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  • Sparky and the Sun Devils Costa Rican Coffee Adventure

    Posted on: 25 May, 2017 | 01:07PM
    Author : Admin

    After traveling for nearly eight hours and navigating through the bustling airport in San José, Costa Rica, MistiLynn Lokken finally had a moment to catch her breath. She sat down at a restaurant outside of the baggage claim area and waited. The Starbucks partner (employee) was embarking on an eight-day study abroad trip in Costa Rica with...
  • New Rust-Resistant Hybrid Centroamericano Scores 90+ at Nicaragua CoE

    Posted on: 25 May, 2017 | 01:03PM
    Author : Admin

    A new leaf-rust-resistant hybrid called Centroamericano scored 90.5 in the recent 2017 Nicaragua Cup of Excellence, marking a major win for the development of hybrid types called F1 in coffee. The coffee won a CoE Presidential Award and took second place in the national coffee quality competition, organized by the Alliance for ...
  • Lavazza Acquires Majority Stake in BC Roaster Kicking Horse Coffee

    Posted on: 25 May, 2017 | 12:56PM
    Author : Admin

    The Lavazza Group has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the 21-year-old Canadian roasting company Kicking Horse Coffee. The 80 percent stake, valued at approximately $215 million CAD ($160 million) USD, was acquired from the private equity fund Swander Pace Capital, which had initially acquired the share in 2012. Elana Rosenfeld, wh...
  • For Brand Loyalists, Slayer Maps Its Machines In the Field

    Posted on: 23 May, 2017 | 03:18PM
    Author : Admin

    When seeking out a worthwhile café, knowledgeable consumers will keep an eye out for signs of quality such as simplicity in the menu, a certain vibe or décor, or perhaps signage proudly bearing the name of a roasting company. Many will also peer behind the counter for a glimpse at the equipment, and espresso machine manufacturer...
  • Mountaineers Find An Elevated Experience At Remodeled Sisters Coffee

    Posted on: 23 May, 2017 | 03:15PM
    Author : Admin

    Longtime Central Oregon roaster-retailer Sisters Coffee Company — now run by a second-generation trio composed of a sister and her two brothers — recently unveiled the results of a major renovation effort at its roastery and flagship cafe in Sisters, Ore. The Sisters team worked with Portland-based Guggenheim Architecture + Design Studi...
  • Coffee and Film: Starbucks and SIFF

    Posted on: 22 May, 2017 | 05:33PM
    Author : Admin

    They are two of the most enjoyable things in life: great coffee and compelling films. Seattle is home to both. The 43rd annual Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is the largest, most highly attended film festival in the United States. More than 400 films from 80 countries over 25 days will be featured. Starbucks has been a proud sponsor o...
  • Buffalo Roaster The Grateful Grind Finds Receptive Audience at First Cafe

    Posted on: 22 May, 2017 | 05:31PM
    Author : Admin

    A long, strange trip has just begun in upstate New York as one-year-old The Grateful Grind roasting company has opened its first retail café. Company founders Tom and Angela Kunz roast on a 6-kilo-capacity fluid-bed Coffee Crafters machine, the products of which found fast popularity among festival-goers at the Peach Music Festival on ...
  • How Much Does A Latte Cost?

    Posted on: 22 May, 2017 | 05:26PM
    Author : Admin

    As the old saying goes, “one person’s luxury is another person’s super luxury.” That’s the takeaway from this new study published by Value Penguin, which takes a look at the cost of a Starbucks latte, exploring how extravagant the milky beverage is in 39 different countries. It’s the Big Mac Index for steame...
  • Top Coffee at Cup of Excellence El Salvador Auction Fetches $95 Per Pound

    Posted on: 22 May, 2017 | 05:23PM
    Author : Admin

    If you happened to tune into a live video feed of the El Salvador Cup of Excellence auction yesterday, you would have seen a large group of producers dancing with smiling faces along with some traditional Salvadoran music booming in the background. They had good reason to be happy. The 2017 auction, organized by the nonprofit Alliance for Coffee E...
  • "AVOLATTE": Hipster cafés serve lattes in avocado

    Posted on: 20 May, 2017 | 08:03PM
    Author : Admin

    Perhaps you will 'ave a lotta love for it     There are many delicious foods in this world: pizza and ice cream, houmous and cake, avocados and coffee.   But that is not to say these things should be paired together. And yet, that is what people are doing. Behold, the ‘avolatte’. As the name would sugge...
  • Starbucks lanza una bebida donde el café son cubos de hielo

    Posted on: 19 May, 2017 | 12:19AM
    Author : Admin

    La compañía lanzó la bebida con hielos para posicionarla durante el verano Después de lanzar algunas bebidas como el frappuccino Unicorn y el anti-Unicorn, los cuales lograron gran éxito, siendo la segunda la que logró aterrizar en México, ahora Starbucks lanzó una nueva b...
  • Tea-Infused Edible Flower Ice Cubes

    Posted on: 17 May, 2017 | 12:27PM
    Author : Admin

    Though it seems silly in some ways, adding a little aesthetic or some subtle sweetness to the loveliness of everyday items (which we’re all so blessed to have access to) can literally and figuratively brighten up your day. These tea-infused edible flower ice cubes are a 5-minute DIY that are perfect for long summer days, slow afternoons,...

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