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Coffee Shops Brew Success in North Korean Capital

FOOD/DRINK | By Eric Talmadge | Apr 6
Pyongyang may be one of the few major cities left on Earth where you can't find a Starbucks. But it's brimming over with coffee shops.

Caffeinated Rewards: A Look at Coffee Loyalty Programs

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Mar 31
Some Starbucks customers are vowing to take their money elsewhere after the company said it was overhauling its loyalty program, but finding an alternative may require a little homework.

Coffee Culture: Crowning the Queens of the Beans

FOOD/DRINK | By Jill Gleeson | Dec 9
Looking for a new bean to wake up your morning coffee ritual? Check out the newly launched Rainbow Brew.

Coffee Machine Maker Keurig to be Sold for Almost $14B

Keurig, the maker of single-cup coffee machine maker, said Monday that it has agreed to be sold to private equity firm JAB Holding Co. for almost $14 billion.

Let The Pumpkin Spice Latte Battle Begin

FOOD/DRINK | By Donna Gordon Blankinship | Aug 18
The pumpkin spice latte battle is heating up just in time for fall. Starbucks and Panera are hyping reformulated versions of the popular drinks - which will include real pumpkin - in a fight to win over fans of the beverage in coming weeks.

Artsy Coffee Chain Blue Bottle Brews Long Lines in Tokyo

Japan, famous for green tea, is welcoming artisanal American coffee roaster Blue Bottle with long lines that have at times meant a four-hour wait for a cup.

Battle of the Coffee Pods

FOOD/DRINK | By Ellen Knickmeyer | Mar 19
One measure of how heated the environmental battle has become over coffee giant Keurig Green Mountain's $5 billion-a-year plastic pods is how often the company's opponents use galactic comparisons.

DNA Linked to How Much Coffee You Drink

FOOD/DRINK | By Malcolm Ritter | Oct 7
Scientists have long known that your DNA influences how much java you consume. Now a huge study has identified some genes that may play a role.

Starbucks Tests Stout-Flavored Latte

Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout.

Coffee Crisis Raises Prices for High-End Blends

FOOD/DRINK | By Mary Clare Jalonick | May 19
The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease - and hold down the price of your morning cup.

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