Coffee News Club: Week of June 5th
Have sustainability initiatives been beneficial for coffee farmers? Farmers and consumers disagree. Here’s the news for the week of June 5th.
How Cafés Are Getting Creative With Sustainability Behind The Bar
From composting to sustainable drink menus, discover how some cafés are taking their environmental responsibility up a notch behind the bar.
The Magic Of Small Coffee Shops
Teeny tiny coffee shops prove that success can be found even in the smallest of spaces.
Coffee News Club: Week of May 30th
How wasps and bees are buzzing to make coffee better. This and more news for the week of May 30th.
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Can Liberica Change The Way We Grow Coffee?
Once cultivated in the 19th century to battle coffee leaf rust, liberica, a nearly forgotten coffee species—and its new subvariety, excelsa—may be the answer to the looming threat of climate change.
Good Genes: Genetic Diversity And The Future of Coffee
How the industry is looking to genetic resource conservation to help preserve coffee.
New Names, Same Faces: Genetic Accuracy for Yemeni Coffee
In Yemen, coffee varieties are often referred to by colloquial names, which are often inaccurate and don’t reflect real varieties. But a new study is giving farmers more definitive names and greater access to…
The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Automation: Key Takeaways From Coffee Fest New York
Can automation allow baristas to interact more meaningfully with customers? Or is that wishful thinking? Key insights about automation from this year’s Coffee Fest.
Five Repairs This Coffee Tech Says You Can Do Yourself
If your coffee equipment is misbehaving, hold off on calling a technician. Here are five easy fixes this tech says you can do yourself.
The 2023 Specialty Coffee Expo Gadget Guide
Here are the five gadgets that caught our eye as we walked the floor at the 2023 Specialty Coffee Expo.