Equipment & packaging
This holiday season, Dunkin’ Donuts welcomes the return of two seasonal coffee beverages, Peppermint Mocha and Brown Sugar Cinnamon.
Co-packing has evolved to address the coffee and tea industries’ need for a one-stop shop. Collaborating with a co-packer also helps companies improve efficiencies and alleviate risk.
Southern California specialty coffee roaster Klatch Coffee will begin selling the world’s most expensive cup of coffee in November, offering consumers a taste of Esmerelda Geisha 601 for USD $55 per eight-ounce pour.
Defects in green beans plague the coffee industry, and finding defects continues to prove challenging. However, new methods to identify defects such as hyperspectral imaging and electromagnetic noses are emerging, but are they viable solutions?
Fermentation – the time that pulped coffee spends in a tank before it is dried – is also an opportunity to impact flavour. Microbiologist Lucia Solis, who specializes in microbial demucilagination, explains how this method offers a consistent and predictable coffee fermentation process, reducing the risk of spoilage or defects in the cup.
Central America’s coffee growing regions consistently garner attention for exceptional cup quality and unique flavours. While responses to climate change are inherently location-specific, as adaptations must address the immediate conditions of each farm, the six nations of Central America are demonstrating how the collaborative development of customizable tools empowers everyone to adjust production techniques for the long term.
Argo Tea, the Chicago, Illinois-based premium tea brand, is partnering with Whole Foods Market to launch the tea industry’s first line of ready-to-drink (RTD) cold brew single estate bottled teas into the retailer’s stores nationally.
REVV coffee, part of the Keurig Green Mountain, Inc (Keurig) family of brands, is expanding its line with three intense, dark brews: REVV No Surrender, Afterburner, and Turbocharger K-Cup pods.
Specialty coffee roaster East Pole Coffee Co will open its first brick-and-mortar coffee shop on 11 September, at Armour Yards.