Can Lasers Change The Way We Make Cold Brew?

Lasers are objectively awesome. But they might also help us make cold brew in a zap.
by Fionn Pooler | September 30, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of September 26th

Coffee stockpiles are lower than ever in Brazil, Gen Z drives the ‘fourth wave,’ and coffee may help some men with prostate cancer live longer.
by Fionn Pooler | September 26, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of September 19th

Big US coffee chains bounce back from the pandemic, a new guide encouraging equitable coffee buying, and Starbucks is again extending benefits—but only to non-unionized employees.
by Fionn Pooler | September 19, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of September 12

No mentions of coffee in Colombia's new tax reform bill, a seaweed-covered ball, and a new program is trying to revitalize El Salvador's farming industry.
by Fionn Pooler | September 12, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of September 6th

An insightful look at Starbucks’ unionization push, big buyers are buying more sustainably, and shoes made from recycled Nespresso coffee. Let’s look at this week’s news—coming to you Tuesday in honor of Labor Day.…
by Fionn Pooler | September 6, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of August 29th

A dour coffee forecast from Vietnam; Starbucks allegedly withheld raises from unionized workers; and the government of Papua New Guinea announced a new post: minister for coffee.
by Fionn Pooler | August 29, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of August 22nd

A bizarre new coffee brand by a restaurateur who claims to have never tasted coffee, the Memphis Seven are reinstated, and a brewer that breaks all the rules.
by Fionn Pooler | August 22, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of August 15th

Brazil’s harvest woes, Intelligentsia’s union win, and laser-extracted cold brew. Here's the news for the week of August 15th, 2022.
by Fionn Pooler | August 15, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of August 8th

A major recall, a plea for extended benefits, and a serious look at Nestlé's sustainability claims. Here's the news for the week of August 8th, 2022.
by Fionn Pooler | August 8, 2022

Trade Winds

There’s a step usually left out when informing the consumer of all the varied aspects of the coffee supply chain, a step that is so ubiquitous in modern trade that it is barely thought…
by Fionn Pooler | June 8, 2022