The woman who built a coffee empire from a small town – BBC News

… the biggest retail success stories in Canada, its distinct black packaging appearing in grocery stores and cafes across the country, as well as in the US. The company is tight-lipped about its finances, but expects to roast more than 1.3 million tons of coffee this year and has over 85 employees. And in 2012, marketing research firm AC Nielsen ranked it as one of the top ten commercial brands in Canada, alongside national stalwarts like bakery chain Tim Hortons. To continue reading this article, …

12 most annoying things customers do when ordering coffee

By Alessandra Bulow | November 5, 2015 Ever wondered if your local coffee shop barista is throwing you a side of shade along with your no-whip almond milk latte? After recently hearing the secrets of chefs and restaurant waiters throughout the country, the TODAY Food team decided it was time to get the real deal from baristas about the customer habits that make them boil over. “Coffee isn’t the only thing I’m brewing back here,” says a barista who asked to be called JT*. …

New coffee craze charges up drinkers

By Judith Retana, KTVM Reporter | October 26, 2015 BOZEMAN, Mont. -Nitro brewed coffee is a new way to serve coffee, and it’s picking up across the country. New coffee craze charges up drinkers “If it’s the afternoon and you’ve had a whole day of work, you’re feeling down in the dumps, but you still have a lot to do, and maybe you don’t feel like it’s time to have a beer yet. This is a really great …

Paramount Coffee Project Brings Flat Whites and Vegemite Dust to Fairfax Avenue 

… up,” says P.C.P. co-founder Mark Dundon. While he says he certainly understands the merits and necessity of grab-and-go coffee for the fast-paced L.A. lifestyle, Dundon is hoping that the slower-paced and more social aspects of his country’s cafe culture will resonate with Angelenos. “It’s great to see people coming in with their friends and talking, or catching up with a friend and enjoying a half-an-hour just hanging out.”   To continue reading this article, …

African coffee: It’s not just for export anymore

… Accra, Dar es Salaam, Kigali, Lagos, and Lusaka. Founded by three former relief workers in 1999, Java House started in Nairobi, where, as Ashley tells it, two-thirds of its early customers were expatriates seeking a good cup of coffee in Kenya—a country which had plenty of coffee exports, but no coffee-drinking culture at the time. But times are changing. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: African coffee: It’s not just for export anymore – …