Intelligentsia Holds Smallholder-Supportive ECWx Events in Honduras and GuatemalaDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

At the Xinacla Mill during ECWx Honduras. Photo courtesy of Intelligentsia Coffee. Despite all its growth over the years, Chicago-based Intelligentsia Coffee, at its sourcing core, has maintained a steadfast commitment to promoting quality and sustainable long-term relationships with coffee farmers. That commitment is evident in the company’s recent social impact coffee event series ECWx, […]

Join This Webinar on Gender Equity in the Coffee Value ChainDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

“Gender rests at the heart of humanity and coffee is no different; beyond the overriding notion of equity, all along the value chain from farm to cup there are growth and risk management opportunities that will only be realised with full engagement with all stakeholders in our communities.” — webinar panelist Ewan Reid, of Matthew […]

Algrano and Ikawa Partner for Campaign to Give Roasters to GrowersDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The Ikawa Pro V3 Sample Roaster making its debut at the 2018 World of Coffee Event. Photo by Lily Kubota/Daily Coffee News. Countertop roaster maker Ikawa and the coffee trading platform Algrano have teamed up for a crowdfunding campaign to supply coffee growers in three South American countries with sample roasters. According to Switzerland-based Algrano, […]

Beloved Columbus (Ohio) Roaster Florin Coffee Opens ShopDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The new Florin Coffee cafe at 874 Oakland Park Ave in the North Linden neighborhood of Columbus. All photos courtesy of Florin Coffee. More than two years into their commercial coffee roasting adventure under the name Florin Coffee, Hans and Joelle Hochstedler are taking the business to another level, opening the first Florin Coffee cafe […]

New Study Challenges Espresso as We Know ItDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

A study that dropped today suggests that coffee purveyors seeking to maximize good taste and consistency have generally been using way too much coffee. The research — led by a 10-member international team performing mathematical modeling and pulling hundreds of espresso shots — suggests that the key to making consistently good espresso is using far […]

Nestlé Launching the Roastelier, a Countertop Roaster for Coffee ShopsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The Nestlé Roastelier machine is pictured in the background. Nestlé press photo. Swiss multinational food and drinks conglomerate Nestlé is trudging into the smallest commercial roasting category there is with the launch of the Roastelier, a small-capacity countertop roaster for individual coffee shops. Debuting in Greece and Scandinavia before it is rolled out to other […]

Our Columns on Coffee Sustainability in 2019Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Honey processing. Daily Coffee News photo. As might be expected, the topic on many people’s minds this year was coffee prices, which for much of the year sat at woefully unsustainable levels. Like weather-related events, the massive leaf rust outbreak throughout Mesoamerica in the earlier part of this decade, or political instability, prices on the […]

Grounds for Health Earns $175,000 Starbucks Foundation Grant for Ethiopia ProjectDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Three women at a Grounds for Health screening at Dore Bafano Primary Hospital in Sidama. Grounds for Health photo. The Vermont-based nonprofit Grounds for Health is receiving a two-year, $175,000 grant from the Starbucks Foundation that will greatly increase the group’s programming in coffee communities in Ethiopia. The grant represents the first time the Starbucks […]