May 26, 2022

Are specialty coffee brands becoming more and more similar?

Around the world, specialty coffee consumption is on the rise. The National Coffee Association’s 2022 Spring National Coffee Data Trends Report stated that specialty coffee...

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...

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...

January 12, 2022

How can we make specialty coffee more accessible?

Across the board, specialty coffee is marketed as a superior product, in terms of its quality, sustainability, and the consumer experience.  However, in the past...

August 4, 2021

Understanding the Singaporean coffee market

Singapore is a multicultural city-state and a melting pot of different communities. This has led to rich diversity in a number of areas, including Singaporean...

April 21, 2021

“A drive for better quality”: How is supermarket coffee changing?

Millions of people around the world buy coffee in supermarkets every single day, whether it’s instant, pre ground, whole bean, or capsule. Despite this, among...