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Cuento Coffee’s Quarantine Monster Opens Conversations About Mental Health

“It’s OK not to be OK.” That’s the message printed on the back of each new bag of Quarantine Monster coffee from the Kansas City-based small-batch roaster Cuento Coffee. While…

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Prices for High-End Roasted Specialty Coffee Drop for Second Month Straight

As the Covid-19 pandemic wears on, an analysis of roasted, bagged, specialty coffee prices has shown a second month of declines, particularly at the highest price points. A recent report…

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Trade Launches Come Together Coffee Program to Benefit Local Roasters’ Charities

Peet’s-backed online coffee subscription seller Trade has launched a charitable program called Come Together Coffee, through which profits will be diverted to community-minded nonprofits throughout the United States this month….

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From Indiana, Specialty Roaster Botz Coffee Beguiles with Roast Profiles

The robots may be coming for coffee, although behind every ‘bot there’s at least one even better human. This is certainly the case with Botz Coffee, whose crudely lovable robot…

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Robotic Barista Providing Contact-Free Drinks at Portland’s In J Coffee

A small downtown Portland, Oregon, coffee shop owned by a roaster with outsized talent, In J Coffee has a new team member to help protect against the spread of COVID-19:…

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