Bonding with co-workers over bad office coffee may soon become another obsolete workplace ritual (like voicemail).
Today, more companies are looking to get into the $2.6 billion office coffee service industry by promising many of the same trends percolating in third-wave cafes — think single origin beans and specialty espresso beverages.
By Tyler Hubbell
This post originally appeared on the Repsly blog
In one form or another, chances are almost everyone you know starts their day with coffee – be it home-brewed, bottled, or purchased hot or iced from a coffee shop. As longstanding as its popularity may be, the coffee industry is in the midst of a rapid change.
As millennials’ fast-paced lifestyle becomes ubiquitous, consumers are preferring to get their caffeine on the go. In turn, retailers are experimenting with novel ways to speed up ordering and get busy shoppers back in their stores.
Here are the five coffee industry trends that will dominate 2017: Continue reading
Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world, after oil – so you can say it’s kind of a big deal. As a result, there’s a lot of interesting research available about who’s drinking what (including our annual National Drinking Trends report).
Here are some facts and stats about America’s favorite beverage: Continue reading
By Kyra Auffermann, NCA
As a Brooklyn-dwelling Millennial, I get a lot of questions from my parents (and Bill Murray) about the latest hipster nonsense – from Pokemon Go* to the definition of “fleek.” My answers often seem to leave them more bewildered than they were before.
Recently, my dad asked me about this “cold brew”thing he’s been hearing about. And while I can’t help him catch Pikachu (or even a stupid Pidgey), cold brew is one trend that’s accessible to everyone.
* [Ed. note: This reference is outdated less than a month after after publication, but I’m keeping it anyway ¯\_(ツ)_/¯]