A New Chapter for Taza Presidencial, A Bolivian-Born Coffee Quality Competition

Quality-focused competitions have fueled coffee improvements in Bolivia. But when government funding ran out for Taza Presidencial, local coffee professionals made sure the competition stayed alive.
by Sandra Elisa Loofbourow | September 8, 2023

Three Cafe Owners Share Their Top Metrics for Growth

Identifying which key performance indicators (KPIs) you need to track can be the difference between getting by versus growing and thriving. 
by Haley Greene | September 6, 2023

Coffee News Club: Week of September 5th

I'll take my donut with sprinkles and a union pin. Plus, a study in Brazil finds living wage disparities between producers, and Fair Trade USA revamps its programs.
by Fionn Pooler | September 5, 2023

At Clutch Coffee Bar, Drive-Thru Reigns Supreme

Drive-thrus can feel rushed and impersonal. But folks like Clutch Coffee Bar are reimagining the drive-thru model as a vehicle for fun, friendly, and fast customer experiences.
by Anne Mercer | September 1, 2023

Direct Trade via Direct Message: How Instagram is Facilitating a New Kind of Coffee Connection

One morning in 2022, I walked into work to find an envelope of green coffee samples from a source I wasn’t familiar with. My boss told me they came from a Costa Rican coffee…
by Fionn Pooler | August 30, 2023

Coffee News Club: Week of August 28th

Concrete, capsules, and coffee plant mysteries — here's all the coffee news you need for the week of August 28th, 2023.
by Fionn Pooler | August 28, 2023

What’s Up With Cold Foam?

Cold foam has found its way on nearly every specialty coffee menu. But is cold foam simply a fad, or is it indicative of a much larger shift in how we drink coffee?
by Valorie Clark | August 25, 2023

NOLA Coffee Festival Celebrates the Gulf South’s Coffee Industry

The NOLA Coffee Festival is coming to New Orleans in September, uniting coffee professionals and enthusiasts in the Gulf South.
by Garrett Oden | August 24, 2023

At Kobrick, Serving Coffee By Day and Cocktails By Night

Step into Kobrick Coffee Co., the cafe where the baristas double as mixologists, pouring coffee and cocktails all night long.
by Haley Greene | August 23, 2023

Coffee News Club: Week of August 21st

Coffee and music make you think! Plus, reopened coffee markets in Kenya and Cornell passes on Starbucks contract. Here's the news for the week of August 21st.
by Fionn Pooler | August 21, 2023