Coffee News Club: Week of October 10th

The climate crisis continues to ravage coffee crops in Colombia, Brazil, and Kenya. And yet, big conglomerates continue to expand unabated and unphased.  
by Fionn Pooler | October 10, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of October 3rd

Announcing the 2022 World Coffee Champions, Brazil admits coffee projections are flawed, and Nespresso enlists George Clooney to warn us about climate change.
by Fionn Pooler | October 3, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of September 26th

Coffee stockpiles are lower than ever in Brazil, Gen Z drives the ‘fourth wave,’ and coffee may help some men with prostate cancer live longer.
by Fionn Pooler | September 26, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of September 19th

Big US coffee chains bounce back from the pandemic, a new guide encouraging equitable coffee buying, and Starbucks is again extending benefits—but only to non-unionized employees.
by Fionn Pooler | September 19, 2022

Help Support The Future of Umeshiso

Umeshiso is known for its rainbow cupping spoons and has started a GoFundMe to launch the products you’ve all been waiting for.
by Fresh Cup Staff | September 13, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of September 12

No mentions of coffee in Colombia's new tax reform bill, a seaweed-covered ball, and a new program is trying to revitalize El Salvador's farming industry.
by Fionn Pooler | September 12, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of September 6th

An insightful look at Starbucks’ unionization push, big buyers are buying more sustainably, and shoes made from recycled Nespresso coffee. Let’s look at this week’s news—coming to you Tuesday in honor of Labor Day.…
by Fionn Pooler | September 6, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of August 29th

A dour coffee forecast from Vietnam; Starbucks allegedly withheld raises from unionized workers; and the government of Papua New Guinea announced a new post: minister for coffee.
by Fionn Pooler | August 29, 2022

Glitter Cat Bootcamps Make Their Triumphant (and Shimmering) Return

After two years away, Glitter Cat will host its first in-person bootcamps, providing resources to marginalized baristas who wish to compete in the 2022-2023 US Coffee Championships season.
by Fresh Cup Staff | August 23, 2022

Coffee News Club: Week of August 22nd

A bizarre new coffee brand by a restaurateur who claims to have never tasted coffee, the Memphis Seven are reinstated, and a brewer that breaks all the rules.
by Fionn Pooler | August 22, 2022