Bolla Market Brews Up Organic, Fair Trade and Bird Friendly Coffee – NACS Online

​NEW YORK CITY – Bolla Market, the New York area’s chain of high-end convenience stores, announced it has switched to only top-quality organic, Fair Trade and Bird Friendly® specialty coffee for all its coffee offerings. Bolla Gourmet Organic Coffee will be sold at the company’s 21 locations recently reopened post-Hurricane Sandy and located from Brooklyn to Riverhead on Long Island,as …

Baristas Coffee plans to bid for Tully's – Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal

Seattle Times Baristas Coffee, which owns six Seattle-area coffee drive-thrus staffed by “attractive female baristas in entertaining costumes,” said it hopes to buy Tully’s Coffee when the long-struggling chain is sold in a bankruptcy auction scheduled for Jan. 3. Baristas’ announcement didn’t give financial details of its proposal for acquiring Tully’s retail business, which includes 47 company-owned stores in Washington and California. But …

Cordillera coffee eyes int'l market by 2016 – Philippine Star

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – Cordillera mountains’ coffee, considered one of the country’s best, eyes the international market in 2016. Hiked production goals toward regional self-sufficiency, national competitiveness and a significant share of at least 20 percent of the export market in 2016 are expected by the Department of Agriculture for the famous coffee. Cordillera had a total coffee production of …

Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up. – Capitol Ideas Blog – Capitol Ideas with John L. Micek (blog)

Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers.Several departing state lawmakers, including the former top Republican on the Senate Education Committee, are in line for six-figure, taxpayer-funded payoffs as they head into retirement. State Sen. Jeff Piccola, R-Dauphin, who helmed the education panel until his retirement on Nov. 30, will receive an annual pension of $83,846, or more than the $82,206 salary …

Tall scheme falls flat for coffee firm in Vietnam – The Seattle Times

HANOI, Vietnam — Tall cappuccinos are stirring controversy in Vietnam after an Australian coffee company offered free drinks to women who meet a height requirement. State media say the promotion by Gloria Jean’s Coffees International offered a free second drink to women who measure at least 1.65 meters, or about 5 feet 6 inches, and was meant to echo a …