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Federal Judge Puts Starbucks Lawsuit on Ice

FOOD/DRINK | By Brian Melley | Aug 25
A federal judge has thrown cold water on a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages.

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

FOOD/DRINK | Dec 7
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

FOOD/DRINK | May 26
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.

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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