Month: January 2018

The Seven Cardinal Sins of Coffee Sustainability

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2EsNK52 I am an eternal optimist. You have to be in this line of work — protecting the future of coffee is tireless work, and it can feel like once we’ve…

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Olympia Coffee Roasting Opens Its First Seattle Shop

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2DTGe63 In December of 2016, Olympia Coffee Roasting Owner Oliver Stormshak made clear the company’s intention to head up I-5 into Seattle, a goal that has been realized with Olympia’s new coffee shop on California Ave….

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Three New Immersion Press Pots Conquering Coffee Kickstarter This Month

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2ntTtzy The new year has started off with a plunge into a deepening market for full-immersion coffee press pots. No fewer than three new devices emerged in the first month of…

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The Chronicles of Jordy Continued

Jordy Smith, SA’s surfing love child is at it again, is there any place in the country that this man will not shred? Back in the water and continuing his pre-season preparations Jordy has been collecting barrel after barrel all over the country, one thing is for sure we diffidently not complaining when he pulls […]

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Zag vs Plastic

Surfing is defined by our relationship to the ocean. Which makes us all custodians of that thing that brings us so much joy. Zag is firmly aboard the sustainability train. But we could do better. Our mags are printed through an FSC certified printer, ensuring our paper is green and harvested promoting environmentally appropriate, socially […]

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KonaRed Partners with Coca-Cola-Backed Beverage Incubator L.A. Libations

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2nvhvu2 Coca-Cola-backed brand-incubation company L.A. Libations has taken a big step into the cold brew space, engaging in a strategic partnership with Southern California-based KonaRed Corporation. KonaRed products — including bagged, roasted coffees and RTD…

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Roasting Plant Franchise Owner Sues Parent Company, Alleges Fraud

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2npcWSF The owner of two Detroit-area franchise locations of the roastery cafe Roasting Plant is suing the parent company, seeking $9.5 million to recoup investments plus damages and alleging fraud based…

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Better Buzz a Bigger Biz With Huge New Roastery Cafe in San Diego

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2E1qWvq San Diego coffee roasting and retail company Better Buzz Coffee came into the new year on a high, opening its most ambitious and creative shop to date: a 7,500 bi-level roastery cafe in Hillcrest….

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Striped Horse Challenge Awards Evening

And that’s a wrap on the 2017 edition of The Striped Horse Challenge, what a wild ride it was for most of us and especially Derek Horlock who took home the bacon. Also jumping on the prizes was Josh Redman who bagged the biggest beating award, I’m sure his R5000 and case of Striped Horse […]

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Tubular Tuesday – Durban Bound

For some it’s old news, an event already relegated to the past tense. For others, getting a grip on reality after getting so much salt smashed up their sinus and having barrels almost cook their face off, that Durban swell that dropped still remains in the foreground of their consciousness. With photo after photo and […]

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Understanding GMOs: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Coffee

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2DJXJSm Coffea arabica is a fastidious shrub. With the exacting terroir, heritage and willing producer to invest the time and energy into cultivating this delicate commodity, it will produce generous rewards….

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JAB-Owned Keurig Merging with Dr Pepper Snapple Group

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2nm7ksl With a goal to “reach virtually every consumer everywhere,” United States beverage giants Keurig and Dr Pepper Snapple Group are merging to create Keurig Dr Pepper. The companies combined tallied…

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Little Goat Coffee Roasting is a Big Step Forward in Newark, Delaware

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2Gsn7xH In the small city of Newark, Delaware, the dominant style of coffee available to consumers is not exactly of the sort an aficionado might enjoy an hour’s drive away in Philly  or…

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Tuffy Clean Your Beach #51

Looking casual whilst snapping the action shot, wonder what motivational track Tiago has cooking on no doubt a pumping cleanup playlist. Tiago, doing more than a lot of lazy bone late sleepers over the weekend. Good work my bru, maybe the Tuffy bag would help you juggle all that trash. Thanks for your entry into […]

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Tuffy Clean Your Beach #50

This is Balian Beach in Bali, Peter wishes he could have said the surf was cooking, but like so many cases before, the swell just never showed. Eish, sorry dude. After carting his Tuffy bags around Bali, waiting for the opportune moment, Peter eventually stumbled upon a stretch of sand that need help. So being a […]

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Aiden Masencamp, Runner-up Down Under

More great news for South African surfing, this time coming from Aiden Masencamp, the 18-year-old wonder kid. This past weekend the Strand local was the on fire, unfortunately, in the final, he lost out to Nick Squiers a surfer who is almost 20 years his senior. Great to see saffas making a name for themselves and our […]

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Risky Ripples EP. 3

Bromdog’s at it again, Risky Ripples Ep 3  has just been released for our viewing pleasure and it’s rad. Take a trip to Ireland, the land of a thousand welcomes, and join Matt as he charges out at Mully. Don’t have time right now to watch the full episode, it’s all good just have a […]

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Stripped Horse Challenge 2017 Winner – Dereck Horlock

The Striped Horse Challenge presented by Zigzag in association with Hurricane Surf has officially come to a close with the awards dinner taking place last night which saw Josh Redman take how the prize for the biggest beating and Derek Horlock take home the title as The Striped Horse Challenge 2017 winner. From everyone involved, we […]

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Form & Function Opens In Downtown Boise Serving Bellwether-Roasted Coffee

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2DE8QA4 As the emerging specialty coffee scene in the urban hideaway of Boise, Idaho, continues to develop, one new company that opened downtown last month, Form & Function, comes with true technological innovation…

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Strategies for an Inexpensive Wet Mill Makeover

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2ne8sxq Makeover: The desire to fix flaws, to transform, to improve, to become the “2.0.” It is a sexy concept, one that feeds tons of industries, catering to our most basic desires for…

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