Monthly Archives: October 2012

NYC coffee shop provides break from Sandy chaos in Gramercy neighborhood

NEW YORK — Two generators are humming at Pushcart Coffee in New York City’s Gramercy neighborhood. One is powering lights inside the unpretentious, pleasant, roughly 700-square-foot space, by which the shop’s counter persons are pouring and …

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Coffee shops an oasis for those without power

Sarah Mello of Collingswood and her 9-year-old son Charlie, who lost power at their house, charge their electronic devices as they sit at Espressit Coffeeshop in Haddon Township. 10.30.12 / Chris LaChall/Courier-Post. More … In Collingswood, Mike …

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How One Expat Opened A Coffee Shop In Guanajuato, Mexcio

But Greg buys all his coffee beans direct from a coffee plantation in Coatepec, the heart of Veracruz State’s coffee region. And one room at Café Tal is devoted to his own bean-roasting and grinding equipment, which is all done on site. “I never had a …

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Coffee shop’s express boost from makeover

Coffee shop’s express boost from makeover (From Durham Times). Send us your pictures, video, news and views by texting DURHAM TIMES to 80360 or email us. Search: News · Sport · Leisure · Business · Comment · Events · Info · Announcements …

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Melitta USA Converts to Sonoco’s Paperboard Composite Container

Melitta, which has been roasting premium European-style coffee at its location in Cherry Hill, N.J., for over 40 years, has converted its 603- and 401-volume coffee cans to Sonoco’s lighter weight paperboard composite container made from recycled and …

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Starbucks powers up coffee drinkers with wireless charging

If Starbucks has its way, that double espresso might not be the only thing to give you a jolt the next time you visit. The Seattle-based coffee chain has unveiled a wireless charging pilot program at 17 Boston-area stores. All Starbucks locations have …

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Coffee and Tea Festival to help business prospects

The Specialty Coffee Association of America, or SCAA, is also administering certified training programmes through the festival’s platform, featuring a series of workshops covering topics such as espresso bar efficiency and workflow, customer service …

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NY coffee to drop to $1.5195

SINGAPORE: New York December coffee will fall to $1.5195 per lb as a downtrend starting from the Oct. 3 high of $1.8545 has resumed. The rebound from the Oct. 18 low of $1.5715 was weaker than expected, as it completed at the Tuesday high of $1.6275, …

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St Neots IT for Tesco-backed artisan barista

Harris and Hoole was founded by Australian siblings Nick, Andrew and Laura Tolley, of Taylor Street Barista fame, and claims to bring a fresh approach to coffee using the latest barista methods and offering premium products on the high street. It takes …

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Green Mountain Investors Sue Claiming Keurig Deception

“Unbeknownst to investors, and contrary to defendants’ statements that they were barely able to ship orders as they came in, Green Mountain Coffee Roaster’s warehouses were overflowing with unused and expiring coffee products that were not being sold …

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Dunkin’ Donuts Open Today in West Des Moines; Grand Opening Planned Nov. 9

Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and bakery goods, will celebrate the grand opening of its new restaurant at 1301 Eighth St., West Des Moines, on Nov. 9. Mayor Steve Gaer, Police Chief Shaun LaDue and KKDM-FM will be …

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Starbucks Reopens Hundreds of Coffee Shops, But 250 Still Closed

Starbucks Reopens Hundreds of Coffee Shops, But 250 Still Closed. By Annie Gasparro. Starbucks Corp. (SBUX), said Tuesday it has reopened about 750 of its 1,000 coffee shops that were closed Monday from Virginia to Maine ahead of the storm’s arrival.

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Jacobs roasting plant leaves Vienna

For several years coffee surveys conducted in Austria and throughout Europe have shown a growing consumer preference to coffee capsules. The factory located in Penzing in Vienna produced only roasted coffee. The 35 employees affected have already …

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Coffee passion: Are Indians the new Chinese?

Sure, we have our differences. But what do Indians and Chinese have in common? More than you think. For starters, cuisine — there’s nothing quite like a bowl of Chinese Bhel to settle differences, eh? Be it at the college canteen after biology class …

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Starbucks roasting plant receives manufacturing award

The Association of Manufacturing Excellence has named the Starbucks Carson Valley Roasting Plant in Johnson Lane the 2012 recipient of its Manufacturing Excellence Award. The plant produces and distributes 12 different kinds of coffee bags packed with …

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Coffee Consumers Opting for Home Brew

Roasters are looking for new pockets of consumption and they believe they have found it in the fast-growing market for small machines that can produce a café-quality brew from single-serve pods of high-grade espresso grounds, for a fraction of the cost.

