Coffee Industry News & Events

Oklahoma Couple Weds At Starbucks

Two cappuccino lattes

Tulsa, OK—A couple whose love story started over a cup of coffee looked no further than their local Starbucks when it came time to tie the knot.

"We fell in love over conversations of coffee," bride Eva McCarthy Capparello said.

The bri...

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Got 10 Bucks For A Cup Of Joe?

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Kansas City Star, 2011

If you're angry that Wall Street speculators have been driving up the price you pay for gasoline, these same big financial investors now are pushing up the price of your cup of joe.

Grocery shoppers have se...

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Kaapi Royale Coffee Announces New North American Importer

Kaapi Royale Coffee Logo

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA (August 1, 2011) – Beginning this month, Vournas Coffee Trading will import coffees from Read More

Waste Coffee Grounds Make Biodiesel Fuel

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Would you believe it if I told you that researchers reported today that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap, abundant and environmentally friendly source of biodiesel fuel for powering our cars and trucks? It’s true.

New, Coffee ...

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Nicaragua Cup Of Excellence

Cup of Excellence Nicaragua

Most of you are already familiar with the Cup of Excellence. I just returned from participating on the Internat...

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PCCA Cupper Of The Year 2006

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This feels very odd and not at all comfortable for me to write this, but I am very excited and, in fact honored.

In mid-September of this year the Pacific...

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Colombia Cup Of Excellence

Cup of Excellence Colombia

Andrew Vournas cups again for excellence—this time in Colombia, top specialty coffee exporter and home to one of the most robust coffee producing industries in the world. Having recently returned, Andrew can now say he has sampled some of the...

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Bolivia Cup of Excellence

Cup of Excellence Bolivia

Andrew recently returned from Bolivia where he was chosen as a cupping judge for the Bolivia Cup of Excellence ...

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