Coffee roasting

Bellwether cuts out the coffee roasting middleman

“A lot of people don’t realize how great coffee is,” Bellwether Coffee CEO Nathan Gilliland said at the 2018 Smart Kitchen Summit. Seriously, though: According to him, coffee is the most consumed beverage in the United States. United people drink more cups of coffee than bottles of water, wine and beer combined. Not only do […]

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Low coffee bean prices Brewing problems for farmers

Angela Poló Gámez and her husband Eustolio García, coffee pickers from a small town in Guatemala, recently joined a caravan of migrants heading to the United States. The cause of their displacement: the weakness of the world coffee market. “When the price is right, we have work, but when it’s not, we have no money […]

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Rainshadow Coffee Roasting Company expands to California

SEQUIM — California coffee lovers are in for a treat as Rainshadow Coffee Roasting Company seeks to expand its coffee business south. Rainshadow Coffee owners, Nick Batcheller, and his father, Don Batcheller, plan to bring fresh, quality coffee to both Sequim and now Paso Robles, California. Since 2011, the owners have been roasting their coffee […]

Coffee roasting

Rainshadow Coffee Roasting Company expands south

Californian coffee lovers are in for a treat as Rainshadow Coffee Roasting Company looks to expand its coffee business south. Rainshadow Coffee owners, Nick Batcheller, and his father, Don Batcheller, plan to bring fresh, quality coffee to Sequim and now Paso Robles, California. Since 2011, the owners have been roasting their coffee beans for the […]