On the State of Specialty Coffee: 2014 Coffee Hipster Edition

Last weekend Ma Langer and I went to Seattle for the annual SCAA Expo. We go to attend classes and lectures, watch competitions, look at new products, network, etc. I enjoy the people-watching. There are three main groups of coffee industry worker in attendance at the SCAA: suit-wearing corporate types (importers, equipment manufacturers, and the like; this group skews older);  farmers and co-op … [Read more...]