Category: Midwest

Minnesota Roasted: Nine Roasters Interpret One Coffee to Benefit Service Industry Workers

Nine coffee roasting companies from throughout the Land of 10,000 Lakes have formed Minnesota Roasted, a collaborative fundraising effort to support the regional service industry. Each of the nine...

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Motocross Legend Ryan Dungey Shifts Gears to Launch RD Coffee

Nine-time American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Supercross/Motocross Champion Ryan Dungey has launched a specialty coffee company in his home state of Minnesota called RD Coffee. Based in the the soutwest...

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With Ties to Honduras, Coffeestamp Arrives in St. Louis

Opening like a postage-paid package from the coffeelands of Honduras, Coffeestamp has arrived in St. Louis. The roastery cafe was opened in the Fox Park neighborhood in the latter...

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On The Go Jo Coffee is Making Moves in Chicago

True to its name, Chicago-based On the Go Jo Coffee has been keeping one step ahead of the pandemic. The Black women-owned and operated company that made its mark...

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Nonprofit Wildflyer Coffee Reaches New Heights in Minneapolis

Though the perils of 2020 have grounded coffee shops all over the United States, Minneapolis-based Wildflyer Coffee is ending the year in a joyful soar. The youth-focused, nonprofit specialty...

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517 Coffee Dials In Its New Lansing Roastery and Brew Bar

A former bus driver for the Lansing, Michigan, public school district is continuing to make drop-offs, but with different, quieter cargo. Named after the area code of the founding...

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Cincinnati Coffee Festival Supporting Independent Coffee and Fighting Food Insecurity

Organizers of the Cincinnati Coffee Festival have teamed up with local coffee purveyors for a seasonal benefit to improve local water quality and help address local food insecurity. The...

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In Columbus, Crimson Cup Coffee Unveils New Retail Flagship: Crimson

Columbus, Ohio-based Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea has unveiled the flagship location of its new retail concept, called Crimson, on the city’s Northeast side. Occupying space within Columbus’ 16-acre...

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Anticonquista Café Offers a ‘Cultivo to Cup’ Connection in Chicago

A new vertically integrated “cultivo-to-cup” coffee company called Anticonquista Café has conquered numerous formidable challenges to finally launch in Chicago this month. Owned and operated by married couple Elmer...

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