Category Archives: Coffee Industry

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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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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New crop from Kenya and coffee prices

A lot of you have probably already noted that the coffee prices have been rising a lot during the last year. Only a week ago the C-market (based on future contracts on coffee where prices are set by speculation on … Continue reading

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Japan’s Specialty Coffee Scene

Months before tragedy struck the Pacific nation, Aimee Sics toured the cafés leading Japanese coffee drinkers away from canned coffee and towards a quality cup. Photography by Grant Molony At time of writing, Japan was leading the way on coffee consumption among … Continue reading

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UK Coffee leaders take lessons from Australians

Shelagh Ryan, the founder of London-based Lantana Café, spoke at the Allegra UK Coffee Leaders Summit last month, saying that their operators can learn from Australia’s highly evolved coffee industry, where the third wave independent operator is king. Shelagh said … Continue reading

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Ristretto | Santa Cruz Comes to Queens

Ristretto | Santa Cruz Comes to Queens | By OLIVER STRAND | April 27, 2011, 10:30 am Bradley Allen Verve Coffee Roasters in Santa Cruz. Verve Coffee Roasters is in a small stucco shopping center on 41st Avenue, a sun-baked … Continue reading

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A coffee quest saved by social networking

A coffee quest saved by social networking [Best-kept Secrets in Seoul] April 04, 2011 My love affair with Intelligentsia coffee began a few weeks ago, when a friend of mine checked in to it on Foursquare, a location-based social network, … Continue reading

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As climate changes, coffee farmers struggle to protect crops

Shifting weather patterns have led to lower bean yields and higher prices at coffee shops. March 23, 2011|By Melissa Allison for LA Times   A mile above this rural mountain town, coffee trees have produced some of the world’s best … Continue reading

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10 Places to Get a Damn Good Cup of Coffee in Los Angeles

T. Nguyen A pretty cup from Espresso Cielo in Santa Monica. ​ Intelligentsia’s founder, Doug Zell, told us in 2009 that “LA got a later start in terms of the very best coffee can offer, but they seem to be embracing … Continue reading

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Stumptown Coffee Roasters: Kenya

  Kenya In November 2010, Stumptown Coffee Roasters sent a two person film crew to Kenya to shadow their green coffee buying team. Travelling north about 100 miles from Nairobi into the Nyeri district of the Central Province, their cameras … Continue reading

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