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El Toro Espresso Blend from Water Avenue Coffee

April 14, 2014

This week, Coffee Universe highlights El Toro Espresso Blend from Portland’s Water Avenue Coffee. This is Water Avenue Coffee’s flagship blend that features coffees from all the major coffee growing regions of the world. This delicious blend features dark chocolate and sweet peanut butter alongside bright cherry acidity, which round out its deep woodsy character. Whichever […]

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Cafento Organizes Barista Championships for those with Down Syndrome

April 14, 2014

Fifty people with Down syndrome will be trained as coffee specialists during 2014 in order to take part in four Barista Championships in Spain. The first championship, I Down Barista Championship of Andalucía, took place March 21st, the World Down Syndrome Day. Asturias, Galicia and Valencia will follow. Down Barista Championships are organized by Cafento, […]

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Boyd’s Cinnamon Churro to Benefit Grounds for Health

April 8, 2014

Boyd’s Coffee®, the oldest family-owned coffee company in the Pacific Northwest, introduces Cinnamon Churro Flavored Coffee to the foodservice channel, bringing the popular Mexican pastry’s fresh-baked flavor to a delicious, rich and sweet coffee drink. “Demand for on-trend Hispanic flavors continues to grow, and the Cinnamon Churro coffee will help our customers satisfy that demand,” […]

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CoffeeCon Readies for Chicago

April 7, 2014

Coffee lovers in Chicago ready for the arrival of CoffeeCon, a one-day consumer coffee event that celebrates everything coffee. This exciting day, which will be held April 12, 2014 at the Zhou B Art Center, is filled with everything a coffee loving consumer could want. Taste the world’s different coffees roasted every conceivable way, and brewed […]

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New Online Coffee Business & Barista Training Platform

April 3, 2014

American Barista & Coffee School (ABCS) has today announced, its new online subscription-based coffee education platform, will officially launch April 2014. According to the company’s Vice President, Matt Milletto, “ will be a new subscription based training and business methodology that coffee shop owners can subscribe to train their new barista hires. Dynamic and interactive […]

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JavaJog for a Cause Welcomes Sponsors for 2014 Run for Congo

April 2, 2014

JavaJog for a Cause organizers welcome 2014 sponsors for the second annual run/walk to benefit the coffee-farming women in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Westrock Coffee Company, which provides global export opportunities and purposeful employment to partners at origin, has signed on as Platinum Sponsor for the event. Equal Exchange, Baratza and Equator Coffees  & […]

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European Coffee Capitals

March 18, 2014

Across the varied and cultured nations of Europe, if there is one passion shared by countless millions, it’s a deep love, and often outright need, for coffee. From the bustling espresso bars of sunny Roman mornings, to bowls of café au lait leisurely sipped in chic Parisian haunts, coffee is the elixir that dispels groggy […]

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IMAPAC to organize Indonesia’s ONLY coffee industry gathering

March 10, 2014

In light of the current market scenario and research studies which have shown enormous potential in the Asia Pacific coffee market, IMAPAC will organize Asia Coffee Congress 2014 which will bring together the Indonesian and regional key coffee players from 6-8 May 2014 in Jakarta. Coffee roasters, manufacturers, traders and certifiers will converge at the only international coffee platform in Indonesia […]

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New York Foundling Seeks Coffee Company for Storefront

March 8, 2014

The New York Foundling, a charity that empowers thousands of low-income children and families to live independent, healthy and fulfilling lives, is embarking on an innovative business venture to raise money for children in the foster care system (some of the city’s most disadvantaged and underserved citizens) while supporting a New York-based or focused coffee […]

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Jamaican Blue Mountain: C&C Specialty Coffee

March 3, 2014

This week we travel to the island of Jamaica in a cup of coffee and we find ourselves dreaming of the Blue Mountains. That’s because we’re drinking a delicious Jamaican Blue Mountain® coffee from C&C Specialty Coffee. Blue Mountain Coffee is recognized worldwide for its mild flavor and lack of bitterness, which is highly credited to […]

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