Here’s Everything You Miss When You’re Not Part of the Coffee News Club

Every Monday, we send out a newsletter called Coffee News Club. Thousands of subscribers get an easily digestible roundup, curated by our news writer, Fionn Pooler, of the latest news, industry trends, and breaking…
by Ashley Rodriguez | July 5, 2024

Where Does The Money Go? New Study Shows Why “Pay More For Coffee” Isn’t Enough

A new study gives precise numbers on how value is distributed within the supply chain and why simply compelling people to "pay more for coffee" is not enough.
by Ashley Rodriguez | June 18, 2024

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

A new study shows the razor-thin margins between decibel readings can impact how noisy a cafe feels—and how customers and workers are impacted by noise.
by Ashley Rodriguez | June 5, 2024

Coffee Coalition for Racial Equity Honors Black Coffee Leaders at “The First Sip” Event

"The First Sip," hosted by the Coffee Coalition for Racial Equity, celebrated Black excellence in coffee and awarded groundbreaking industry leaders.
by Ashley Rodriguez | April 26, 2024

The Coffee Person’s Guide To Hanging Out In Chicago

The Specialty Coffee Expo is coming to Chicago. Here are some restaurants (and experiences) we think you should check out.
by Ashley Rodriguez | April 10, 2024

The Coffee Person’s Guide To Coffee In Chicago

The Specialty Coffee Expo is coming to the Windy City—here are a few places we think you’ll like drinking coffee in Chicago.
by Ashley Rodriguez | April 9, 2024

Four Key Takeaways From The SCA’s Value Distribution Survey Results

The SCA report, which surveyed hundreds of actors across the supply stream, reveals how the industry perceives value distribution.
by Ashley Rodriguez | March 28, 2024

Learn De-Escalation Techniques in this Virtual Class with Laila Ghambari

Ghambari and HR expert Eric J. Grimm will offer two types of de-escalation courses to help coffee workers build healthier workspaces.
by Ashley Rodriguez | March 15, 2024

Roastery Breakdown: Nirvana Soul Coffee in San Jose, California

Most roastery warehouses are sparse and industrial-looking, but Nirvana Soul embraces vibrancy in their easy-to-navigate (and open to the public) roasting facility.
by Ashley Rodriguez | February 23, 2024

The Best of Fresh Cup 2023

2023 was a year full of important articles and critical storytelling here at Fresh Cup—here's a sampling of the best articles of the year.
by Ashley Rodriguez | December 27, 2023