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LOOK: Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s limited-edition matcha drinks

Sep 11, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Are you still into the matcha craze?

LOOK: The Starbucks anniversary tumblers are mermaid goals

Sep 11, 2018 - 9:43 AM

The merchandise will be available beginning September 11

Images of products courtesy of Starbucks

Plakafé: Baguio's gem hiding in plain sight

Sep 09, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Local artist Oliver Olivete has transformed this coffee shop into a visual feast

LOOK: Flat Whites, a Caramel Cinnamon Cookie Latte coming to Starbucks Philippines

Sep 06, 2018 - 11:06 AM

A new core drink and new limited edition drinks both for all Starbucks branches and Starbucks Reserve – details and prices here!

Coca-Cola buys coffee chain Costa for £3.9B

Aug 31, 2018 - 4:04 PM

'Hot beverages is one of the few remaining segments of the total beverage landscape where Coca-Cola does not have a global brand,' says Coca-Cola chief executive James Quincey

LOOK: 'Just Dessert' drinks from Seattle's Best Philippines

Aug 12, 2018 - 5:26 PM

Sometimes dessert comes in a cup

House Minority leader, Starbucks and Alibaba, Apple hits $1 trillion | Midday wRap

Aug 03, 2018 - 2:02 PM

Watch Rappler’s midday newscast with Ralf Rivas

Starbucks and Alibaba join forces as China coffee war brews

Aug 02, 2018 - 5:59 PM

Starbucks products ordered by mobile apps will be brought to customers by Ele.me, Alibaba's food-delivery unit

THE STARBUCKS-ALIBABA TEAM-UP. A customer walks out of a Starbucks coffee shop in Beijing on August 2, 2018.   Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP

Research Check: Does drinking coffee help you live longer?

Jul 21, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Like many previous studies, the JAMA Internal Medicine paper found people who drank coffee had a lower risk of dying of any cause – and specifically, of dying from heart disease and cancer – over the course of the study

GOOD NEWS. The study contains some good news for people who drink a lot of coffee. StudioByTheSea/Shutterstock

Starbucks to phase out plastic straws by 2020

Jul 10, 2018 - 7:40 AM

The plastic straws will be replaced by recyclable lids that have a small raised opening allowing consumers to sip their drink

Nestle pays $7.15 billion to sell Starbucks products

May 07, 2018 - 3:20 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Starbucks president and CEO Kevin Johnson says the deal, which still needs approval from regulators, will create a 'global coffee alliance'

Bite the dust at Bangkok's 'death awareness' cafe

Apr 11, 2018 - 3:09 PM

The centerpiece of the Kid Mai Death Cafe experience is a decorated white coffin where customers are encouraged to lay down for a few minutes to contemplate their final moments – and secure a discount on a drink

'DEATH CAFE.' This photo taken on March 30, 2018, shows a Thai teenager climbing out of a traditional coffin at the Kid Mai Death Awareness Cafe, an exhibition space built to educate the public about death and Buddhism, in Bangkok. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Ilagan’s clutch rally completes Che’Lu comeback vs Gamboa to qualify for semis

Apr 10, 2018 - 5:31 PM

This eliminates Gamboa-St. Clare Coffee Lovers from the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup playoff

LAST GASP. The last run of Che'Lu was capped off by RK Ilagan's back-to-back long bombs and a putback lay-in. Photo by PBA Images

LOOK: It's a matcha and mocha summer 2018 for Starbucks Philippines

Apr 07, 2018 - 1:37 PM

Here's a list of all the new drinks and food items Starbucks has to offer for the summer months

NEW DRINKS. The Tea-ramisu and the Midnight Mocha. All photos by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Philippine coffee industry is hot and brewing

Mar 31, 2018 - 9:00 AM

While there is more work ahead for the coffee industry, there is palpable confidence among coffee stakeholders in the country.

A TOAST TO PHILIPPINE COFFEE. Philippines' coffee hot brewing industry. Photo by Wing Luna  A TOAST TO PHILIPPINE COFFEE. Philippines' coffee hot brewing industry. Photo by Wing Luna

Get a kick out of these local coffees and pastries

Mar 27, 2018 - 2:06 PM

Café Comunidad coffee by Seattle's Best pairs locally-sourced beans with local pastries

Marinerong Pilipino drowns Gamboa, CEU denies Wangs-Letran in D-League

Mar 20, 2018 - 6:09 PM

Marinerong Pilipino clinches a playoff spot while CEU fortifies its grasp of the top spot in the PBA D-League

SMOOTH SAILING. Marinerong Pilipino improves to 7-2 and secures a playoff spot in the PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup. Photo by PBA Images

Gamboa downs Ebondo-less CEU; Adamson drubs Letran in D-League playoff previews

Mar 15, 2018 - 5:04 PM

Mohammad Pare capitalizes on the absence of Rod Ebondo who encountered a lower back injury

TOP TEAMS. Mohammad Pare leads the Gamboa-St. Clare Coffee Lovers over the CEU Scorpions as they banner the top tier double-header matchup. Photo by PBA Images

IN PHOTOS: A first look inside the Star Magic coffee table book

Mar 08, 2018 - 2:03 PM

The coffee table contains the stars the agency has mentored in the last 25 years

#PugadBaboy: Bitter

Feb 23, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Goodbye ex-boyfriend, hello online dating

Feb 14, 2018 - 5:25 PM

Believe that for every loss, there is someone new to be found

AMA denies EAC comeback for 1st win; Gamboa-St Clare bombs JRU

Feb 12, 2018 - 7:18 PM

AMA Online Education finally barges into the win column in the PBA D-League

TREY. Robbie Manalang of AMA Online Education Titans takes a 3-point shot from the wings during their PBA D-League match against Batangas - EAC Generals at JCSGO Gym, Cubao Quezon City on Monday, February 12, 2018. Photo from PBA Images

