interior design can make a coffee shop stand out

What makes a coffee shop stand out?

Business owners are having to go further and further to make their coffee shop stand out... Read more

The rise of service station coffee

Service station coffee is changing its reputation – shedding an image of being a low-quality, last-resort option.. Read more

Road to net zero: Is carbon offsetting the best option for coffee businesses?

In a carbon-positive supply chain, carbon offsetting could be the best solution for coffee businesses hoping to reduce their environmental impact.. Read more

Is the specialty coffee industry going backwards?

Specialty coffee is hallmarked by its unwavering commitment to innovation – rooted in a value system prioritising unique, high-quality products. However, it could be argued that this is changing, and specialty coffee may now be moving backwards... Read more

How decaf and RTD drove all-day coffee consumption

The rise of decaf coffee, cold brew, RTD drinks, and coffee cocktails are driving all-day consumption and competing with other beverages such as tea, alcohol, and sodas... Read more
coffee flavour wheels have become an icon

What do localised coffee flavour wheels mean for the industry?

Matt Haw speaks with Andrew Hetzel about region-specific coffee flavour wheels, and how developing localised language around flavour might not be as simple as it seems... Read more
baristas small talk

How baristas can perfect the art of small talk

Jordan Montgomery speaks with Dario Scilipoti of Bluebird Coffee Roastery and Hany Ezzat of ONA Coffee about why conversations with customers must go beyond the topic of coffee... Read more
why do coffee shops fail

A bitter reality: Why do coffee shops fail?

Bronwyn Linkhorn speaks with Aaron Torres Guerrero of Ue Coffee Roasters about the driving forces behind successful coffee shops – and why some are less fortunate... Read more
sugar in specialty coffee

Is sugar making a comeback in specialty coffee?

Ben Mitchell speaks with the founder of Coaltown Coffee Roasters, Scott James, to understand whether sugar has a place in the “elitist” world of specialty coffee... Read more
high arabica prices

How high arabica prices have opened up new opportunities for robusta

Jenna Gottlieb speaks with the founder of Bonomi, Vardhman Jain, about the ongoing coffee price crisis and how robusta presents a viable solution for the future... Read more