Caribou Coffee is sold to German company – USA TODAY

Caribou Coffee, based in Minneapolis, has been sold to a German holding company.(Photo: Sean Gallup, Getty Images) Story Highlights Caribou Coffee is sold to Joh. A. Benckiser Group, a holding company Caribou will keep its headquarters in Minneapolis It will also continue to operate as an independent company MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A German holding company is buying Caribou Coffee (CBOU) … Read More

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 … Read More

Coffee Industry Challenged to Fulfil National Environ Policy –

Moshi — THE coffee industry in the country has a role to play in the fulfillment of a wider national policy requirement of protecting the environment, said the Director General of Tanzania Coffee Board (TCB), Engineer Adolph Kumburu. He explained that the preservation of the environment is an integral part of TCB’s strategy. Eng. Kumburu told the ‘Sunday News’, in … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Drink This, Not That for Holiday Coffee Treats – Fort Bragg, NC Patch –

It’s that time of year again. The past two months I’ve indulged in pumpkin spiced lattes, and now the peppermint and gingerbread varieties help me ring in the holiday cheer when out shopping- and I normally don’t even drink coffee. These holiday inspired coffees were in high demand at Harris Teeter’s Starbucks Coffee location in yesterday morning’s line of customers. … Read More

Coffee Companion (12/14): your daily Ravens fix – Baltimore Sun (blog)

Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material — mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too — to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday. That way he’ll have an excuse to do the same to start his workday, … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More