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A strong spirit binds the coffee folks in Houston. It’s a Texas trait. Specialty roasters paved the way for Houstonians to enjoy a delicious cup. And, Hurricane Harvey certainly tested their resilience. more

Dec 8, 2017 4:00 AM Features

Power Port

Photo courtesy Port Houston

Seven in 10 containers that transit the Gulf of Mexico are processed at Port Houston, an important gateway for green coffee and other commodities entering the United States. more

Dec 8, 2017 3:00 AM Features

ICE Coffee

Photos by Dan Bolton / STiR coffee and tea

In 2000 industry leaders organized the Greater Houston Coffee Association with the goal of establishing warehousing capacity sufficient to qualify for a New York Board of Trade license to store exchange-traded coffee. Why warehousing? more

Dec 8, 2017 1:00 AM Features

Houston after Harvey

Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images

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. more

Oct 2, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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