The Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Chicago, United States, opened its doors to the public on 15 November.
Located on North Michigan Avenue and Erie Street on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, the opening of the Reserve Roastery marks Starbucks’ sixth globally and third in the US. The Chicago roastery joins locations in Seattle, Shanghai, Milan, New York and Tokyo. Read more
Milklab has been announced as the café lounge sponsor for the Business Chicks 9 to Thrive Summit in Melbourne.
The one-day career development conference brings together international and local speakers, and provides leadership insights, networking, and highly curated workshop sessions from Facebook, Google and Amazon. Read more
Professor Christopher Hendon wrapped up the 15th instalment of Toby’s Estate’s Knowledge Talk in Sydney on 12 November, where he discussed chemical and physical considerations in the production of coffee.
Christopher currently works at the University of Oregon, which has nicknamed him Dr. Coffee, though his professional relationship with coffee actually began while studying at the University of Bath in the United Kingdom. Read more
In its October 2019 market report, the International Coffee Organization (ICO) projects that world coffee production will decrease in coffee year 2019/20.
Production is estimated at 167.4 million 60-kilogram bags, 0.9 per cent lower than the prior year. Arabia output is expected to decrease by 2.7 per cent to 95.68 million bags, while Robusta production is expected to rise by 1.5 per cent to 71.72 million bags. Read more