Order & Chaos Coffee has partnered with Diamondback Brewing Company to create a fusion of what each company does best: coffee and beer.
The International Coffee Organisation, in its monthly report, stated that the recent rally in coffee prices underwent a notable reversal in November 2016, attributed to improved weather prospects in Brazil and Vietnam and a concurrent depreciation in the Brazilian real.
The holidays are traditionally a time of giving. For Starbucks in Great Britain, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland and Austria, they’re also about supporting those who give.
Peet’s Coffee is celebrating the holidays with its 31st annual holiday donation program. From 17 – 24 December, Peet’s will donate 10% of all coffee bean sales (up to USD $150,000) across five non-profits chosen by its café teams.
Just in time for the New Year, PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans (PJ’s) is introducing a protein-enhanced iced blended coffee beverage, the Protein Velvet Ice, set to debut 1 January 2017.
Peet’s Coffee announced that it is building a 175,000-square foot roastery in Suffolk, Virginia; its first on the East Coast. The project will create 135 new jobs in the Commonwealth.
The Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) announced that coffee production surged 25% in the month of November, registering nearly 1.7 million bags (60-kilograms each). Production in November 2015 reached 1.3 million bags.
London-based speciality coffee roaster, Union Hand-Roasted Coffee announced it has collaborated with the University of Warwick to provide students, staff and visitors to its campus with high quality speciality coffee.
The Barn, a leading European specialty coffee roaster, opened its first specialty coffee venue in Berlin on the 4 December at one of the city’s most well-known coffeehouses, Café Kranzler.
One year after launching its first coffee offering, Carta Coffee Merchants expands its assortment with the release of Meridian, its lightest roast to date; a new signature Side-by-Side (SBS) Tasting Sampler featuring different roasting styles and a coffee subscription service.
AVOCA Coffee Roasters will launch a new limited edition coffee called Una Esperanza Nueva –“a new hope” – for 2017.
Starbucks Corporation announced that Kevin Johnson, president and chief operating officer, will expand his responsibilities and assume the role and responsibilities of president and chief executive officer, effective April 3, 2017.