Collected Coffee

A new subscription service bringing hard-to-find internationally roasted beans home

Craft Coffee promises grocery store prices; Blue Bottle at Home (which actually acquired fave subscription service Tonx in 2014) can deliver freshly roasted beans to your door within 48 hours; Angel’s Cup adds an educational factor by encouraging blind tastings. There is a boatload of coffee subscription services out there, and a new one has just entered the playing field. Manhattan-based Collected Coffee, founded by …

A New Coffee That Contains the Health Benefits of Broccoli

If people ate broccoli as routinely as they drank coffee, the entire population’s health would vastly improve—and that’s kind of what the creators behind Barassica Coffee are planning. The fledgling coffee company is the collaborative product between Brassica Protection Products and Baltimore Coffee and Tea Co, who have found a way to incorporate glucoraphanin—a cancer-preventing molecule found in broccoli—into coffee. “It’s a nice easy way …

Brooklyn’s Luft Coffee

The new local roasters serving up small batches at an internet radio station

About five years ago, Blair Smith’s twice-a-day coffee pitstop at NYC’s Kaffe 1668 led to him striking up a friendship with barista Justin Rodriguez behind the counter. Smith then met mobile developer Aaron Sutula in a coffee seminar held by an espresso machine company. “I took a day off of work to go,” remembers Sutula. “And Blair was the only other person who also took …