Category: North Carolina

Presenting the 2021 Micro Roaster of the Year Finalists

The three finalists for Roast magazine’s 17th Annual Roaster of the Year awards have been announced in the Micro Roaster category. Winners for each category will be announced on Monday, Oct....

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Winston-Salem is Getting To Know Known Coffee

Specialty coffee in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is rapidly ceasing to be a “known unknown,” as a defense secretary might put it. Assisting in that change is the first retail...

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Bygood Coffee Says Goodbye New York, Hello Winston-Salem

Like a coffee-themed, COVID-19-compelled game of musical chairs, coffee companies are on the move. In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, a space formerly occupied by Twin City Hive Coffee Lounge, which...

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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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Morning Addition: Counter Culture Heads Up the New NPR Coffee Club

As the rare larger specialty coffee roaster with no retail cafes to speak of, Counter Culture Coffee has managed to find favor among untold numbers of quality-focused coffee shops...

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US Small Business Administration Eases Access to Low-Interest Loans

The United States Small Business Administration has eased entry requirements for low-interest disaster relief loans of up to $2 million in 17 U.S. states and counting. Over the past...

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Cott Says it is Exploring Potential Sale of S&D Coffee & Tea

Bottled water and beverage distribution giant Cott Corporation has announced it is exploring the sale of S&D Coffee & Tea, one of the largest full-service coffee roasting companies in...

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In Charlotte, Sycamore Brewing Rides the Waves with Beach Shack Coffee

The popular Charlotte, North Carolina, beer company Sycamore Brewing has launched coffee roasting brand called Beach Shack Coffee. Prior to Beach Shack’s official launch in conjunction with Sycamore’s five-year...

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Going to School with Zach Pritz of NC’s ShareWell Coffee

For coffee companies nowadays, a public education program is practically as compulsory as cold brew. Meanwhile, professional training has long been a standard practice for wholesale clients in order...

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