Here in the U.S., straw bans seem revolutionary, daring restaurants and cafés to refrain from handing out hundreds of single-use plastic straws every day. However, Portland and Seattle can’t hold a candle compared to San Pedro La Laguna’s blanket ban of all single-use plastics.
The happiest place in Wilmington, North Carolina, is now making its way to Savannah, Georgia.
Applications are now open for Boot Coffee Campus’ 2019 scholarship program. Winners will receive scholarships worth $6,000 to either attend Boot Coffee Campus programs or fund SCA Coffee Skills Program courses.
Discover who is on the inaugural leadership council of the newly formed, global Barista Guild.
Specialty coffee is preparing for a swift change. As the industry looks toward its environmental and humanitarian impact, the current economic sphere has many coffee professionals questioning the industry’s foundational methods of production and education.
Ever since August, when the commodities market dropped below $1.00 a pound, alarm bells have been ringing throughout the industry: coffee prices are dangerously low.
In 2019, the Specialty Coffee Expo and Re:co Symposium are making a cross-country trek to hold their annual celebration of specialty coffee in Boston. Registration for both events is now open.
Mark your calendars for February 23, 2019, as Canada’s most stimulating coffee and beer festival, Hopwired, will make its intoxicating return.
Festive Fare for the Holidays
One of the most commonly cited reasons to explain why we have so many single-use paper cups filling up landfills is that it’s difficult and expensive to recycle the cups due to the plastic coating that prevents the paper from getting soggy. Starbucks took it upon itself to prove that idea wrong.