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Coffee mixes spur rise in local demand

The total demand for coffee in the country has reached upwards of 100,000 metric tons green bean equivalent, up from just about 75,000 tons two years ago, according to the Philippine Coffee Board Inc. (PCBI). The group attributed this to instant coffee …

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‘Klassno’, Singapore’s leading coffee brand, to expand its presence in UAE

Other products under Klassno include 3-in-1 coffee mix, 2-in-1 coffee mix (without sugar), hot chocolate mix, non dairy creamer in addition to instant coffee in jars – Rich Arabica (agglomerated coffee) and Gold (freeze dried) coffee. The company …

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Vietnamese coffee expected to pick up next month

Demand for Vietnamese robusta beans is expected to pick up next month when the country’s coffee harvest of quality beans peaks, traders said on Tuesday, reversing the current lull in trade among roasters. Foreign buyers are also waiting for prices to …

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Debenhams, British Department Store, To Drop ‘Confusing’ Coffee Terms

British department store Debenhams is hoping to clear up any confusion caused by complicated coffee names — like “cappuccino,” “latte,” “mocha” and “black coffee” — and replacing them with descriptive terms “frothy coffee,” “really really milky coffee,” “chocolate flavoured coffee,” and “simple coffee, with or without milk” as part of a campaign to translate menus into “plain English.”…

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Green Coffee Bean: Fad, Fraud or Fabulous for Weight Loss?

So, is green coffee all that its cracked up to be? Before Dr. Oz featured it on his show this year, creating a global consumer feeding frenzy, it had already been investigated over thirty years ago for its possible liver-regenerating, detoxifying and anti-cancer properties…

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Elephant Dung Coffee Anyone?

For those who like their coffee with a strong nose Thailand could be the ideal destination, after a blend made from elephant dung was put on sale by an upmarket hotel chain. The Black Ivory blend, made from coffee beans digested and excreted by Thai elephants, is billed as producing a particularly smooth cup…

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Where to buy gas, food, coffee and more in Rockland

Normalcy might be many days away in Rockland, but islands of civilization are popping up around the county. People looking for a wifi connection can try Starbucks on Main Street in New City. Panera Bread in Nanuet has been doing a brisk business, but offers wifi for customers…

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Neighborhoods Coffee & Crepes Opens November 15

The upcoming Neighborhoods Coffee & Crepes bound for Fenway’s Restaurant Row now says to expect a November 15 opening. The imminent creperie had hoped to open this month but now lists the new date on

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Tour, exhibit blend in Tampa’s coffee history

Tampa arguably was the most caffeinated city in America about 100 years ago, local historian and self-proclaimed coffee hound Gary Mormino said.Coffee roasters were somewhat unusual in many cities, but there were seven or eight coffee roasters in Ybor City and West Tampa combined, he said. The area…

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SOFTS-Arabica coffee lower as producer selling weighs

NEW YORK/LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Arabica coffee futures slipped on Wednesday, pressured by selling from top grower Brazil, while beneficial dry weather for that country’s sugar harvest weighed on sugar prices…

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Lakewood frozen yogurt and coffee shop plans to expand

A Lakewood-based frozen yogurt and coffee shop has announced plans to expand from three stores to seven by January. Founded in 2010 by Jesse Roberge and his wife, Christina, Black Bear Frozen Yogurt & Espresso operates two stores in Lakewood and …
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Solar Roast Coffee Seeks Investors

The coffee maker and cafe operator will host a public meeting to outline its investment and franchise opportunities at 3 p.m. Friday at the Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library, 100 E. Abriendo Ave. The public is invited to participate in “ground-level …
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Cafe Evoke is where new and old meet for a good cup of coffee

EDMOND — Coffee keeps us moving, and Jason and Jenni Duncan’s new Cafe Evoke, 103 S Broadway Ave., reflects the energy of the beverage that is both their passion and meal ticket. The clean, pristine interior of Cafe Evoke is a marriage of old and new.
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Online coffee is crowned the best at the 7th Annual Golden Bean Coffee …

Caloundra, Queensland, Oct 2012 – The 7th Annual Golden Bean Coffee Roasting competition has just concluded and after a full week of judging and sensory evaluation of more than 1100 entries from all over Australia a winner has been found. CoffeeSnobs …
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Meet The Man Who Tests Coffee

“Because the soil is different, the amount of rain they get, the sun they get,” said Dinkins, who is the Roast Master at Cameron’s Coffee in Shakopee. His daily grind is testing each batch that comes off the line at Cameron’s roasting facility in …
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Swing’s Coffee Aims to Begin Operations in Del Ray By End of Year

The cupping room will be open to the public once a week and for private tours, “serving the purpose of enabling patrons to learn more about the coffee cupping, roasting and quality evaluation process,” according to Swing’s permit application filed with …
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Fully compostable coffee pack launched

Canadian coffee roaster Pistol & Barnes offers its Fair Trade, organic Farmer First coffee brand in a compostable pack made of paper laminated to a wood pulp-based film. Farmer_First.jpg Leading Canadian coffee roasting company Pistol & Burnes has …
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A changing coffee culture

