Particularly when I order an espresso and I … Continue reading

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