Archive for February 2017

February 24, 2017 Coffee and Tea Market Report

Coffee Market The market gave back early week gains and more today as it fell sharply on fairly light volume. Early origin selling spooked smaller spec longs added over the past few sessions into liquidating. There was little support as industry buying seen earlier in the week had thinned. The selling from Origin was attributable […]

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Twice as Nice: Chainey Kuykendall wins back-to-back S&D Culinary Challenges

Once might just be a lucky break, but winning the same competition two years running indicates a real talent. Johnson & Wales Charlotte student chef Chainey Kuykendall was named the grand prize winner of the 2017 S&D Culinary Challenge ― the same honor she took home last year. Although the results were the same, many […]

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February 17, 2017 Coffee and Tea Market Report

Coffee Market The market posted modest plus signs at the end of a fairly quiet, choppy week. Much of the activity was focused on the roll out of the March contract which went into notice period yesterday. A long weekend ahead, with the NY market closed Monday, also kept action thin. Factors for the week […]

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February 10, 2017 Coffee and Tea Market Report

Coffee Market Not a particularly interesting week for the C market. Prices tested a one month low but recovered to close little change week to week. Much of the activity was related to the approaching notice day for March futures and rolling positions forward. Industry buying was seen into the week’s low and again as […]

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Touring S&D with the S&D Culinary Challenge Finalists

The Johnson & Wales Charlotte students selected for the S&D Culinary Challenge finals all made innovative, delicious recipes using S&D extracts or ground coffee. But do they know much about the coffee roasting process and how S&D prepares the perfect product for customers? To give them insight into our roasting process, several finalists — and […]

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Telling the RAÍZ Story at SINTERCAFE

In November 2016, S&D was invited to present our sustainable sourcing platform at SINTERCAFE – International Coffee Week for their 30th anniversary event. SINTERCAFE was founded in 1987 as a non-profit organization to promote Costa Rica’s specialty coffee. SINTERCAFE is a well-recognized coffee industry event that sees worldwide participation from all stakeholders in the supply […]

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February 3, 2017 Coffee and Tea Market Report

Coffee Market The C market fell to a three week low and posted its lowest close in a month on mixed activity. Prices posted a very choppy path day to day as they retraced part of the last few weeks’ gains. Specs and funds were sellers after buying into last week’s high. They seem to […]

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Coffee Megatrend #3: We own the magic demo; millennials LOVE coffee

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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