Fresh Cup: Coffee Industry Stories and Insights

Coffee News Club: Week of June 17th

Starbucks gets in the movie biz, Rudy’s coffee roaster is also bankrupt, and more union news. Here’s what’s up in coffee for the week of June 17th.
by Fionn Pooler | June 17, 2024

Latest Stories

Everything You Need to Know About the EU’s Deforestation Legislation

The European Union’s Deforestation Regulation (EUDR) started with good intentions, but may drastically change the way coffee is grown, sold, and consumed. 
by Fionn Pooler | June 14, 2024

In Nicaragua, Women Coffee Pickers Balance Work, Children, and Life

If you drink specialty coffee, you’re drinking something that was handpicked. Here’s a peek into the lives of women coffee pickers in Nicaragua.
by Malena Kruger | June 12, 2024

The Coffee Owners Roundtable Connects All Ends of the Coffee Supply Stream

Started in 2021, the Coffee Owners Roundtable will host its 27th roundtable and invites coffee pros to network, share experiences, and explore actions to improve the industry.
by Garrett Oden | June 11, 2024

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Retail & Commerce Articles

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Waste No Beans: A Demand Planning Guide for Roasters

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How to Create Career Pathways in Your Cafe

Branded Coffee Cups: 11 Examples Of Cups We Love 

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by Garrett Oden | March 29, 2024

Turkish Engineering Goes Global With Toper Roasters

by Haley Greene | June 7, 2024

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by Fionn Pooler | April 29, 2024

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Coffee & Tea Articles

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Origin & Trade Articles

What Does Experimental Processing Mean for Farmers?

Experimental coffee processing methods are becoming increasingly popular in the specialty coffee world. But what does it mean for farmers to engage with the potential—and risk—of these methods?
by Veronica Blaine | May 22, 2024

In Colombia, Making Coffee Viable for Young Producers

The average age of coffee farmers in Colombia is 55. But there’s a thriving community of producers and changemakers making coffee viable and exciting for the next generation. 
by Nick Castellano | May 17, 2024

How Regenerative Agriculture Changed the Lives of Two Colombian Coffee Producers 

Across Colombia, producers are adapting and implementing new models for producing coffee—here’s how two producers used regenerative agriculture to improve their farms.
by Nick Castellano | May 1, 2024

Industry Articles

At Coffee Competitions, AAPI Competitors Turn to Asian Coffees

Coffee competitions often showcase the world’s best coffees, and more competitors are using coffee sourced from Asia. Three AAPI competitors share why.
by Arielle Rebekah | May 29, 2024

Roastery Breakdown: Black and White Coffee Roasters in Raleigh, North Carolina

Teamwork and staff wellbeing guide roastery decisions at the ever-growing Black and White Coffee in Raleigh. 
by Brit Alexandria | May 8, 2024

Four Key Takeaways From The SCA’s Value Distribution Survey Results

The SCA report, which surveyed hundreds of actors across the supply stream, reveals how the industry perceives value distribution.
by Ashley Rodriguez | March 28, 2024