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Food Republic Coffee Power Rankings

The 10 key figures in the industry right now
Jun 16, 2014 9:00 am

You may have made the switch from hot to iced for the summer, but that doesn’t make you any less serious a coffee freak. So, you’ll want to keep abreast of all the latest tastemakers and trailblazers working in the industry today. Find out what’s brewing (and who’s brewing it), from microroasters of the moment to badass baristas to those who grow the precious cherries that will eventually become your morning cup, in the latest edition of the Food Republic Coffee Power Rankings.

Wake And Brew And Bake: A Morning 'Pot' Of Coffee Takes On An Entirely New Meaning

Marijuana brew is hitting the shelves in Washington
Jun 11, 2014 9:00 am

In terms of effective ways to start off a day and providing a quick boost on a slow morning, coffee is certainly up there on most people’s lists. But what if this product high up on these lists did exactly that – got you high? You heard that right. Marijuana coffee is now a real thing. Read on.

Put A Better Lid On It: One Coffee Company's Solution To Primitive To-Go Tops

Viora Lid promises a superior coffee-fueled commute
May 28, 2014 9:00 am

Grabbing your extra premium coffee on the run could be compromising the flavor. That's because of the lid, which typically isn't designed with anything but spillage-prevention in mind. Now, there may be a better option: Viora Lid is a new recyclable plastic lid for standard-issue to-go cups that's designed to enhance your coffee-drinking experience by making it more comparable to sipping your brew from an actual mug.

Pour Over Is The New Rock: St. Vincent Duets With Intelligentsia Coffee

Annie Clark is the latest rocker turned roaster
May 14, 2014 9:00 am

As a musician, Annie Clark (the artist better known as St. Vincent) has always put forth a unique blend, incorporating various styles from pop to indie rock to jazz. Now, she's coming out with an entirely different type of blend. This one involves not strings, but beans. According to Sprudge, Clark, in partnership with Intelligentsia, is getting into the coffee business with her own signature blend called "Bring Me Your Mugs

Move Over Chemex, There Is A New Slickly Designed Pourover Coffee Maker In Town

Introducing the Manual Coffeemaker No 1
Apr 7, 2014 11:00 am

Chicago-based Craighton Berman Studio designed their Manual Coffeemaker (the MCM) to work like a Chemex, but with the added feature of a dome-like enclosure that the designer suggests will keep your coffee warm. And it can be yours via a cool new Kickstarter campaign.

Good Morning, Here Is Some ‘Coffee’ From Our New Favorite Band Sylvan Esso

You like Feist? You like beats? You like coffee?
Mar 26, 2014 8:30 am

Amelia Meath, of Vermont folk trip Mountain Man, and producer Nick Sanborn (called Made of Oak when playing on stages) formed a side project called Sylvan Esso. Their standout single — “Coffee” — doesn’t really have much to do with Kalita or Aeropress. But who cares, it’s a pretty (and pretty interesting) mashup of styles and what we are listening to this morning.

Airports Are Stepping Up Their Coffee Game

Finally, it's safe flying for coffee geeks
Mar 19, 2014 9:00 am

One of two things are needed to fly and usually a combination of both: caffeine and alcohol. Even the staunchest coffee geek caves at the airport and springs for Starbucks or whatever else is available. But several airports around North America are stepping up their coffee programs to include single origin brews, specially trained baristas and pastries made by local chefs. Read on.

TOMS Shoes Branches Out Into Coffee

Buy a bag of beans, give a week of clean water
Mar 17, 2014 9:00 am

About five or six years ago is when you probably first noticed the shoes. TOMS classic canvas slip ons are functional, practical and cute to boot. And when you learned that for every pair sold the company gives a pair of shoes to a child in need, you went out and bought some. Now, TOMS is applying its One for One model to a new effort: coffee beans for you; water for a community that needs it. Read on.

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