Category: Business Operations

Precise Brew Reusable Coffee Filters Weave Their Way Into the Market

A new brand of reusable coffee filters under the name Precise Brew has emerged from Athens, Greece, offering solutions for a wide variety of brewing devices, including commercial drip brewing...

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Hello Em Việt Coffee Offers a Warm Greeting in Seattle

Inside the Friends of Little Saigon Creative Space located in the International District of Seattle, the owners of the popular Vietnamese eatery Phở Bắc have launched Hello Em Việt...

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Design Details: Thousands of Plastic Bottles Hidden in Plain Sight at Kōkako

Gazing at the various shades of hardwood, signature blue surfaces and dizzying array of cutting-edge coffee equipment, it might be easy to lose sight of the nearly 9,000 plastic...

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Spanish Brewing Equipment Maker Sibarist Launches the Fast Filter

Spanish manual coffee equipment company Sibarist has launched with a line of products focused primarily on manual pourover setups for coffee shops. Sibarist’s newest product, which recently achieved distribution...

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Mahlkönig Updates Guatemala Grinder with New Look, Larger Hopper

Grinder manufacturer Mahlkönig has unveiled a redesigned and upgraded version of its popular Guatemala shop grinder. Centered around the same tried-and-true, vertically oriented 71-millimeter steel burrs, the new version...

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Fresh Fare and Fuzzy Feelings at Velvet Robot Coffee Lab in Rockford

Combining precision-made coffee drinks and a warm and fuzzy approach to customers, Velvet Robot Coffee Lab has opened a brick-and-mortar cafe in downtown Rockford, Illinois.  Justin Carner and a...

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La Colombe Workshop Manager Hugh Moretta Opens Rowhome Coffee in Philadelphia

Hugh Moretta, operations manager for La Colombe Coffee Roasters’ small-batch and single-origin-focused Workshop Program, has opened an independent coffee house in Philadelphia’s Fitler Square neighborhood called Rowhome Coffee....

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Lost Sock Roasters Pulls it Off: Long-Awaited DC Cafe Opens

Roughly two and a half years after first announcing plans to open a cafe inside Washington D.C.’s recently renovated Takoma Theatre Building, Lost Sock Roasters has found itself at...

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Aegis Sells Canadian Coffee Giant Second Cup to Foodtastic for US$11 Million

Ontario, Canada-based Aegis Brands is selling 45-year-old Canadian coffee retail giant Second Cup Coffee Co. for $14 million CAD (approximately $11 million USD) to Quebec-based restaurant franchising specialist Foodtastic....

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