Coffee Report

Arabic Coffee Genome Sequenced

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Arabica Coffee Genome Sequenced

Researchers in California recently released the first public genome sequence for arabica coffee. With this information, varieties can be engineered to resist disease yet maintain quality.


Winning lots from the Cup of Excellence competition were auctioned in December at a record bid of $41.30 per pound. more

Mar 8, 2017 9:14 PM Coffee Report

Starbucks pulls shot in Italy

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By late 2018, coffee lovers in espresso-mad Milan will be able to get their shot at Starbucks’ Reserve Roastery. more

Mar 2, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The National Tea and Coffee Development Board (NTCDB) has proposed a new strategic plan that focuses on coffee quality control and productivity. more

Feb 23, 2017 4:00 PM Coffee Report

The Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) named Roukiat Delrue director of Q & educational program services. more

Feb 23, 2017 3:45 PM Coffee Report

The Café X Technologies' robot is designed to eliminate the variables and consistently serve coffee customers in seconds. more

Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

A proposed coffee tax to finance education would be controversial in caffeinated Oregon but officials say the idea won’t survive the heat of the legislative roasting process. more

Feb 14, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Steve Walls, a longtime evangelist for coffee producers around the world, will be honored in April by the Coffee Quality Institute. more

Feb 9, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Probat Inc. in Janary acquired Canada-based ED Industrial Ltd. and ED Industrial USA, Inc. more

Feb 8, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The espresso machine manufacturer is adding a branch office in Germany. more

Feb 7, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The company expresses concern for members planning to attend events in the United States. more

Jan 31, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report


Joshua Trujillo Starbucks

Howard Schultz issues statement detailing actions following the United States' immigration ban. more

Jan 30, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

New standards are being developed that will redefine the expectations of a high-quality Italian espresso. more

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Darrin Daniel, a 25-year coffee industry veteran, was recently named executive director of Alliance for Coffee Excellence, Inc. more

Jan 17, 2017 2:05 PM Coffee Report

The damaging beetle was discovered on a Hawaiian coffee farm in December, according to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture. more

Jan 8, 2017 11:08 PM Coffee Report

The company debuted the 100% arabica coffee in early January for consumers in China. more

Jan 8, 2017 11:07 PM Coffee Report

Jane Pettigrew teaser

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