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Birmingham, Alabama-based Royal Cup Inc. has appointed its chief financial officer (CFO) Chip Wann to the newly created chief operating officer (COO) position, in which Wann will oversee all aspects…

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Royal Cup Coffee brands

Birmingham, Alabama-based full-service coffee company Royal Cup Coffee & Tea has announced a major rebranding effort, consolidating its existing brands into four core brands. While the company will continue developing…

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A local landmark has been given a new lease on life in Auburn, Ala., thanks to a combination of coffee and serendipity. After deteriorating through years of revolving-door occupation as…

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icebox coffee

One of the largest full-service B2B coffee companies in the United States, Birmingham, Ala.-based Royal Cup Coffee and Tea has acquired Birmingham’s RichGood Gourmet, LLC, the manufacturer and distributor of…

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The new Combs' Coffee bar in Corinth, Texas, powered by a 17-panel, 5.7kW rooftop solar array.

Two U.S. coffee companies — one well-established and one up-and-coming — have made major recent investments in solar energy in recent months, harnessing the power of the sun to reduce…

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“I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail,” William Faulkner said in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech in 1950. The great Southern author continued, “He is immortal,…

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The Deep Southern company Octane Coffee is revved up for expansion, adding retail locations, roasting capacity and educational opportunities. In addition to their service counters already established in the Atlanta ‘hoods of…

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A little slice of Brooklyn has found home in the Northwest Alabama city of Florence, when 25-year-old barista and proprietor Reese Shirey opened the Turbo Coffee espresso bar in the backroom at Greasy Hands…

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On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Josh Siegel to discuss prison reform in Alabama, then Ed Krayewski talks about the problems that lead to tragedies like Ferguson and Baltimore.

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wild bean coffee huntsville

Huntsville, Ala., is not traditionally a hotbed for the culinary arts. The small and mostly suburban Rocket City is better known for its military and aviation industries, although the downtown area…

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