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

Coffee News Club: Week of May 27th

Who wants scallions in their latte? Plus, Americans today drink less coffee than their grandparents, and in Australia, take a jaunt on a pathway made with coffee concrete.
by Fionn Pooler | May 27, 2024

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

To call Everybody's Busy a coffee shop is underselling it. Owner Melissa Stinson curates coffee experiences out of a warehouse in Chicago and invites people to sit and stay awhile. 
by Lydia Stolper | May 24, 2024

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

Coffee News Club: Week of May 20th

More celebrity coffee brands?!? Plus reinventing the wheel (or coffee shop) and science prevents coffee staining your teeth.
by Fionn Pooler | May 20, 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

Tapping the Potential of Tisanes and Herbal Teas in India

In India, tea often means chai, but interest in herbal teas and tisanes is rising—and some tea suppliers are hoping to unlock and explore the potential of caffeine-free teas.
by Sohel Sarkar | May 15, 2024

Coffee News Club: Week of May 13th

Underminer in chief, price spikes in cocoa impact robusta markets, and sonic waves make cold brew. Here's the coffee news for May 13th.
by Fionn Pooler | May 13, 2024

We Went to De-escalation Training: Here’s Everything We Learned

A new course offers coffee shop workers tactics and tools to de-escalate conflict. We took the class: here's everything you need to know. 
by Lydia Stolper | May 10, 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