Coffee News Club: Week of December 12th

Happy birthday, Starbucks Workers United! And breaking news: coffee wakes you up!
by Fionn Pooler | December 12, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of December 5th

Krispy Kreme agrees to pay nearly $1.2 million in back wages. Plus, Colombia again considers leaving the commodity coffee market, Peet’s Coffee workers move to unionize, and caffeine could help you run really, really…
by Fionn Pooler | December 5, 2022

Welcome To The New Fresh Cup!

The reimagined Fresh Cup reflects our transition to an online-first magazine and our optimism for a better coffee future.
by Garrett Oden | December 1, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of November 28th

Topsy-turvy coffee predictions from Brazil, a survey to promote wage transparency, and Starbucks continues closing unionized stores.  Here’s a roundup of this week’s biggest coffee headlines.  ‘Brazil Farmers, Agronomists Downgrade 2023 Coffee Crop Expectations’…
by Fionn Pooler | November 28, 2022

Take The Coffee Wage Survey With GoFundBean

Wage transparency has been a hot topic in coffee. A new survey from GoFundBean hopes to promote greater wage transparency, act as a nexus for information, and track how wages have changed since the…
by Ashley Rodriguez | November 22, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of November 21st

It’s a Red Cup Rebellion! Unions strike back at Starbucks while coffee’s commodity price is falling—but news outlets continue to focus on consumers rather than farmers.  ‘Coffee Prices are Crashing. What it Means for…
by Fionn Pooler | November 21, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of November 14th

Could better-tasting, more climate-resilient coffee be in our future? Plus, a raging debate over alternative milk at barista competitions and your favorite Starbucks hacks pour money into the company's coffers.
by Fionn Pooler | November 14, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of November 7th

Could coffee power your car? Plus, producers in Brazil default on their coffee contracts, and drinking coffee while pregnant could lead to shorter children.
by Fionn Pooler | November 7, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of October 31st

Coffee isn't free of child labor, despite third-party efforts. Plus, the founder of scandal-hit Luckin Coffee is back with a new venture, and Starbucks agrees to bargain with unionized workers—only to walk out immediately.
by Fionn Pooler | October 31, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of October 24th

At Starbucks, the facade of progressivism is cracking from the inside out, more crystal ball gazing about the future of coffee, and how to biohack your brain using coffee (sort of).
by Fionn Pooler | October 24, 2022