A pouch that can decaffeinate brewed beverages like coffee and tea has been developed by a chemical engineer from the University of Washington. Decafino’s commercial launch is planned for May of 2020 in the US.
Massachusetts-based Elemental Beverage has perfected its Snapchill technology, the ability to cool drinks from 140ºF to 40ºF in 60 seconds. They have sights set on cafes, restaurants and eventually the at-home brewer.
With consumers increasingly concerned about how their food is produced, interest in biodynamic farming is growing. While growing in popularity for wine production in Europe, Holistic Roasters also sees the potential for biodynamic farming in the coffee...
Volume sales of coffee are expected to grow 0.2% from 2013 to 2021 in Italy, making the country's No. 1 coffee brand (in volume sales), Lavazza, needing to turn to other markets for future growth, according to Euromonitor International.
Raw Bean is launching its biodegradable pyramid coffee bags called ‘bean bags’, aiming to appeal to consumers who don’t want the hassle of using a cafetiere or want to avoid the waste created by capsules.