Community & Trends

Mistakes you can expect to make as a coffee shop owner

For some, becoming a coffee shop owner is a dream come true – but you'll have to live through a fair amount of mistakes in the process... Read more

What to look out for at Milan Coffee Festival 2023

Ben Mitchell explores what's in store at Milan Coffee Festival 2023.. Read more

Common mistakes made by specialty coffee roasters

The second article in the #SpecialtyCoffeeMistakers series; this time exploring the world of specialty coffee roasters.. Read more

How to find less guilty coffee in Barcelona

Specialty coffee is booming in Barcelona, and sustainable, less guilty coffee is shaping its growth... Read more

Common barista mistakes in specialty coffee

In the specialty coffee sector, even the most common barista mistakes make someone stressed and anxious. This article series seeks to reverse that narrative... Read more

Light roasted coffee is out, medium roasts are in

In the early days, specialty coffee was closely associated with light roasted coffee; so much so that it became deeply ingrained in its ethos. Today, many in the industry are turning away from light roasts. Does this say something about the direction specialty coffee is headed?.. Read more

Is evening coffee becoming more popular?

Innovation in the coffee industry continues to drive new segments and areas of growth – and evening coffee could be the next one to watch.. Read more

Here’s what happened at HostMilano 2023

HostMilano 2023 had thousands of people in attendance from over 50 countries, with over 2,000 brands exhibiting. This was a key event to display the best of the coffee industry... Read more

How young coffee consumers are changing the industry

For many years, specialty coffee charted its own course – not indifferent to the preferences of its consumers, but sure of its path. However, young coffee consumers have become a segment of the market increasingly difficult to ignore... Read more

What’s driving specialty coffee culture in Spain?

Only recently has specialty coffee culture in Spain begun to develop. This has meant it has emerged in an authentic way, independent of other, more established markets... Read more