Massimo Zanetti buys Kauai Coffee

Massimo Zanetti buys Kauai Coffee

Massimo Zanetti, the Italian-based mega coffee roasting company best known in the USA for brands including Chock Full ‘O Nuts, Hills Brothers, Chase and Sanborn, MJB and Segafredo Zanetti today announced the acquisition of the Kauai Coffee Company from Alexander...
Nespresso featured in Time Magazine

Nespresso featured in Time Magazine

Nespresso is Western Europe’s dominant single serve coffee system and also the most reliable decent cup of coffee available in some emerging specialty coffee markets. I had the pleasure of commenting on Nestle’s fastest growing brand for Time Magazine,...
What is your coffee business?

What is your coffee business?

It’s been over 5 years since I began jotting down my thoughts, tips, press releases and frustrations with the coffee industry to this blog and I have always wondered “who is reading this stuff?” So, I thought, why not ask: who are you? In two...
Portland’s Green Coffee Bean Scene

Portland’s Green Coffee Bean Scene

Portland’s green coffee bean scene was featured in Oregon Business magazine, one of the most vibrant in the country. My comments, below: Andrew Hetzel, a coffee consultant based in Kona, Hawaii, says the added cost of shipping to Portland is offset by the low...