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cold brew tea

Will cold brew tea knock coffee off its perch?

The co-founder of East Forged, Tania Stacey, speaks to New Ground about whether cold brew tea can disrupt the dizzying popularity of its coffee counterpart... Read more
what's on december

World AeroPress Champ, Christmas shopping, Barista League & more

From AeroPress finals to coffee equipment shopping, New Ground rounds up the top things to look out for this December... Read more
thailand specialty coffee industry

Tapping into Thailand’s burgeoning specialty coffee scene

Michelle Anindya speaks with two local coffee experts to get the inside scoop on Thailand’s young and exciting specialty coffee market... Read more

Pete Licata: Blends and single origins should not exist in isolation

2013 World Barista Champion, Pete Licata, says it’s time to shake up the way we perceive blends in the specialty coffee industry... Read more
specialty coffee in south korea

A barista champion’s guide to specialty coffee in South Korea

Matt Haw interviews 2021 World Cup Tasters Champion, Kyoungha Charlie Chu, to reveal South Korea’s evolving coffee culture and the role of ambitious, young baristas like himself... Read more
workers visit a coffee shop to improve their workplace wellness

The crucial role of coffee in workplace wellness

Hayley Osborne chats with the co-founder of the Workplace Wellness Company, Kevin Burnham, to find out how a small cup of coffee can make the world of difference to staff wellbeing... Read more

In with the old: Why young people love vintage espresso machines

Jenna Gottlieb chats with Mirko Michielon of Elektra and Roland Buurman of Vintage Espresso Machines Holland to find out why new is not always better when it comes to young coffee consumers... Read more
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What do modern-day consumers expect from coffee shops?

Intelligentsia’s director of innovation, Bailey Manson, speaks to Jenna Gottlieb about what coffee shops can do to increase footfall in a post-pandemic era... Read more
what's on november

Milan Coffee Festival, Heylo product launch, WBC tour & more

From NFT cafes to coffee technician summits, November is set to be a busy few weeks in the world of coffee. New Ground rounds up all the highlights for the month ahead... Read more
moka pot

How the moka pot bounced back

Fourth-generation Italian coffee roaster, Valentina Ulivieri, speaks with Jenna Gottlieb about how the iconic moka pot has managed to fend off the threat of coffee capsules... Read more