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Houston after Harvey

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Houston after Harvey

Hurricane Harvey dumped 50 inches of rain on Houston in late August but the catastrophic storm did not dampen the regional coffee industry. Port Houston and area coffee warehouses indicate the import supply chain slowed but did not break.

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CHIYANG ZHANG

Stakeholders expect the rapid expansion of China’s retail cafes to continue, but a successful outcome is not certain. more

Oct 5, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Cascara is a new beverage brewing in indie and chain coffee shops.  Although consumed primarily as a tea, it is made from the hulls of coffee berries. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 PM Features 1 Comments

Sourcing cascara is not for amateurs, says one verteran coffee roaster. "If you do your job you could find really clean, dried fruit that has been carefully processed and tastes amazing." more

Oct 4, 2017 11:00 AM Features

Two Gems of Beijing’s Independent Coffee Scene

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A decade ago an independent café selling specialty coffee found it difficult to even obtain quality beans from major producing countries. Fast forward and times have changed. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 AM Features

The global instant market is expected to grow 5% through 2022. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Farmer Bros. New Texas-Sized Roastery

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Strategic move from Los Angeles to Texas paves the way for continued growth. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Heartland Food Group executives knew they were onto something when their recipe for cold brew concentrate revealed the distinctive flavor notes of a good kitchen table batch brew. more

Oct 3, 2017 12:00 AM Features

The leaves that pluckers harvest take with them tons of essential minerals and trace metals that must be replaced to sustain the health and yields of tea bushes. Soil scientists are looking to Biochar is a way to replenish. more

Oct 3, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Cerrado Mineiro is the first coffee-producing region in Brazil to be legally protected as a designation of origin. more

Oct 2, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Beijing is an anomaly for any type of business. The city is big enough for any business to establish itself, but it takes spectacular talent to withstand time. more

Oct 1, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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