Portfolio |Issue No. 3 | Innovation

Zojirushi Unveils Its First Commercial Use Water Boiler at the SCAA Show Zojirushi’s Commercial Water Boiler & Warmer (CD-LTC50) is the perfect solution for anyone needing a commercial-use hot water dispenser to make tea, hot chocolate, instant soups, instant oatmeal, sauces, or any other beverages or foods requiring hot water without the hassle of installing …

Portfolio | Issue No. 3 | Heritage

Visionary innovation for more than 70 years! BODUM®’s history dates back to 1944, when Peter Bodum launched the company in Copenhagen, Denmark. Renowned for its iconic French Press coffeemaker and signature Scandinavian design aesthetic, BODUM® has grown into a global housewares brand, with distribution in more than 55 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the company continues …

Risk, Responsibility, and Potatoes? A Rwandan Coffee Story

There’s a lot more specialty coffee coming out of Rwanda these days, and there’s a lot to love about Rwandan coffee. 25% of Rwanda’s agricultural exports consist of coffee, and in recent years, the country has made substantial investments in specialty coffee infrastructure. As a result, numerous 90+ coffees are now coming out of the …

Serving Those Who Grow Coffee: A Barista’s Perspective

by Richard Sandlin, Fair Trade USA – Coffee For most of us living in the global North, working in coffee is a choice. Regardless of your association to Specialty Coffee–barista, roaster, importer, etc…–you’ve made the decision to pursue a career in coffee. We can switch companies, and still be in the coffee industry. For coffee …