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Natural Processing Bursts Through at 7th Burundi Cup of ExcellenceDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Cup of Excellence photo from the international jury week in the 2019 Burundi Cup of Excellence. Among all 23 winning coffees in the 2019 Burundi Cup of Excellence countrywide coffee competition, it was a rare natural-process coffee that took the highest score. In fact,… Source link

'Molecular Coffee' Startup Atomo Coffee Receives $2.6 Million SeedDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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‘Molecular Coffee’ Startup Atomo Coffee Receives $2.6 Million SeedDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Atomo Coffee press photo. Seattle beverage startup Atomo Coffee has received $2.6 million in seed funding for what is essentially a seedless beverage business.  Atomo made headlines upon the launch of its Kickstarter campaign earlier this year with the promise of a… Source link

ACE Suspends First Indonesia Cup of Excellence, Cites Funding HurdlesDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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ACE Suspends First Indonesia Cup of Excellence, Cites Funding HurdlesDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Photo courtesy of ACE. The Alliance for Coffee Excellence has announced that the first Cup of Excellence auction and competition planned for Indonesia has been temporarily suspended due to funding and logistics hurdles. Along with in-country partner the Specialty Coffee… Source link

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Colombian Microlot Specialist Direct Origin is Now Called Cedro AltoDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Cedro Alto Founder Karl Weinhold meeting with farmers in Colombia. All photos courtesy of Cedro Alto. The vertically oriented Colombian green coffee business formerly known as Direct Origin Trading has rebranded under the name Cedro Alto, a change designed to better… Source link

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Mitsubishi Buys Stake in Renowned Japanese Roaster/Retailer Sarutahiko CoffeeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The Sarutahiko Coffee roastery cafe in Chofu, Tokyo. Sarutahiko Coffee photo. Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation has entered into a business alliance with Tokyo-based specialty coffee roasting and retail company Sarutahiko Coffee, with an undisclosed investment resulting… Source link

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India’s Largest Coffee Chain Shares Foreboding Letter as Police Search for OwnerDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Pexels photo. The founder of India’s largest coffee chain, Café Coffee Coffee Day (CCD), has gone missing. The coffee chain said in a securities exchange filing that its chairman and managing director, V. G. Siddhartha, one of the richest people in India, has been… Source link

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Nonprofit Verité Launches Three-Year COFFEE Labor ProjectDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Massachusetts-based nonprofit Verité, which works to improve labor conditions in some of the most exploitative industries throughout the world, has received funding for a three-year project addressing labor in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. Funding for the project —… Source link

Yemeni Coffee Approaches $200/lb at First ACE 'Private Collection' Auction
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Yemeni Coffee Approaches $200/lb at First ACE ‘Private Collection’ Auction

Qima Coffee photo from the Al-Ruwad Coop in Yemen. In what amounted to the largest Yemeni specialty coffee auction in history, buyers from all over the world paid more than $163,000 for coffees from 33 different producers, with a robust average per-pound price of… Source link

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London’s Black Sheep Coffee Plans International Expansion Following $16 Million RoundDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Black Sheep Coffee press photo. Just days after announcing it had secured £13 million ($16 million USD) in funding from private investors, UK-based coffee roaster and retailer Black Sheep Coffee announced it has acquired the retail locations of London-based competitor