Blending, roasting & processing
Joe Coffee and BKON collaborate on Coldstretto offering
Coldstretto is Joe Coffee’s vehicle to efficiently deliver the highest-quality cold espresso experience in and outside their retail locations.
The 34th Specialty Coffee Expo Attendance Exceeds 11,500
The SCA’s 2023 Specialty Coffee Expo hits nearly 12,000 attendees and crowns six new US Coffee Champions in Portland, Oregon.
Blending, roasting & processing, Business, Origins, Product news, Sustainability
A return to vibrancy and caffeinated excitement at the SCA Expo
With the feeling of a pre-pandemic show, the SCA Expo seemed back to ‘full strength’ as large numbers of both exhibitors and attendees from around the world converged in Portland, Oregon for the 34th annual exhibition.
2023 US Coffee Champions announced at SCA Expo
After completing the first full competitions cycle since 2019, the highly anticipated 2023 US Coffee Championships (USCC), took place inside the Competitions Hall at Specialty Coffee Expo in Portland.
Nescafé launches soluble cold coffee
Nescafé is launching Ice Roast, the brand’s first ever soluble coffee designed especially for consumption with cold water or milk, over ice.
Specialty Coffee is Resilient
The 2023 SCA Expo kicks off tonight with a welcome reception and runs through April 23rd (the show floor opens on the 21st). The annual event – the biggest specialty coffee show in the world – is ‘Disneyland’ for specialty coffee enthusiasts, connoisseurs and professionals, focusing on espresso, espresso-blended beverages, specialty ‘graded’ coffee, cold brew and nitro cold brew.
SCA to release Beta version of its Coffee Value Assessment at the SCA Expo and Re:co
The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has announced that it will be releasing the Beta version of the Coffee Value Assessment, an evolution of the association’s cupping protocol and form.
Artisan Coffee Co. launches its first half-caf coffee
The Libra is the brand’s first whole bean half-caf coffee, that delivers on flavour but with half the caffeine, designed for the afternoon brew in mind.
SCA Expo, Interpack and PLMA’s World of Private Label exhibitor preview
Read the essential preview of some of the many suppliers exhibiting at The Specialty Coffee Expo, Portland; Interpack, Düsseldorf; and PLMA’s World of Private Label Show, Amsterdam.
Blending, roasting & processing, Business, Equipment & packaging, Product news
The value of speciality coffee cuppers is detailed in SCA’s latest white paper
The SCA is proud to announce their first contribution: a brand-new white paper entitled “The Value of Specialty Coffee Cuppers: Perspectives, Roles, and Professional Competencies.”
Bubbles on the Rise
Bubble tea was once a trend or fad that would come and go every few years in select countries and cities, at least since the start of the new millennium. However, now being embraced by younger millennials and Gen Z, bubble tea has been growing in popularity globally. By Kathryn Brand
200 Degrees to open coffee shop and barista school in Chester
Independent coffee roaster, 200 Degrees, is opening a coffee shop and barista school in the heart of Chester in May.
Japan’s Tea Industry is Still in Post-Covid Recovery Mode
Tea production and consumption in Japan were both severely impacted during the Covid-19 pandemic and both continue to be affected by multiple factors but the situation is slowly improving thanks to smart farming techniques by producers and strong demand by domestic and international consumers. By Yumi Nakatsugawa
Blending, roasting & processing, Business, Equipment & packaging, Origins
Barista’s Brazilian Specialty Coffee presentation wins place at World of Coffee Championship
Boram Um used coffee varieties such as Yellow Bourbon, from the UM Coffee e Co farm, owned by his family.