Michael Nixon, roaster and owner at the Wandering Goat in the Whiteaker district, has been working in the coffee world since 1994, drawn to the atmosphere of a coffee house as a social space. Despite his experience as a barista, the roasting process …
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Marley Coffee Movement Growing in Midwestern U.S. as LaRue Coffee …

LaRue Coffee and Roasterie has already established new distribution for Marley Coffee in Omaha at The Fantasy Convenience Stores, in Colorado at C.R.V.S. / Eagle Stores in Colorado and Kansas as well as Schrader Oil / Schrader C-Stores in Colorado.
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There’s No Such Thing As Espresso

Espresso connoisseurs do agree, however, that espresso is: concentrated, thick, coffee-based, topped with a layer of dense foam and created with a machine that forces hot water through a basket of tightly packed, finely ground coffee at very high pressure.
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Struggling Against a Venti Starbucks Tide

By KIRK JOHNSON. Published: October 23, 2012. SEATTLE — This city got caffeinated over the past couple of decades, buzzed on its rise in the pop culture as a symbol of hipster-geekster cool, but also on the real stuff: coffee. … found niches beyond …
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Sugar, coffee, ICE cocoa fall on broad risk-off selling

NEW YORK: Raw sugar futures trading on ICE dropped 2 percent to a three-week low on Tuesday, while coffee and cocoa markets also fell on broad-based selling as dealers took their risk off. The Thomson Reuters-Jefferies CRB index, a global benchmark …
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Coffee Technical Analysis 10/24

US COFFEE CFD close lower on Tuesday and the lowrange close sets the stage for a steady to lower opening on Wednesday. Stochastics and the RSI are turning neutral to bullish hinting that a low might be in or is near. Closes above the 20day moving …
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Discover The Origins Of A Perfect Cup Of Millstone® Coffee

Growing – Each bean is handpicked from trees that have been carefully cultivated by coffee farmers. Handpicking protects the trees and ensures only the ripest beans are selected for peak flavor. Roasting – There are only minutes between a lightly …
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Kraft Coffee Pods Could Actually Benefit Green Mountain

Green Mountain is also in a partnership with Italian coffee giant Lavazza, wherein the two companies are collaborating to develop an espresso machine, expected to be launched in 2013. The influx of new entrants will probably mean fewer Green Mountain …
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Patch Exclusive: CT Company Launches Revolutionary (and Green) K-Cup …

Last year, West Hartford residents Ted Fisher and Brian Whitney launched Brioni’s Healthy Morning Blend, a fiber-infused high-end coffee that is already in more than 700 stores. The coffee was recognized as an “Editor’s Pick” for best new product …
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Coffee Board Starts Local Marketing Campaign

Tanzania, Africa’s fourth-largest coffee producer after Ethiopia, Uganda and Ivory Coast, sells mainly Arabica and some robusta coffee. Prices of its Arabica normally track the New York market while those of robusta take their cue from London. Comment …
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Coffee Costs Stable in Ozarks Despite Fluctuating Market Price

SPRINGFIELD , Mo. — The price of coffee has fallen in the past year, but that doesn’t mean you will pay much more for a cup of java at your local coffee shop. The Mudhouse is the morning caffeine stop for several regulars who drop by on their way to …
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Imperial Coffee and Services Announces Green Power Environmental Initiative

Imperial Coffee and Services Inc., a Toronto and Southern Ontario supplier of office coffee vending and water services for more than 35 years, announced its Ottawa branch is now 100 percent Bullfrog powered. According to the company, Bullfrog power …
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Espresso trike to go into production

The Velopresso is an award-winning pedal-powered all-in-one espresso machine, trike and coffee bean grinder. It was produced as graduation project by two design students from the Royal College of Art in London. Amos Field Reid and Lasse Oiva now aim …
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Tata Coffee set to storm into Starbucks roasteries group

This is in line with the stated agenda that the Indian Espresso Roast will be a hallmark feature of all Starbucks stores in the market and highlights the quality espresso available in India. As part of the agreement, Starbucks and Tata … Tata Coffee …
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Globe Trotter: China Smells Coffee

BRAND owners including Nestle, Starbucks and Mondelez International are heightening their focus on the Chinese coffee market, as consumer tastes change and affluence rises according to Bloomberg Businessweek. Nespresso, the single-serve device …
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Cafe, OperationsSCAA Launching Green Guide for Coffee Retailers0 Nick Brown / October 23, 2012 3:22 pm The Specialty Coffee Association of America will soon be releasing a support guide for coffee retailers who want to run a greener business. The Green Guide, […] D.E. Master Blenders Quarterly Sales Mixed, Germany Slow

D.E. Master Blenders, the Dutch coffee and tea company spun off by Sara Lee and June, came up slightly short of revenue estimates for the third quarter, largely due to slow sales in Germany…

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Couple excited by new coffee shop venture

Mark and Janine Cook opened More Coffee Co for business on Friday pledging to give customers consistently good coffee and homemade food using ingredients from local suppliers. “We are very proud of our coffee,” said Mark, who previously worked in …
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