The 2015 US coffee competition cycle is coming to an end this weekend at the 2015 United States Coffee Championships taking place right now in Long Beach, California...
I have a terrible imperialist American confession to make: when training new baristas in NYC, I often instructed them that “if someone orders a drink..
Another year, another World Aeropress Championships season. My how time flies! It seems like only yesterday we were watching some of the world’s best pressers..
Scandinavia has the highest levels of coffee consumption in the world, and has also fielded far more World Barista Champions than any other region. Third wave..
After raising $45 million in its latest round of funding, Blue Bottle Coffee is now extending healthcare benefits to its employees’ dependents, and plans to offer retirement benefits as well. When I..
The trusty Moka Pot is a storied piece of coffee equipment that is an integral part of many people’s morning coffee rituals. The iconic Bialetti version is a..
No matter how much you look around, trying to find a few more days in November, rummaging under all the seat-cushions and end-of year emails, the..
The 2015 US regional coffee competitions cycle is coming to and in this weekend with the 2015 Big Easterns in Durham, North Carolina. To find..
Breaking today is the news that World Coffee Events (WCE), producers of the World Barista Championship and other international coffee events, have announced what equipment..
The 2014 MANE (Mid Atlantic North East Regional) Coffee Conference took place this past weekend in Providence, RI. This was the 8th MANE conference, and..
We at Sprudge are fans of Kalle Freese, from his 2013 Finnish Barista Championship win, his recent work with the newly formed Barista Guild of Europe,..
My how time flies. We’re already up to our second 2015 US regional coffee competition, and it’s still only 2014! The hits just keep coming,..
If you are female-identified and work in coffee, you should take this survey right now. It’s from Sabine Parrish, who is working on a Master’s thesis at..
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