The coffee community faces many challenges to become enduringly vibrant and viable, but maybe none more so than Brexit. Join us this Saturday as we march for a People’s Vote.
Continue reading Marching for our Future
Replacing the group head seals is an item of espresso maintenance that can safely be carried out by baristas. Most coffee shops will need to replace seals two – six times each year.
Continue reading Fit for Purpose
A reminder from the SCA that coffee is a collaborate drink, and the making a cup for another person is an act of kindness.
Continue reading Working Together
September’s Apple event saw the usual array of new products and software updates, but it wasn’t all business as usual. The world’s largest consumer goods company announced it wants its products to have a longer working life. That means it wants you to upgrade your phone less often.
Continue reading Maximum Life: Getting the most out of the products we use
Kim Elena Ionescu moderates a panel on progress – and yes, lack of – towards sustainability in the coffee industry. Get a overview of the progress to date, and a sense of the challenges that remain.
Continue reading Change Everything, Except the Goal
The team at European Coffee Trip visit the Probat factory in Emmerich, Germany.
Continue reading Roast Profile
As Coca-Cola buys Costa Coffee for £3.9 billion, Bloomberg looks at how the deal emerged, and what’s in it for Coke.
Continue reading Is Coffee a Secret Ingredient for Coca-Cola?
In 2018, Victoria Arduino launched Champions’ Hub – a programme to connect past WBC winners with the national barista champions in preparation for the WBC. See more from behind the scenes.
Continue reading The Making of A Champion
The World Barista Championship returns to the big screen with – you guessed it – Barista 2.
Continue reading Barista Battles on the Big Screen
Three baristas taste-test Discarded cascara vermouth blind, and we find out more about its genesis and production from its instigator, Joe Petch
Continue reading Valuable Resources: Putting By-products to Good Use and Being Able to Navigate the Regulations
Last March we reported that Local Authorities had taken cascara for testing following the lodging of a novel food application. Last week we drunk a new cascara vermouth. So what’s been discarded?
Continue reading Cascara Returns to The Shelves – Infused in Booze!
Specialty Coffee Assoication Executive Director Ric Rhinehart discusses the state of specialty coffee at Re:co symposium, Seattle, April 2018
Continue reading The State of Specialty