The Fresh Cup Gift Guide 2023

What should you give the coffee lover in your life? Here’s a curated list of coffee goodies from our team of Fresh Cup contributors.
by Fresh Cup Staff | November 29, 2023

Does Tamping Matter?

Tamping is a personal, essential part of making coffee—or is it? We find out.
by Fresh Cup Staff | October 13, 2022

Help Support The Future of Umeshiso

Umeshiso is known for its rainbow cupping spoons and has started a GoFundMe to launch the products you’ve all been waiting for.
by Fresh Cup Staff | September 13, 2022

Five Stories on Labor From the Fresh Cup Archives

As we take a break to observe Labor Day, we're sharing Fresh Cup's best stores about coffee and labor.
by Fresh Cup Staff | September 5, 2022

Glitter Cat Bootcamps Make Their Triumphant (and Shimmering) Return

After two years away, Glitter Cat will host its first in-person bootcamps, providing resources to marginalized baristas who wish to compete in the 2022-2023 US Coffee Championships season.
by Fresh Cup Staff | August 23, 2022

Hundreds of Roasters to Face Off at the 2022 Golden Bean Competition

Now in its eighth year, The Golden Bean competition is one of the most highly-anticipated meeting grounds for artisan roasters on the continent.
by Fresh Cup Staff | August 16, 2022

An Overview of Alternative Milks—And How To Implement Them In Your Café

In the past, soy was the only regularly available non-dairy option in most cafés, despite many alternative milks being around for centuries. New plant-based milk choices offer improved options for customers and baristas.
by Fresh Cup Staff | August 2, 2022

Fresh Cup Farewell

To our incredible readers, During unsettling times, it is more important than ever to lift each other up and be supportive of one another. The Fresh Cup staff wants to express how grateful we have been…
by Fresh Cup Staff | December 1, 2020

Make Your Season Merry & Bright

While this year's holiday season may look different, the joy of giving lives on. Here, we've curated a selection of products for the coffee or tea lover in your life (or yourself!). From subscription…
by Fresh Cup Staff | November 30, 2020

Coffee Fest To Go

Coffee Fest is hosting a second session of Coffee Fest To Go, a virtual event on October 21 and October 22.
by Fresh Cup Staff | September 30, 2020