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New research analysis highlights what many athletes have believed for years. Taking caffeine before exercise may improve performance. Read more

Coffee Report

Luckin Coffee Inc., the startup attempting to unseat Starbucks as the leading retail coffee chain in China, has filed for an initial public offering in the United States. The Bejing-based company seeks to raise $300 million in the IPO. Read more

Coffee Report

Starbucks is solidifying its leading position in Korea's coffee industry, market analysts recently told the Korea Times. Read more

Coffee Report

Innovative Crop Insurance Comes to Colombia

Photo by Natalie White courtesy phys.org

Blue Marble and Nespresso are bringing weather-indexed microinsurance to coffee-growers in Caldas, Colombia. For many, it’s their first opportunity to obtain crop insurance. Read more

Features

History records little about Brazilian women in the coffee industry so several women decided to take pen in hand and document their many contributions. Read more

Features

Local media reports the surge of cafés in South Korea has reached its peak. Thousands of Seoul’s 17,000-plus coffee houses have shut their doors due to a saturated market and an increase in home brewing. Read more

Features

Mayora Indah Tbk invests $80 million to construct a manufacturing and processing facility for its Kopiko coffee brand. Read more

Coffee Report

Terra Forte hopes to restructure more than $288 million in debt and find another $15 million in investment capital. Read more

Coffee Report

As the self-imposed 2020 industry deadline for the ideal coffee capsule nears, dozens of companies are formulating their way to the finish line. Read more

Features

Daniel Ephraim describes “perfecting the grind” as both art and science. The art is in the flavor creation and the science in machines that operate closer to the molecular level than the bean. Read more

Features

DMCC inaugurates the Middle East’s first large-capacity coffee center capable of warehousing and processing 20,000 metric tons of green coffee shipments. Read more

Features

A new Colombian coffee harvesting machine optimizes selective cherry picking by 50%. Read more

Equipment

Americans like to chill. Nearly everyone is aware of ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee and one-in-four drink it regularly, according to the latest and largest national consumer survey of coffee drinkers. Read more

Features

Switzerland-based Rychiger’s new FS 190 incorporates a rotary indexing table with individual process modules that fill a range of capsules including Dolce Gusto and Nespresso compatibles. Read more

Equipment

Starbucks introduced a recyclable and compostable plastic lid that will replace straws for cold drink offerings. Read more

Coffee Report

Canada’s largest coffee chain introduced a digital rewards program with a mobile app and reusable swipe card. Read more

Coffee Report

Thai Specialty Winners Top $400 Pound

Photo by Sherri Johns/STiR

Results of this year’s Thai Specialty Coffee Awards, a countrywide coffee competition, rivaled well known and marketed global coffee competitions and auctions with a winning bid of $418.48 per pound. Read more

News

Royal Cup Coffee and Tea was recently recognized for design innovation for a 33,000-square-foot high-tech expansion of its green bean receiving facility in Birmingham, Ala. Read more

Equipment

David Hogg, chief agriculture advisor at the Naandi Foundation in India, talks about the Araku Coffe Project, production, and sustainability. Read more

News

Starbucks says it will commit $100 million to Valor Equity Partners, which has established Valor Siren Ventures to explore new ideas and retail technologies “relevant to customers, inspiring to partners, and meaningful to Starbucks business.” Read more

News

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    Joshua Trujillo Starbucks

    The Starbucks Reserve Roastery New York City is shown early in the morning of Friday, December 14, before opening to the public. (Joshua Trujillo, Starbucks)

  • dry coffee beans in farmer hand at plantation

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    dry coffee beans in farmer hand at plantation

  • Coffee beans at a plantation after rain in Vietnam

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    Coffee beans at a plantation after rain in Vietnam

  • Drip Black Coffee vietnamese style on balcony with alpine backgr

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    Drip Black Coffee vietnamese style on balcony with alpine backgr

    Drip Black Coffee vietnamese style on balcony with alpine background - can be used for display or montage your text (soft focus at cup)

  • harvesting of coffee in Vietnam near Da Lat

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    harvesting of coffee in Vietnam near Da Lat

  • Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

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    Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

    Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

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