Fresh Cup: Coffee Industry Stories and Insights

Coffee News Club: Week of July 22nd

Guess we can’t slam back cups of coffee anymore. Plus, adding value in Ethiopia and a union fight gets more contentious.
by Fionn Pooler | July 22, 2024

Latest Stories

Sahra Nguyen Risks It All On Robusta: “This Is How We Change The Industry”

How Sahra Nguyen used her storytelling skills and passion for Vietnamese coffee to bring robusta into the specialty conversation. 
by Lydia Stolper | July 19, 2024

Gongfu Tea, Beyond the Ritual

Gongfu tea, or tea brewed with a high leaf-to-water ratio and repeated short infusions, requires effort but produces aromatic and flavorful tea.
by Michael Butterworth | July 17, 2024

Coffee News Club: Week of July 15th

Get a degree in coffee! Plus, coffee prices projected to go up and coffee-flavored Doritos. Here’s the news for the week of July 15th.
by Fionn Pooler | July 15, 2024

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Retail & Commerce Articles

Coffee Subscriptions Are Booming: Here’s How They Connect Roasters with Customers Near and Far 

Takeout Packaging for Cafes: An Essential Checklist

The Difference Between a Buzzing Cafe and a Noisy One Is Smaller Than You Think

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Waste No Beans: A Demand Planning Guide for Roasters

More Roasters Are Launching RTD Coffees—Here’s How The Economics Work Out

Trending Articles

What is Cascara? An Overview of Coffee Cherry Tea

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Experts Share Emerging Coffee Industry Trends Of 2024

by Garrett Oden | March 29, 2024

Five Things That Caught Our Eye at World of Coffee Copenhagen

by Chloé Skye Weiser | July 12, 2024

Opposites Attract: How To Combine Coffee and Tea in Signature Drinks

by Brit Alexandria | September 7, 2022

Resource Library

The Coffee Shop To Micro-Roaster Starter Guide

A guide to expanding from coffee shop to micro-roaster, plus a roasting profitability calculator.

Opening and Closing Checklists

An editable template for opening and closing checklists designed for coffee shops.

Coffee & Tea Articles

The Alternate Universe of Melissa Stinson’s Everybody’s Busy

Tapping the Potential of Tisanes and Herbal Teas in India

The Power, Magic, and Wonder of House-made Syrups 

Decaf Coffee, But Make It Specialty

From Hourly to Salary: Laila Ghambari on Growing a (Financially Upward) Career in Coffee

Five Places, Five Signature Drinks

Origin & Trade Articles

Battling Drought: How Climate Change and Dry Conditions Threaten Coffee Production

What happens to coffee when it doesn’t rain enough? In coffee-producing countries worldwide, drought conditions are drying up coffee cherries and threatening production.
by Bhavi Patel | July 3, 2024

The Transformative Value of Intercropping Coffee and Avocados at Fazenda Minamihara

Long believed to be detrimental to quality, how one farm showed intercropping coffee bushes with other plants can improve coffee and increase biodiversity.
by Nick Castellano | June 28, 2024

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

Industry Articles

Roastery Breakdown: Three Keys Coffee in Houston, Texas

Art and coffee live harmoniously at Three Keys Coffee, a Houston-based roastery that uses music to evoke a multi-sensory coffee experience.
by Arielle Rebekah | June 21, 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

Turkish Engineering Goes Global With Toper Roasters

Based in Turkey, Toper Roasters has roasting machines in 132 countries worldwide. Find out how they’re redefining coffee roasting equipment.
by Haley Greene | June 7, 2024