Industry News

  • Making Great Coffee or Espresso Wherever You Go

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    July 15, 2010 7:14 pm

    Heading to the beach for camping and surfing? Maybe suffering through pitiful coffee at the office? Or perhaps you just like hand-operated tools that don’t require electricity. We’ve got the tools for you to make great espresso or coffee wherever... View Article

  • SCAA Update :: Double Technivorms, Grinding nerdiness…

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    April 22, 2010 2:34 pm

    I just returned from the annual coffee convention sponsored by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA). There was a lot to see, including the US Barista Championship and some amazing new commercial espresso machines from Slayer and La Marzocco.... View Article

  • Thrilling news from Baratza

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    February 25, 2010 8:49 pm

    We just got some really exciting news from Baratza! They’ve upgraded the already excellent Vario Coffee Grinder with a new display board. This new board has a “sleep” feature that turns off the lights and LED display to conserve electricity... View Article

  • Cook’s Illustrated Features the Technivorm KBT-741

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    October 16, 2009 8:03 pm

    Open up the latest issue of the best cooking magazine published, and you’ll find a list of the “Must Have Small Appliances.” Making its third appearance in these sacred pages since last October, the Technivorm KBT-741 is listed once again... View Article

  • Starbucks releases instant coffee to mass retailers :: Yum

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    October 6, 2009 6:44 pm

    It may be unseemly to pick on a coffee chain that has received its fair share of beatings in the last couple of years, but this news release prompted me to discuss some of the differentiating factors between generic, mass... View Article