Coffee News Club: Week of December 11th

Coffee trader Mercon files for bankruptcy, more worker unions, and brewing tips from volcanoes. Coffee news for the week of December 11th.
by Fionn Pooler | December 11, 2023

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

Verve Opens in L.A.’s Arts District

“Industrial Luxury” may sound like an oxymoron, but it’s a concept that works for the expansive new location of California-based Verve Coffee.
by Fresh Cup Staff | August 28, 2019

Specialty Coffee Served with Southern Hospitality

While the American Southeast may not be the first place that comes to mind when talking about specialty coffee, POUR Coffee Festival in North Carolina is hard at work to change that perception.
by Fresh Cup Staff | February 13, 2019

Reusable Red Cups Run Out

Whether it’s the design not being “Christmas-y” enough or not having enough of them, Starbucks just can’t catch a break with its seasonal holiday cups.
by Fresh Cup Staff | November 6, 2018

Are You Ready for 2019?

Research and analytics firm Allegra released its new study on the U.S. coffee shop market. Learn about the state of the industry today and read forecasts for what’s coming next.
by Fresh Cup Staff | November 6, 2018

Tech to Make the World Better

New modules on the Bext360 platform give companies more tools than ever to understand how their businesses affect the world.
by Fresh Cup Staff | November 6, 2018

French Truck Adds Two More to the Fleet

French Truck Coffee is getting ready to fuel the entire city of New Orleans.
by Fresh Cup Staff | October 24, 2018

Lavazza Gobbles Up Mars Drinks

Italian coffee giant makes a big move to increase its North American presence.
by Fresh Cup Staff | October 3, 2018

Sky’s the Limit

A lack of barista training programs, especially outside large metropolitan areas, has caused a labor shortage.
by Lisa Florey | January 10, 2018