Category: Canada

Swiss Water Opens 82,000-SF Production Center Outside Vancouver

Following long-term growth projections for the decaffeinated coffee market, Canadian green coffee processing and trading company Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee has opened a new 82,000-square-foot production facility. Based in...

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Swiss Water Decaffeinated Names Marisol Pinzon Director of Trading

Coffee processing and trading company Swiss Water Decaffeinated has appointed Marisol Pinzon as managing director of trading and development. In the position, which has been newly created by the...

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Cafe Imports Leading a Legendary Coffee Exchange

Minneapolis-based green coffee importer Cafe Imports has launched the Legendary Coffee Exchange, a platform by which roasters can swap coffees, exchange notes, and maybe even make a new coffee...

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Coming from Canada: The Precision-Focused Lapera DS Espresso Machine

A Montreal-based boutique machine startup called Lapera is soon to release its debut product, the Lapera DS, a high-quality, direct-plumb manual lever espresso machine. The single-group machine is built...

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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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With Experts and Prizes, Leaderboard Makes a Game of Coffee Subscriptions

Putting the “fun” back into “coffee education is fundamental,” a new Canadian-born game called “Leaderboard: The Coffee Game” is encouraging coffee connoisseurship while offering a bevy of prizes. Leaderboard...

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Kathleen Edwards on Music, Quitters Coffee and Cafe Culture

Throughout celebrated musician Kathleen Edwards‘ catalogue are sympathetic narrators teetering above vast emotional precipices, looking for soft landing spots or threatening to fly away altogether. In 2014, Edwards famously...

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Canadian Office Coffee Supplier Suggests Employers Buy Home Coffee

As offices everywhere have slowed dramatically or shut down entirely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, office coffee suppliers everywhere have felt the pinch. Canadian coffee company Van Houtte Coffee...

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Montreal Roaster Dispatch Coffee Raises Nearly $1 Million USD to Expand

Montreal, Quebec-based roasting and retail company Dispatch Coffee has raised $1.26 million (approximately $960,000 USD) in seed funding to support growth plans throughout Canada. Founded by Chrissy Durcak in...

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