Using Service Training to Empower Baristas

Baristas undergo weeks of training before serving coffee drinks—why companies should allocate the same resources to training for service and hospitality.
by RJ Joseph | March 2, 2023

Hosting Virtual Events: How To Go Hybrid

By offering an array of engaging digital and in-person experiences, hybrid events can create a memorable and cohesive experience for all.
by RJ Joseph | March 1, 2023

The Color of Coffee Collective Hosts Its Second Annual Symposium

The Color of Coffee Symposium, taking place in Houston from March 10-12, fosters community and equity across the coffee supply chain.
by Ashley Rodriguez | February 28, 2023

Coffee News Club: Week of February 27th

Raise your hand if you want to try Starbucks' new olive oil coffee 👀
by Fionn Pooler | February 27, 2023

The Challenges of Coffee Certifications Go Beyond The Retail Shelf

Coffee certifications can be a valuable tool for farmers and roasters—but can be cost-prohibitive and difficult to navigate. We explore the benefits and challenges of certification programs before a coffee ever reaches the shelf.
by Anne Mercer | February 24, 2023

Sit & Sip: Why A Café Might Be The Perfect Addition to Your Bookstore

The perks of combining beverages and books.
by Regan Crisp | February 23, 2023

Barflow Breakdown: Proud Mary Coffee

Australian coffee roaster Proud Mary opened their second Austin, Texas-based location in the fall of 2022. Check out what goes on behind the scenes at this cutting-edge cafe.
by Miranda Haney | February 22, 2023

Make The Most of Everything: Resourceful Café Build-Outs

Café owners are seeking repurposed, reclaimed, and recycled materials for café build-outs.
by Chris Lucia | February 21, 2023

Coffee News Club: Week of February 20th

Why drink coffee when you can spray caffeine directly onto your tongue? Plus, the ICO launches a living income study, and Tim Hortons opens in Pakistan—and attracts looooong lines. ‘ICO Launching Living-Income Benchmarking for…
by Fionn Pooler | February 20, 2023

Coffee Packaging Design: 3 Roasters Share Key Lessons Learned On Creating Memorable Packaging

We spoke to three coffee roasting pros to learn how packaging design can attract new customers—and keep them coming back for more.
by Haley Greene | February 17, 2023