Stories tagged: coffee
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017
Do you believe drinking coffee is keeping you up at night? It’s not – as long as you’re consuming less than four cups per day. That’s according to a new …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016
Starbucks plans to add 12,000 stores around the world, as well as expand its high-end drinks and stores, and build on its mobile offerings – including being able to place …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016
After turning Starbucks Corp. into the world’s largest coffee chain, Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz will hand the reins to a lieutenant who could solidify its role as a technology …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016
Starbucks says CEO Howard Schultz is stepping down from that role at the coffee chain that he joined more than 30 years ago.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016
Starbucks will be unveiling its holiday coffee cups for this year with what look to be snowflakes and reindeer, after last year’s more subdued red cups caused an uproar from …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016
Starbucks reported a 23 percent increase in its fourth-quarter profit Thursday, thanks to rising sales at its coffee shops and benefiting from an extra week in the period.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016
Dunkin’ Donuts, which is better known for its coffee, is revamping its hot tea lineup as it seeks to better compete with rivals like Starbucks.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016
Coffee demand is growing, thanks to increasing consumption by millennials. Millennials, a demographic between ages 19 and 34, are pushing U.S. demand to historic records, according to Bloomberg. Because the …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
Starbucks is pushing ahead with its expansion into mainland China, saying Wednesday it’s on track to have 5,000 stores by 2021, more than doubling the number of its coffee shops …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016
Russell Volz used to hate coffee. Then he began roasting his own beans.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016
Starbucks plans to open a store in West Seattle’s White Center next year as part of the company’s nationwide initiative supporting economic development in low- to medium-income communities.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016
A growing body of evidence suggests that the amount of coffee we consume is determined by our genetic makeup rather than the amount of sleep we got the night before.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016
Starbucks is recalling stainless-steel straws it sold in its stores and online after three reports of children suffering “mouth lacerations” while using them.
Thu., July 21, 2016
BOISE – An Idaho man and his mule who serve coffee to hikers and bikers in remote areas of the popular Boise foothills trails have sidestepped federal regulatory rules by …
Tue., July 12, 2016
SEATTLE – Starbucks has increased prices slightly on brewed coffee, espresso and tea latte beverages at company-run stores in the U.S.
Wed., July 6, 2016
Researchers from Washington State University recently discovered that the amount of caffeine absorbed into the blood between coffee and energy drinks is roughly the same. It also showed relatively no …
Wed., June 29, 2016
I’m an hour into my trek through the historic “Washington Cracker Co.” building, 304 W. Pacific Ave., and it appears my impish tour guide has saved the funhouse part like …
Wed., June 15, 2016
Go on, have another cup. Coffee is now off the list of things that could possibly cause cancer.
Thu., June 2, 2016
Starbucks is teaming up with Anheuser-Busch to unveil a line of ready-to-drink tea in the U.S. next year.
Tue., May 31, 2016
Starbucks is jumping on the nitro cold-brew bandwagon, with plans to introduce nitrogen-infused cold-brew coffee on tap in certain cities across the U.S. this summer.
Sat., April 30, 2016
Scientists have some great news for those who love coffee, tea and wine: Drinking any of these beverages is associated with a healthier and more diverse community of microbes living …
Tue., April 26, 2016
Roast House is dropping its F-Bomb Cold Brew Coffee. In development for a year and available this week, the ready-to-drink coffee beverage comes in 12-ounce bottles. Ingredients are simple: Roast …
Sat., April 16, 2016
Trader Joe’s opens its second Spokane grocery this Friday on North Division.
Wed., March 23, 2016
Starbucks says it will introduce a prepaid card by the end of the year that lets people earn points for its rewards program.
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016
Spokane Valley cafe offers crepes, scones and Thai food lunches.
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016
Worries about the Chinese economy are rocking markets the world over, but Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he’s confident in Beijing’s policymaking – and that his coffee empire is still …
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016
Twice as nice: Sandpoint coffee roasters become first Inland Northwest business to win Good Food Award for the second time.
Thu., May 21, 2015
I’ve been feeling pretty darned groovy about my Spokane pedigree. That is, I was until a recent visit to the latest evolution in Seattle Starbucks coffee shops.
Mon., Dec. 8, 2014
Like millions of Americans, my day starts by plugging in the coffeepot. In my case, it’s an old-fashioned percolator. It clears its throat and brews my coffee while I rub …
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014
The two men facing charges after a pair of coffee stand robberies Tuesday afternoon cased several businesses and used a BB gun to commit the crimes, according to allegations made …