Archive for December 2016

S&D’s 2016 Highlights

2016 has been a year of events, initiatives and exciting developments for S&D. Before we kick-off 2017, we wanted to revisit some of the highlights from this past year. Hosting the 2016 S&D Culinary Challenge The sixth S&D Culinary Challenge gave Johnson & Wales University (JWU) Charlotte students the opportunity to win cash prizes — […]

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December 16, 2016 Coffee and Tea Market Report

Coffee Market The C market saw a little less volatility this week, but overall remained more influenced by macro movements than anything else. A four-month low found good industry buying interest and last week’s low was only broken slightly. Fund selling that had been the driving force behind the sharp drop the last three weeks […]

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Coffee Megatrend #2: Coffee IS a Culinary Decision

As the largest coffee and tea manufacturer and supplier to restaurants and convenience stores in America, we are in tune with the trends of the away from home market for coffee — which entails 10 billion servings annually and is growing at a 6 percent clip. In this blog series, we will walk through 10 […]

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December 9, 2016 Coffee and Tea Market Report

Coffee Market The C market touched a four month low today as the recent sell off continued. Spec funds continued to be the best sellers as long liquidation continued and new shorts were added. Industry buying continued on a scale down basis and good volumes traded. The price decline has continued further than most expected […]

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Lost in Central America!

by Jill K. Alexander Lost for words, that is… I briefly considered apologizing for the dramatic, perhaps somewhat misleading, title. However, as someone who has worked in communications for a quarter of a century, including five years as an editor, being at a loss for words is both unusual (my husband will attest) and downright […]

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December 2, 2016 Coffee and Tea Market Report

Coffee Market It was a volatile week that saw the “C” market continue what now has been a 30 cent downward slide from the mid 170s. Continued system wide, fund long liquidation has been the main driver of this move. Thursday was the big day that saw a 570 point drop and saw March close […]

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A journey to a career in coffee

Recently hired as a food technologist at S&D Coffee & Tea, Tori Foody’s path to a career in coffee includes internship and study abroad opportunities that provided a unique approach to her education. These events built on each other to increase her knowledge and interest in the coffee industry, and she will continue to capitalize […]

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