Sustainability & Supply Chain

female coffee producer

The indispensable role of women in coffee

From pickers and producers to baristas and roasters, women contribute to every stage of the coffee supply chain. Jenna Gottlieb speaks with Lucia Bawot and Nicole Battefeld-Montgomery to understand their crucial role in the industry... Read more
beanless coffee

Beanless coffee: Is it really sustainable?

Coffee production is under threat from the growing impact of climate change. Jenna Gottlieb speaks with Atomo Coffee’s head of growth, Ed Hoehn, to find out whether “beanless coffee” products hold the solution... Read more
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Energy crisis: How reducing heat loss can help coffee shops cut costs

As coffee shop owners feel the pinch from rising energy costs, Jess Palmer explores the different ways to prevent heat loss in preparation for the colder months... Read more
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How can coffee shops attract the best baristas?

As the specialty coffee industry continues to grow, co-founder of Water Avenue Coffee Matt Milletto explains how coffee shops can entice talented baristas to join their team... Read more

What happens when you freeze roasted coffee at home?

João Carvalho speaks with Professor Chahan Yeretzian about how home baristas can effectively preserve the freshness of their roasted coffee... Read more
motion-sensor coffee machines

Motion-sensor coffee machines: How much energy can they save?

Anay Mridul speaks with Carimali’s marketing manager, Roberto Gregis, about the energy-saving potential of motion-sensor coffee machines... Read more
coffee-lifestyle brands

The Great Pivot: The rise of coffee-lifestyle brands

Toby Estate’s green coffee buyer, Charlotte Malaval, explains how coffee brands can evolve and build brand identities... Read more
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Is elitism limiting the scope of specialty coffee?

With many areas of the specialty coffee market pushing for wider accessibility, Jenna Gottlieb asks Canadian coffee entrepreneur, Cristian Tellez, if there’s a limit to its reach... Read more
oat milk barista coffee

Will oat milk take off in low to middle-income countries?

As the global popularity of alternative milks grows, Joseph Benavides of Monkey Co Coffee Roasters discusses the challenges oat milk faces as it expands into developing countries... Read more
sustainable coffee production

Is it time to redefine what we mean by “sustainable coffee”?

Former Head of Sustainable Business at Neumann Kaffee Gruppe, Catalina Eikenberg, talks to us about the current definition of sustainability and why the coffee industry needs to rethink it... Read more