A Look at the Future of Fine Robusta Through Vietnamese Specialty Coffee

For years, Robusta has gotten a bad rep, but people are beginning to reconsider its potential. Vietnam may already have the blueprint for the future of Robusta.
by Mikey Rinaldo | August 11, 2023

Op-ed: How Can We Grow Coffee’s Middle Class when Farmers and Baristas are Underpaid?

If we imagine a future where coffee remains viable, then we must work to ensure that all participants earn livable wages and grow the industry’s middle class.
by Jim Ngokwey | August 9, 2023

Coffee News Club: Week of August 7th

Kenya's coffee sector is in chaos, Lavazza isn't happy with the EU's deforestation law, and how to find a €1 espresso in Paris.
by Fionn Pooler | August 7, 2023

“We’re Selling Coffee In Walmart, Staying Hyper-Local”: How Belleair Coffee Is Growing Without Losing Its Spirit

The days of subpar supermarket coffee are over. Here’s how Belleair Coffee is navigating big-box retail while maintaining their local flair and brand integrity.
by Zoe Stanley | August 4, 2023

Navigating the New Rules of Instagram

Be silly, have, make videos and jump on the carousel: here are the new rules to increasing engagement for coffee shops on Instagram.
by Haley Greene | August 2, 2023

Coffee News Club: Week of July 31st

Yemeni coffee, how deforestation laws will impact farmers, and an unsuccessful decertification campaign—coffee news for the week of July 31.
by Fionn Pooler | July 31, 2023

Are Branded Coffee Cups Worth The Higher Cost?

Are your coffee cups working for you? Say goodbye to costly ad spend and invest in branded cups that'll turn heads and build your brand awareness.
by Zoe Stanley | July 28, 2023

Taking Community Support to the Coffee Shop

Many coffee shops go beyond serving coffee to create a sense of community through fundraising and supporting causes that foster inclusivity.
by Haley Greene | July 26, 2023

Coffee News Club: Week of July 24th

More unions, more private equity — here's all the coffee news you need to know for the week of July 24th.
by Fionn Pooler | July 24, 2023

What You Need to Know About Barista Certification Programs 

Barista certification programs promise to teach learners new skills and can help with career advancement. But do they fulfill that promise? 
by Valorie Clark | July 21, 2023