Teen learns the ropes ‘pedaling’ coffee

… young entrepreneur operating her own full-fledged business venture. The freshman-to-be at Rapid City Stevens High School is both pedaling and peddling Nitro Coffee, a cold-brew coffee infused with a mixture of nitrogen and carbon dioxide to give it a foamy consistency. Winter runs the business, which is actually owned by her parents Bryan and Laura Faltynski of Rapid City. “I work the cart and enter in the numbers for taxes, but I haven’t quite learned how to do all that stuff yet, so my …

Saudi investor’s Ethiopian farms to raise coffee, tea output | Reuters

By Aaron Maasho | June 25, 2015 Ethiopia’s coffee export drive will be boosted by higher output from the venture of a major Saudi Arabian investor, the manager of his enterprises there said. Horizon Plantations and Ethio Agri-CEFT plans to more than double its coffee production and expand tea output. Horizon Plantations is part of the MIDROC umbrella group of companies, majority owned by Saudi Arabian investor Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi. Forbes magazine estimated his net worth at $10.8 …

Pando: The three qualities that helped a small coffee company raise $70m

… and Blue Bottle went from quirky San Francisco affinity brand to scalable, venture backed-business might not be a roadmap for every other business, but it is repeatable. Here are three important things Freeman had that most small businesses do not: To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Pando: The three qualities that helped a small coffee company raise $70m …

A new kind of brew: How Inca Tea went from idea to product – Crain’s Cleveland Business

By Rachel Abbey McCafferty | May 18, 2015 Ryan Florio has always been a self-described serial entrepreneur, but in the past, he’s run his ideas, like BYOB painting classes, as side jobs while holding down full-time jobs. His most recent venture, Inca Tea LLC, has been different. Because of his past experience in business, he knew he couldn’t expect to put 70% into the company and get more out. He put 150% into it, he said. To launch his purple corn-based tea company, Florio quit his …