Old Factory, New Destination

Outside of Florence, Italy, an educational haven for specialty coffee has opened its doors in the original La Marzocco workshop headquarters.
by Fresh Cup Staff | October 30, 2019

Workshopping For a Purpose

Minneapolis-based Mill City Roasters is hosting a series of two-hour workshops in its upcoming tour, “Profiling for Purpose.” The event kicks off at its headquarters on Saturday, November 2, travels to Boulder, Colorado, on…
by Fresh Cup Staff | October 30, 2019

Caffè Culture to Showcase 150 Leading U.K. Brands

London’s Business Design Centre is hosting Caffè Culture, the leading trade event for the United Kingdom’s coffee and café market.
by Fresh Cup Staff | October 23, 2019

Fair Trade USA Opens Pilot Pop-up Shop in NYC

The country’s leading fair trade certifier, Fair Trade USA, is celebrating Fair Trade Month all October with its first pop-up shop.
by Fresh Cup Staff | October 16, 2019

The Art of the Competition Mixtape

Luke Daugherty talks to Michelle Johnson, Rock Baijnauth, Nathanael May, Hannah Craig, and Matt Foster about the important role music plays during a competition routine.
by Luke Daugherty | October 9, 2019

Baristas Begin Crowdsourcing Wage Information

Philly baristas are sharing their salaries and benefits in a shared spreadsheet. In the days since news of this spreadsheet broke, the list, which reflects baristas from more than 60 cafés in the Philadelphia…
by Fresh Cup Staff | October 9, 2019

San Francisco Coffee Festival Expands for 2019

Taking place November 2–3, the 2019 San Francisco Coffee Festivals hosts an expanded lineup of more than 80 specially curated exhibitors, including the Bay Area’s top coffee roasters, for a uniquely immersive coffee experience.
by Fresh Cup Staff | October 9, 2019

Five Minutes With: Karla Mancio, Red Bay Coffee

First-time Golden Bean attendee Karla Mancio, head roaster at Red Bay Coffee, sat down with Fresh Cup to discuss her background in the industry, her Golden Bean experience, and why representation matters.
by Caitlin Carter | October 2, 2019

America’s Most Caffeinated Holiday: National Coffee Day Roundup

National Coffee Day is here once again! Cafés and roasteries all around the country celebrate September 29 with deals, discounts, specials, and freebies.
by Rachel Sandstrom Morrison | September 25, 2019

Before + Now: How Photos Are Telling the Story of Coffee Farmers in Burundi

In the spring of 2018, the Long Miles Coffee Project launched a small venture that would eventually come to be known as “Before + Now.” Fresh Cup spoke with its creators to learn more…
by Stephanie Parker | September 25, 2019