Category: crowdfunding

Hinterland Empire Plants its Flag in Portland, and All Are Welcome

Coffee roaster, design and apparel company Hinterland Empire has brought a welcome dose of rogue “old Portland” vibes back to the current-day Rose City with the opening of its...

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Vuna Coffee Rituals Sneaking Sustainability Into Steeping Solution

Most consumer-focused coffee startups begin with a concept for the finished product, then iron out the supply chain details later. By contrast, a new line of single-serve coffee products...

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Bathtub Coffee Founder Offers Clean Design in Simplify The Brewer

The founder of Japanese coffee equipment resale company Bathtub Coffee has unveiled a manual pourover dripper called Simplify The Brewer. The forthcoming device designed by Ryo John Ito achieved...

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The Orb One Brewer Shoots Into the Stovetop Coffeesphere

A hemispherical coffee brewing device called the Orb One from Chicago-based multidisciplinary studio Crucial Detail is making the rounds on Kickstarter, capturing more than $300,000 in backing as of...

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Trinity Coffee Lightens Up With the Trinity Zero Brewer

The Australia-based maker of the Trinity One brewer Trinity Coffee has a new pared-down, low-impact brewer in production called the Trinity Zero. The palm-size, thumb-pressured brewer makes what company...

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In Atlanta, Portrait Coffee Reframes the Specialty Coffee Narrative

Atlanta’s historic West End neighborhood is one of the oldest in the city, known for its stunning array of architecture along with a rich history of Black culture and...

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Great Black Coffee is the Subject for Blackology Coffee in Raleigh

After nearly three years of developing a vision for her North Carolina coffee company, Lori Jones officially launched Blackology Coffee Company (sometimes promoted as “Black•ology”) in July. A trained...

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Outdoor Gear Maker VSSL Launches Coffee Grinder for Peak Portability

Outdoor utility equipment brand VSSL, which specializes in compact and durable kits for campers and hikers, has trekked into new terrain with the launch of its first coffee-focused product,...

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