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July 5, 2022

How does ageing cold brew coffee affect its flavour?

June 23, 2022

Understanding the self-serve coffee machine market

June 22, 2022

Are airlines starting to offer better coffee?

May 19, 2022

Are coffee & sports partnerships becoming more popular?

May 12, 2022

Exploring the language of specialty coffee

August 2, 2022

How has Covid-19 affected the coffee industry in Shanghai?

There's no denying that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a lasting effect on coffee shops, roasters, traders, producers, and plenty of other coffee businesses around the world. But through 2021 and 2022, while many other countries were loosening their pandemic restrictions, China continued to impose a strict zero-Covid policy across its larger cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai. This policy forced around half of the population in these cities to… read more

There's no denying that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a lasting effect on coffee shops, roasters, traders, producers, and plenty of other coffee businesses around the world. But through 2021 and 2022, while many other countries were loosening their pandemic… read more

August 2, 2022

How has Covid-19 affected the coffee industry in Shanghai?

There’s no denying that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a lasting effect on coffee shops, roasters, traders, producers, and plenty of other coffee businesses around...

July 5, 2022

How does ageing cold brew coffee affect its flavour?

Cold brew has quickly become one of the most popular ways to drink coffee. Today, you can find it in most supermarkets, and it is...

June 23, 2022

Understanding the self-serve coffee machine market

Around the world, convenience is now a key purchasing factor for many coffee consumers. Over the past few years, demand has been growing for coffee...

June 22, 2022

Are airlines starting to offer better coffee?

For many, a cup of coffee is a central part of the experience of air travel. In the lounge and on board the aircraft, it...

May 19, 2022

Are coffee & sports partnerships becoming more popular?

The benefits of drinking coffee before exercise have been well-documented over the years by many healthcare professionals. But what about the wider relationship between sports...

May 12, 2022

Exploring the language of specialty coffee

When you’re buying beans or visiting specialty coffee shops, you might come across terms like third wave, single origin, micro lot, or artisan. For those...

May 4, 2022

Why is coffee delivery so popular in China?

For China’s urban population, digital payment services are everywhere. Many people use mobile apps to order and pay for products, including coffee, almost every day....

May 2, 2022

Exploring the compostable coffee capsule market

By 2027, the global coffee capsule market is predicted to be worth more thannUS $51 billion. However, this staggering growth has also led to vast...

April 26, 2022

Are reusable coffee pods a viable option?

Around the world, the number of coffee capsule machines in homes and offices has surged over the past couple of decades – with no signs...

April 21, 2022

Exploring the history of coffee cake

When searching the term “coffee cake”, Google pulls up around 2.4 billion results. But the top search results may differ depending on your location. Around...

April 18, 2022

Are edible coffee products becoming more popular?

For obvious reasons, most people around the world think of coffee first and foremost as a beverage. But what about using it to flavour food?...

March 28, 2022

Exploring coffee culture in Iran

Coffee has a long history in Iran. Since the 16th century, coffee has been popular across the country.  However, as the nation’s cultural and political...

March 16, 2022

Should you microwave coffee?

Temperature is one of the most widely discussed topics in coffee, particularly when we talk about green bean storage, roast profile, and brewing. As a...

March 15, 2022

Exploring Hong Kong coffee culture

While its historic relationship with tea might spring to mind first, Hong Kong has a vibrant and diverse coffee culture. Through the 20th and 21st...

February 16, 2022

What does “barista-grade” mean?

As specialty coffee continues to become more popular, consumer demands are naturally evolving. People want more from each cup of coffee they drink. As part...

February 7, 2022

Exploring the syrups & flavourings market in the coffee sector

Over the last 15 years, we have seen the spread of flavoured coffee drinks made with syrups around the world. These have been popularised by...