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Small-Scale Pack & Fill

Photo by Dan Shryock

The coffee industry’s single-serve segment remains strong and fill-and-pack manufacturers look to new ways to supply single-serve filling equipment to meet smaller production demands. more

Jun 5, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Linking coffee cooperatives and smallholder farmers to other parts of the supply chain would be a lot easier with real-time analysis and verification of their coffee crop quality and payment on the spot reasoned the founders of Colorado-based bext360 more

Jun 5, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Programming the Profiles

Photo courtesy Loring Smart Roast

Roaster manufacturers continue to develop ways to make their equipment more efficient and that includes roasting profiles. more

Apr 11, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Safety First

Photo courtesy Probat-Werke

Technology aids in more ways than roasting a better bean. For manufacturers such as Probat-Werke, new programs and components play a role in creating a safer product and work environment. more

Apr 7, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Darrin Daniel - Alliance for Coffee Excellence

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Darrin Daniel assumed leadership of the Alliance for Coffee Excellence in January. He recently met with STiR in ACE’s new offices in Portland, Oregon, to talk about the Alliance’s restored direction and its plans for the future. more

Apr 7, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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 basic steps for removing impurities has not changed over the years but an array of advanced technology now guarantees cleaner coffee at the country of origin or on arrival. more

Feb 24, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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

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

Arabic Coffee Genome Sequenced

Joe Proudman / UC Davis

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. more

Jan 18, 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

The executive director, who was an outspoken advocate for smallholder farmers, passed away Dec. 30. He was 53. more

Jan 5, 2017 12:25 PM News

The Kenyan coffee industry continues its efforts to combat thieves who steal coffee beans to sell on the black market. more

Dec 28, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Ahlstrom will supply two top European coffee houses with fully compostable infusion materials for single-serve capsule lids. more

Dec 27, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Coffee grounds from Costa Coffee, the United Kingdom’s largest retail coffee chain, soon will become biofuel. more

Dec 26, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

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Gualtiero Boffi tiero - Fotolia

Hanjin Shipping’s recent bankruptcy illustrates significant problems squeezing the shipping industry. Too many container ships on the seas combine with low freight rates to slash companies’ profit margins, shipping analysts report. more

Dec 16, 2016 8:00 AM Features

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