News & Opinion
Oatly just launched its Organic Barista Oat Drink, marking a rising trend in oat milk differentiation across brands. Facing a dip in sales and media backlash, brands are doubling down on innovation and transparency to recapture the market.
Cotti Coffee opens a new outlet in Australia as part of its international expansion model, following other Chinese brands. If it takes off, this could herald a new era of Chinese influence for coffee drinkers.
Luckin Coffee's new chocolate-alcohol latte is a window into the future of coffee, where a wide range of customisable flavours and a sense of "novelty" could become more important than the coffee itself.
The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has recently announced it will be adjusting the price differentials for coffee deliveries from Colombia, Kenya, Costa Rica, and Guatemala. The amendments are effective from today, 26 January 2024, for March 2026 contracts and onwards. What does this mean for the coffee industry?
The global coffee industry has shifted tremendously in the last 12 months. Looking ahead, we decided to set out five words that we think will define the coffee industry in 2024.
After acquiring Matthew Algie in 2016 and Capitol Foods in 2018, Tchibo is finally officially merging its UK & Ireland operations with the two existing local brands – but will be keeping the Matthew Algie brand.
Last week, De’Longhi S.p.A. acquired a 41% stake in La Marzocco from its parent company, De’Longhi Industrial S.A. This is yet another acquisition which points to growing consolidation in the espresso machine market.
Last week, Chobani acquired La Colombe. With such remarkable synergies between the two brands, is going from yoghurt to coffee that crazy?
Beanless coffee offers an alternative supply chain model for the industry. If developed at scale, it could have significant implications – but it's a little way off that for now.
Extensive research into coffee's health benefits shows wide-ranging positive impacts – a very different story than was being told 20 years ago.
Cold coffee innovation hits the at-home market
David Beckham can drive Nespresso sales where George Clooney can't - by appealing to entirely new consumer demographics and using digital channels
As US supermarket coffee sales fall to below pre-pandemic levels, ecommerce retains a strong grip on the market. Coffee roasters must consider how to approach this new retail landscape.
Starting next year, telecommunications and broadband internet provider BT will begin selling coffee machines under its mobile and retail division, EE. This in a bid to boost growth and relevance.
Following the success of September’s event, Producer & Roaster Forum (PRF) will return next year on 7 & 8 March. The two-day forum will be held in Guatemala – where PRF took place in 2019.
As more specialty coffee roasters enter supermarkets, a completely new marketplace, can they retain the values they were founded on?
The Nespresso X Blue Bottle capsules have been received with surprise; which makes little sense given that both are part of the Nestlé family. But what does it mean for the specialty coffee sector at large?
On 14 September, the 2023 edition of the Coffee Barometer was released, providing an overview of how effectively the industry is responding to key social, environmental, and economic challenges. As a part of this, it evaluates the corporate sustainability strategies of 11 coffee roasters.
On 14 & 15 September, PRF Colombia took place at the Plaza Mayor in Medellín, where the No Filter panel series made its debut.
Through the Belt and Road Initiative, China could gain access to the global coffee sector.