When it became apparent single-cup brewers would dominate the coffee landscape, several manufacturers filed patents that Nestlé claimed infringed on their original coffee capsule design. Turns out Société des Produits Nestlé was right. more

Jul 26, 2017 12:00 AM News

Drink Coffee, Live Longer

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Two studies released the same day report what coffee drinkers love to hear: If you drink coffee, you may live longer. more

Jul 25, 2017 12:00 AM News

Barista champions from more than 60 nations are coming to Seoul in 2017 to compete for the title of “World Barista Champion.” more

Jul 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

An indefinite strike by thousands of tea workers seeking statehood has left eight dead and halted the Darjeeling second flush harvest. more

Jul 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

The first European edition of the newly merged Specialty Coffee Association’s annual show attracted a record crowd of 6,800 from 100 countries. more

Jul 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Coffee and tea are portable, non-perishable, compact, and ship light. Add the convenience of home delivery and it is easy to see why online sales are booming. Amazon’s $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods will accelerate that growth. more

Jul 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Former US President Bill Clinton joined Colombia president Juan Manuel Santos and four presidents and vice presidents in support of coffee growers at the inaugural World Coffee Producers Forum more

Jul 21, 2017 9:25 AM News

This is the final declaration of the first World Coffee Producers Forum that met in Medellin, Colombia on July 12, 2017. more

Jul 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

The International Coffee Organization noted a sharp drop in green coffee prices in April, due in large part to investors selling long positions acquired months ago during a period of unusually high volatility. more

Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

HostMilano has attracted global attention for nearly a quarter of a century as a premiere venue for the coffee industry at the 40th annual International Hospitality Exhibition. more

Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

Starmaya Coffee Hybrid Could ‘Reshape Coffee’

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Starmaya is a new coffee hybrid developed by French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development that will soon begin field tests under the direction of ECOM Agroindustrial Corp. and World Coffee Research. more

Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

Umami Area is a cultural organization of food and beverage experts who share tasting experiences. more

Jun 5, 2017 12:00 AM News

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STiR August September 2017

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