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KQED’s Forum: SF’s Coffee Innovators

KQED’s Forum: SF’s Coffee Innovators

| January 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Bay Area has been at the forefront of a coffee renaissance in recent years, and local boutique companies like Blue Bottle, Ritual and Four Barrel are now spreading their roasting philosophy — and their coffee beans — across the country. KQED’s Forum talks to some of the entrepreneurs behind the so-called “third-wave” coffee movement.

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Starbucks acquires The Clover: Good news or bad news for the independents?

Starbucks acquires The Clover: Good news or bad news for the independents?

| March 25, 2008 | 1 Comment

In coffee circles, a lot of noise has been made recently about the Clover Brewing System — a coffee machine which reportedly comes close to brewing the perfect cup of coffee. The machine costs $11,000 and achieves cup-by-cup perfection via computer chips, Internet connection, and programming capabilities for every part of the brew process including […]

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