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Jewelry designer inspired by coffee bean shells to showcase pieces in Palm Beach

A child who grew up in Southern California, Renna Brown-Taher spent hours on the beach searching for coffee bean shells. Years later, the New York-based jewelry designer and part-time Palm Beach resident used the small oval shells with a bottom slot to start a successful business. Renna, who has caught the attention of celebrities such […]

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From homecoming scandals to coffee roasting

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Explore the Wonderful World of Coffee Roasting at Home

For the determined and diligent, there are plenty of ways to roast your own coffee at home. Most people start small; roasters can use cast iron skillets or hot air popcorn like the Whirly Pop or Nostalgia Electric popcorn, but keep in mind that using your popcorn may void your warranty. corn for purposes other […]

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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf launches digital advertising campaign to celebrate the beloved Latte

Through social listening efforts, The coffee bean and the tea leaf® found that coffee consumers praised the brand as better, with the competitor’s coffee being considered bitter. This insight led to the Give up the bitter. Choose the best. countryside. Digital ads show the inevitable visceral reaction to drinking a bitter latte that everyone has […]

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Queen Coffee Bean in North Carolina is giving African coffee shops the royal treatmentDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Queen Coffee Bean coffees in bottles and bags. All images are courtesy of Queen Coffee Bean. A caffeinated coronation took place in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with the arrival of Queen Coffee Bean. Founder and roaster Claudia Shivers started selling her roast coffees online last summer after naming the company after her paternal grandmother, Queen Esther […]

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Demetria raises $3 million to automate coffee bean analysis

Demetria, a startup that promises to automate the analysis and grading of coffee beans, sneaked out yesterday and announced that it had raised $3 million in seed funding. The round was led by Celeritas and a group of private investors, including Mercantil Colpatria, the investment arm of Grupo Colpatria. As coffee beans move through the […]