Peet's, Blue Bottle Among Coffee Roasters Benefiting From Demand for Premium BeansSince COVID-19, the temporary closure of coffee shops has forced high-end coffees into the direct-to-consumer market, translating into a relative boom for some smaller-scale roasters such as Berkeley-based Peet's and Oakland's Blue Bottle.
Owner Of Peet's Coffee Presses Ahead With $2 Billion IPOJDE Peet's, the owner of Bay Area-based Peet's Coffee, is pressing ahead with plans to raise as much as $2.2 billion in what could be Europe's biggest IPO this year.
SF Man Perks Up North Beach Neighbors With Free, Fresh CoffeeFrom his kitchen window, quarantined San Francisco designer Ben Ramirez dispenses free coffee with a smile to people in his North Beach neighborhood.
Berkeley Coffee Shops Offer Reusable Stainless Steel Cups In Pilot ProgramCoffee shops in the city of Berkeley are taking part in a pilot program offering customers reusable stainless steel cups.
San Francisco's Klatch Coffee Selling $75 Cup Of CoffeeA single cup of coffee has sold for $75 at Klatch Coffee’s new San Francisco location, which hosted a tasting over the weekend.
Bikini Clad Baristas At Southbay Coffee Shop Too Hot For Some Customers' TastesA controversial cup of Joe is brewing in one South Bay neighborhood because the coffee isn't the only thing that's hot.
Starbucks Announces New Backup Childcare BenefitsStarbucks is sweetening the pot for employees with a new family care benefit.
IBM Wants To Make Coffee-Delivering Drones That Monitor You At WorkIBM has filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for their idea of a camera-equipped drone that hovers over you, watching your pupil dilation and facial expressions to judge if you need more coffee.
Starbucks, Citing Environment, To Stop Offering Plastic Straws By 2020The company will become the largest food and beverage company operating globally to ban plastic straws from all of its stores.
California Moves to Clear Coffee of Cancer-Risk StigmaCalifornia officials bucked a recent court ruling Friday and offered reassurance to concerned coffee drinkers that their fix won't give them cancer.
Starbucks Raises Brewed Coffee Price in U.S. StoresStarbucks said Thursday it has raised the price of a regular drip coffee by 10 cents to 20 cents in most U.S. stores.
65,000 Coffee Bean Cans Recalled, Lids Can 'Detach Suddenly'Coffee producer Illy has recalled 65,000 cans of their whole coffee beans after finding that the lids could burst off and injure customers.
Coffee Needs Cancer Warnings In California, Judge Rules A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry a cancer warning label.
Starbucks Offers $10 Million For Ideas On A Better CupAfter years of trying to engineer a more environmentally friendly coffee cup, Starbucks is turning to you for ideas. And it's willing to pay.
California Coffee Shops Must Post Warning Signs About Cancer-Causing Ingredient