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New Owner for Longtime Portland Roaster K&F Coffee RoastersDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Rudy Zarfas and Don Dominguez at K&F Coffee Roasters in Portland. Courtesy photo. One of the old guard in the Portland, Oregon, coffee roasting industry, K&F Coffee Roasters is entering a brand new era under the ownership of Rudy Zarfas. Zarfas is taking over the… Source link

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With Frozen Hoppers, Proud Mary Coffee Stops Time at Peak QualityDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Frozen green coffee at Proud Mary in Portland, Oregon. Daily Coffee News photo by Howard Bryman. Though more roasting companies are experimenting with freezing green coffee, few have applied the approach to roasted coffee in cafe settings — despite the fact that there… Source link

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Portland Roasting Coffee is Now Called Portland Coffee RoastersDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The new-look bags from Portland Coffee Roasters, which was formerly known as Portland Roasting Coffee. One of Portland, Oregon’s trailblazing specialty coffee companies, Portland Roasting Coffee has officially changed its name to Portland Coffee Roasters. Not only does… Source link

Looking Home Coffee Seattle
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Looking Homeward in SeattleDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Looking Home Coffee Bags. Photos by Unpacking Coffee/Needmore Designs. This week’s episode of Unpacking Coffee checks in with Jake Deome, the founder and coffee director for Seattle’s Looking Homeward Coffee, who hopped a train for an in-studio interview at Unpacking… Source link

More Coffee Diversity in the List of 2020 Good Food Awards FinalistsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
Seattle-Area Coffee Chain Must Void Barista Non-Compete AgreementsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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Seattle-Area Coffee Chain Must Void Barista Non-Compete AgreementsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

According to a copy of the Mercurys Coffee non-compete agreement in court records, employees were restricted from working at another coffee shop within 10 miles of any Mercurys Coffee location. Image by the King County Office of the Attorney General. Seattle-area coffee… Source link

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Behind the Big Bang of Barista Wage TransparencyDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

At least 18 cities or regions in the United States now have living, breathing wage transparency documents for baristas, detailing metrics such barista pay, types and levels of benefits, demographic data, employment status, job experience, and more. Of course, one of the… Source link