While thousands poured into Boston this past weekend for the annual SCA Expo, festivities were overshadowed with the sad news of 29-year-old John Michael Hermoso’s passing.
Late last week, Amethyst Coffee owner and founder of Cherry Roast Elle Jensen made an announcement that the inclusive coffee platform and competition was coming to an end. Fresh Cup spoke to Jensen about her decision.
Starting off as a grassroots movement in the U.S., the current wave of coffee activism has become a global movement binding the industry together.
House music. Check. Hipper-than-thou haircuts. Of course. A hell of a lot of coffee. Most definitely.
It was engines at full throttle as teams of baristas from all over the world competed at the Global Barista Challenged, held March 14–17 at the Melbourne Grand Prix.
Find out what went down at this year’s U.S. Coffee Champions, held March 15–17 in Kansas City, Missouri.
After seven years of living in Sweden, winning the title of Swedish National Barista Champion three years in a row, and creating the culture-shifting Barista League, Steve Moloney may be forced to leave his adopted country in a matter of days.
As the coffee industry begins to re-navigate how they approach customer service, coffee professionals are taking steps to help baristas to best address systemic prejudices.
Fresh Cup is clocking in to work a shift behind the counter at some of the most innovative cafés we can find for our monthly #Café4aDay social media immersions.
Two innovative events focused on creating dialogue and educating other folks about groups of people who have historically faced discrimination.