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There’s no denying that cold brew is fast becoming one of the most popular coffee shop beverages around the world – especially with younger consumers. In fact, according to Technavio, the value of the global cold brew market is predicted to grow by another US $1.7 billion by 2025. Within this market lies no shortage of opportunity for roasters to diversify and reach new audiences, particularly with ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages.… read more

There’s no denying that cold brew is fast becoming one of the most popular coffee shop beverages around the world – especially with younger consumers. In fact, according to Technavio, the value of the global cold brew market is predicted… read more

February 1, 2021

Exploring Vietnamese coffee

Vietnam is the second largest coffee producer in the world by volume, after Brazil. It is renowned for producing large volumes of robusta. However, in...

January 11, 2021

What Is The Café Cubano?

All across Latin America, coffee producing countries have traditional ways of preparing coffee that have been passed down from generation to generation. The café cubano,...

January 7, 2021

What Is Café De Olla?

The café de olla is a historic Mexican coffee beverage made by combining spices and coffee in a clay pot. The exact recipe used for...

January 4, 2021

What Is The Espresso Romano?

The espresso romano is a simple yet intriguing beverage. In its purest form, it is an espresso served with a slice of lemon, even though...

December 22, 2020

Butter Coffee: What Is It & Why Do People Drink It?

In the late 2000s, lifestyle author and the CEO of Bulletproof, Dave Asprey, returned from Tibet after drinking yak butter tea at high altitudes. In...

December 18, 2020

What Is The Turmeric Latte?

In recent years, coffee shop customers have come to demand more from their beverages. With an emerging consumer focus on health and wellness, more and...

December 8, 2020

What Is The Caffè Marocchino?

Layering coffee drinks takes more time and precision than making a normal espresso-based beverage. Despite this, their unique presentation – as the drinks are often...

October 29, 2020

What Is The Pumpkin Spice Latte?

In many countries in the northern hemisphere, autumn means cold weather, grey skies, and brown leaves. For baristas and coffee shops, it means customers moving...

October 12, 2020

What Is A Café Au Lait?

There are dozens of milk-based coffee drinks available on the average coffee shop menu. For those without a way to brew espresso or a steam...

October 6, 2020

What Is A Mocha?

Coffee and chocolate have plenty in common. Both come from plants that thrive in equatorial tropical countries, both are sought after for their beans, and...

September 14, 2020

What Is A Café Con Leche?

Although the words “café con leche” literally translate into English as “coffee with milk”, making the drink isn’t quite that simple. There are dozens of...

September 7, 2020

What Is Coffee Leaf Tea?

The most valuable part of a coffee plant is its cherry. After harvesting and processing, it gives us the beans which we roast, grind, and...

September 1, 2020

What Is A Matcha Latte?

The matcha latte first emerged on coffee shop menus a few years ago, and it has seen a considerable rise in popularity over a relatively...

August 24, 2020

What Is A Long Black?

Ask for a long black in a coffee shop and you’ll get something that might look similar to an americano at first glance. Dig a...

June 15, 2020

What Is a Ristretto?

When you want a concentrated coffee drink without additions or frills, you’ll order an espresso. This coffee shop staple is enjoyed around the world –...

May 25, 2020

What’s a Macchiato Coffee?

‘Macchiato’ is an Italian word that loosely translates to ‘marked’ – and is commonly used to describe the coffee beverage of the same name. Ask...