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Don’t count out automatic drip machines

The coffeehouse industry continues to flourish globally, with new cafés opening daily — even in markets that appear to be saturated. However, a less-talked about beneficiary of the booming coffeehouse culture is the actual coffee machine.

From Initiative to Institute

The University of California, Davis (near Sacramento) is one of the world’s leading institutions for agricultural studies,a several years ago, launched the Global Tea Initiative for the Study of Tea Culture and Science.

Meeting the demands of responsible citizens of the world

I recently came across a report from Nielsen, a global market research and measurement firm, entitled, The Sustainability Imperative. The opening lines of the piece particularly resonated with me and are truly relatable to coffee and tea — two industries highly focused on origin and the people cultivating the products.

Cannabis/CBD-infused beverages remain on the rise

In last week’s blog, I discussed the preliminary results of the National Restaurant Association’s 2019 What’s Hot Culinary Forecast (aka What’s Hot Survey), let’s take a look at the full Hot List…

Changes Abound in the New Year

Each new year offers the opportunity to start fresh. Of course, every new year also brings changes, and for Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, there are many.

A Walk Through History

Nine decades after its founding, Café Bustelo is finding new fans and continuing to grow its distribution throughout the United States. In honour of its 90th anniversary this year, Café Bustelo has been holding events in its key markets in the US. After events in cities such as Los Angeles, California, Miami, Florida, and Houston, […]

Specialty Tea & Coffee Reign at Tea & Coffee World Cup 2018

Tea remains the preferred cup in the United Kingdom – at least that was evident at this year’s Tea & Coffee World Cup, which was held in Birmingham, England, 3-5 September – but the interest in and growth of specialty coffee is strong.