Does Tamping Matter?
Tamping is a personal, essential part of making coffee—or is it? We find out.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
The Barista Guild is hosting Bloom, a virtual event across four locations: the United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, and the United States.