Liverpool Partners acquires specialty coffee company, Padre Coffee, into its portfolio
Padre Coffee, a specialty coffee roaster, wholesaler and retailer, with bases in Melbourne and Noosa, has announced it will be acquired by Private equity firm, Liverpool Partners.
A coffee break from the pandemic
For many of us, coffee is part of our daily routine, but the Covid-19 pandemic drastically altered our relationship with our local coffee shop and played its part in the growing popularity of specialty coffee at home.
Coffee Planet announces 90+ specialty coffee range
Coffee Planet’s 90+ coffee is an exclusive range of coffee beans carefully selected for their unique characteristics, which include scoring a 90+ on the SCA specialty coffee grading scale.
Grand Havana appoints new president and COO
Specialty coffee company, Grand Havana Inc, has appointed Mr Hugo Gutiérrez as president, chief operating officer, and member of the Board.
Coffee Writers Guild forms
The newly established group aims to provide resources for writers within the specialty coffee industry.
SCA now accepting submissions for 2022 Specialty Coffee Expo Best New Product and Coffee Design Awards
The Specialty Coffee Association is now accepting submissions for the Best New Product Competition and Display, and the Coffee Design Awards taking place at Specialty Coffee Expo in the city of Boston, in April 2022.
Nicaraguan coffee smallholders to benefit from investment in Aldea Global
IDH Farmfit Fund and Oikocredit are providing a syndicated loan to Asociación Aldea Global Jinotega, a Nicaraguan small farmers’ association that produces and exports speciality fair trade and organic coffee.
Impact wants Medellín to be the centre of specialty coffee
A group of businesses operating within the Colombian specialty coffee industry have announced the launch of Impact, an incubator and collective aimed at helping Medellín become a hub for specialty coffee.
Ditta Artigianale opens new café in former monastery
A new cafeteria by Ditta Artigianale and Hario Cafe has opened up in Florence, in the former monastery of Sant’Ambrogio.
SCA opens nominations for its 2022-2023 Board of Directors
The Specialty Coffee Association is now accepting nominations for the 2022-2023 SCA Board of Directors, with a deadline of Friday 9 July.
Minor Figures launches Roaster Roster initiative
UK-based Minor Figures has launched a new Roaster Roster initiative that sees the company featuring a new, specialty coffee roast in each of its locations in the UK, USA and Australia every month.
SCA and NCA announce market research collaboration
The Specialty Coffee Association and the National Coffee Association have announced a new collaborative effort supporting the NCA’s biannual National Coffee Data Trends (NCDT) report.
Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company announces newest Disney blend
Tampa-based Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company has announced the launch of its newest addition to the Disney Specialty Coffee Collection.
Ditta Artigianale promotes Muthunzuuni from Kenya in third stage of coffee stories around the world
In Ditta Artigianale’s specialty coffee spotlight this month is Muthunzuuni: a variety of excellence from Martin Shabaya, the three-time Kenyan barista champion.