Coffee shops hand out an estimated 250 billion paper cups every year, which go straight to landfills. Even the cups that say they’re recyclable on the packaging are misleading, because the infrastructure to recycle them is very expensive and doesn’t exist in many municipalities.
After two years of research and traveling the world for inspiration, brother-sister duo Sivin and Tam Duong launch The Cuppo Coffee & Tea in Jersey Village, just outside of Houston.
Orlando-based Foxtail Coffee Co. recently announced a new COO, John Hufferd, who comes from barbecue joint 4 Rivers Smokehouse, another celebrated local brand.
Thirty-two million Americans have a food allergy. That means on any given day, you’re bound to serve a customer who may have a life-threatening allergy to milk, soy, nuts, gluten, or other standard fare in a typical café.
Last week, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling that blocked the city of Everett, Washington, from enforcing a certain dress code at “bikini barista” businesses.
Following the philosophy that life is all about balance, business owners in Topeka, Kansas, are celebrating their grand opening of The Tipsy Carrot, the city’s first coffee/juice/ice cream bar.
For many Oregonians, a trip to the state’s picturesque coastline was not complete without a stop at the Otis Café for a cup of coffee or slice of fresh-baked black bread.
Philip Kneitinger and Phoenix Cerny, two former employees of Spot Coffee in Buffalo, New York, allege that they were fired from the local chain for trying to unionize.
Baristas often undergo hours, weeks, or even months of training before they’re allowed to serve coffee drinks, but how often do companies allocate the same level of training to the service side of the barista profession?
A putative class action suit was brought against Keurig Green Mountain alleging that the company’s “recyclable” single-serve plastic pods were mislabeled and are not in fact recyclable due to their size, composition, and lack of secondary market.