As Allegra Strategies launches a magazine on the business of coffee, called 5th Wave, United Baristas examines coffee industry trends
More Celebrating the kaleidoscope of coffee
Specialty Coffee Assoication Executive Director Ric Rhinehart discusses the state of specialty coffee at Re:co symposium, Seattle, April 2018
More The current state of specialty coffee
Want to build a successful career in coffee? Chris Baca shares the things he wishes someone had told him earlier.
More Coffee career tips from Chris Baca
Back-of-the-napkin maths explains why many coffee shops would break planning law — and be forced to shut up shop.
More The proposed Latte Levy isn’t fit-for-purpose. Here’s how we can make it better.
How the Latte Levy, combined with other legislative changes, can tackle takeout coffee cup waste. A summary for the specialty coffee community and a response to the Environmental Audit Committee’s report, ‘Disposable Packaging: Coffee Cups’.
More Wasting Less, But We’re Still Left Wanting More From The Proposed Latte Levy
People in coffee work hard, really hard; and often don’t get paid particularly well. The early starts, long hours and constant customer contact can wear out the most devoted coffee professional.
More How Baristas Can Get Paid More
Measure your baskets to know who you are serving profitably
More Pick your Customers
Raising coffee’s value in the eyes of consumers: a starting point
More Not All Coffee is Equal
Here’s why specialty coffee cup prices are going to rise – and why you should act now.
More Predictions on the Near-Future Price of Coffee
Mauricio Galindo from the International Coffee Organization starts his summary of coffee market with a simple observation, nobody knows how much coffee is being grown.
More Why Do Coffee Prices Fluctuate?
Why coffee shops can only pick two of fast, quality and cheap
More Insights from the Iron Triangle
Scientists at London’s Kew Gardens explain how they are researching the impacts of climate change on coffee production
More How climate change impacts coffee production
Just what are your customers paying for, and what does it cost you?
More The True Cost of Espresso
Why we are moving to a new, and better, regime for buying and selling cascara in the EU
More The Cascara Raids
Business owners and managers share their insights on building and managing a team in the coffee industry
More The first United Baristas Roundtable event discussed coffee industry staffing