Coffee Travel: 2008 Year in Review

Coffee Travel: 2008 Year in Review

While recreating a complete log of my 2006 travel schedule for my friends and yours at the Internal Revenue Service, I thought to myself, “hey, this would be kind of fun, if not for the looming deadline and possible monetary penalties if I make a mistake.”...
Kona Joe Launches Obama-inspired Coffee Blend

Kona Joe Launches Obama-inspired Coffee Blend

The Pacific Business News reported today that Kona Joe Coffee has launched a blend of coffee inspired by local boy done good, President-elect Barack Obama. “The presidential blend honors Hawaii and Kenya, two of the great coffee-growing regions in the...
And in This Corner, the Price-Fighter

And in This Corner, the Price-Fighter

Josh Hyatt of CFO Magazine writes about the concept of “fighter brands,” or low priced alternative brands designed to capture market share during weak economic times… like now, for example. Although not strictly about coffee, the article includes a...
Bad Coffee Shops Struggle to Survive

Bad Coffee Shops Struggle to Survive

The Arizona Republic is the latest paper to chronicle the plight of America’s crappiest coffee shops, as they struggle to survive when money is no longer falling out of consumers’ wallets into their tills. For many consumers, that $4 cup of coffee is the...

Coffee roaster recognized for its way with beans

The Topeka Capital Journal shows some love for PT’s Coffee in this morning’s edition, rightfully boasting that America’s Roaster of the Year is based in none other than their own hometown. Congratulations again go out to Jeff, Fred and the whole...