Where does your coffee come from?

Ever wonder… Where does coffee come from?  Sure, it comes from the coffee house or grocery store, but where do the beans come from?  Who cares for them?  How do they get to your favorite coffee house or grocery store? Andy Feldman of Daily Coffee News writes:... read more

The Perfect French press and how they’re used

Looking for that perfect French press? A French press, also known as a press pot, coffee press, or coffee plunger, is a coffee brewing device invented by Paolini Ugo.  French presses are portable, easy to use and allow you to control the flavor through the pressing of... read more

Costa Rica and their Coffee Landscape

“Historically speaking, the Costa Rican coffee sector can be characterized by consistency. Ideal growing conditions, a stable political climate, a mature regulatory framework supporting arabica cultivation, and key support from major buyers such as Starbucks,... read more

Pizza and Coffee?

How well do pizza and coffee go together? Mike Tran, restaurateur and founder of Blkdog Coffee in Houston seems to think that they pair pretty well together. Learn more about this fascinating concept at... read more

Now Roasting in the Rockies: Big Iron Coffee Shop

Opening a coffee shop in a rural area makes it unique catching the attention of vacationers and social media alike. The Big Iron Coffee Company opened and located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado not only brews coffee in mass production but they also have a tasting... read more

Do Coffee Cup Sleeves Actually Work?

With coffee cup sleeves not properly fitting, falling off, and the worst, burning your hand’s the question should be asked if coffee cup sleeves actually work? The first coffee cup sleeve was invented by Jay Sorensen after he too experiences himself burning his hands... read more

2018 US Brewers Cup Champion Becca Woodard On Coffee

As a first-time Competitor, Becca Woodard had some amazing advice about competitions, focus and what it takes to win.  She states, Learn as much as you possibly can by talking to and observing others. Get as much feedback as you can, and use it to improve yourself and... read more

What is a Cold Cup?

When I started working at Starbucks I immediately heard the word “Cold Cup” being used. At first, I thought it was just a random cup name Starbucks had for its cold drinks just like they have special names for all their drinks, flavors, and products. However, it... read more