Trevis Jackson drops 30 in Gamboa Coffee’s rout of Batangas

Jan 29, 2018 - 5:34 PM

Like many who came ahead of him, Jackson returns to his motherland dreaming of playing in the PBA

SOARS. PBA D-Leaguer Batangas EAC Generals (dark) vs Gamboa Coffee Mix-St. Clare (light). Photo by PBA

At the new Starbucks Reserve bar, coffee and heritage blend together

Jan 29, 2018 - 3:29 PM

Take a look (and a sip) at the special 20th anniversary Starbucks Reserve bar in Rockwell

STARBUCKS RESERVE BAR. The store's opening coincides with the coffee brand's 20th anniversary in the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Starbucks

#PugadBaboy: Like Coffee

Jan 24, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Go For Gold turns back Gamboa Coffee to win season opener

Jan 22, 2018 - 6:15 PM

Go For Gold gets a scare before kicking off the PBA D-League season with a victory

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Jerwin Gaco records a double-double of 10 points and 13 rebounds. Photo by PBA Images

Cavite State University holds 1st Nat'l Coffee Education Congress

Oct 31, 2017 - 5:19 PM

This is a press release from the Cavite State University - National Coffee Research, Development and Extension Center. The event is open to the public.

Batangas aims to be great again in coffee production

Oct 29, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Through the Kapeng Barako Revival Project, an advocacy group is hoping to bring back the glory of Barako coffee

CEREMONIAL PLANTING. Governor Hermilando Mandanas led the coffee ceremonial planting in the launch of the Kapeng Barako Revival Project. Photo courtesy of Tina Ganzon-Ozaeta

Here are the best places to get these 7 coffee drinks

Oct 01, 2017 - 5:15 PM

However you like your coffee, there's a place out there for you

#PugadBaboy: To Trust and Surveil

Sep 22, 2017 - 11:00 AM

WATCH: Keeping the organic coffee farming tradition in Sagada alive

Sep 13, 2017 - 2:49 PM

The Coffee Heritage Project is a simple movement that promotes a fruitful collaboration amongst partner farmers scientists soil specialists etymologists and any person who has the heart for uplifting the value of Philippine coffee

ORGANIC COFFEE. Organic arabica coffee cherries. Photo by Marti Bartolome
COFFEE FARMERS. Rich Watanabe with Sagada partner farmers. Photo by Marti Bartolome

PLANTING. Coffee Heritage Project planting, June 2017. Photo by Marti Bartolome
PROCESSING. Coffee grinding at the Coffee Heritage House. Photo by Marti Bartolome

Do good, feel good at The Giving Cafe in Mandaluyong

Sep 07, 2017 - 6:21 PM

At the Giving Cafe, it's all about good coffee, good food, good vibes, and good intentions

THE GIVING CAFE. The cafe's bright interiors only amplifies the feel-good factor you get from helping a social enterprise. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The growing community of specialty coffee

Jul 27, 2017 - 10:46 AM

What sets Yardstick Coffee and other purveyors of specialty coffee apart?

Sagada coffee wins international award in Paris

Jul 15, 2017 - 9:00 AM

UPDATED Bana’s Café received the Medaille Gourmet in the International Contest of Coffees Roasted in their Countries of Origin organized by the Agency for the Valorization of Agricultural Products

AWARD-WINNING COFFEE. Green coffee beans at Bana's coffee in Sagada. Photo courtesy of SGD Coffee

Develop your personal style

Jul 14, 2017 - 12:26 PM

Fashion stylist Donna Cuna Pita headlines Writer s Block Philippines latest workshop on Saturday July 15 at The Coffee Bean Tea Leaf Net Lima Building

Kopi Indonesia menembus Eropa lewat Hongaria

Jul 04, 2017 - 9:46 AM

Di ajang World of Coffee 2017 Indonesia menurunkan barista andalan untuk promosi kopi Indonesia Siapa saja mereka?

'WORLD OF COFFEE 2017'. Salah satu perwakilan Indonesia yang berlaga di ajang 'World Brewers Cup' sebagai bagian dari 'World of Coffee 2017' di Budapest, Hongaria adalah Harison Chandra dari Ottoman’s Coffee Brewers. Foto dari akun Instagram @harisonhars

Bo’s Coffee bucks foreign dominance

Jun 30, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Building one’s own brand in competition with giants is a different order of skill and success

Steve Benitez

What's The Big Idea? Bo's Coffee competes with global players

Jun 29, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Coco Alcuaz talks to Bo's Coffee founder Steve Benitez about homegrown brew and becoming a platform for social enterprises

U.S. teen dies of caffeine overdose

May 17, 2017 - 9:40 AM

Before Davis Allen Cripe collapsed he drank a cafe latte a large Diet Mountain Dew and an energy drink say authorities

LOOK: Starbucks unveils new drinks for summer 2017

Apr 08, 2017 - 11:09 AM

Ice cold frapuccinos topped with pretzels popcorn and marshmallows – here s what s in store for Starbucks customers this summer 2017

Lukisan perjuangan perempuan dalam upaya hentikan kutukan konflik lingkungan

Mar 14, 2017 - 9:58 AM

Seniman dan aktivis Dewi Candraningrum memamerkan karyanya melukis kaum perempuan Desa Surokonto Wetan sebagai simbol perjuangan dalam konflik pertanahan

Pengunjung berfoto dengan latar lukisan aktivis Salim Kancil karya Dewi Candraningrum di Uwong Coffee Yogyakarta pada 13 Maret 2014. Foto oleh Dyah Ayu Pitaloka/Rappler

Will you join the tea movement?

Mar 10, 2017 - 8:23 PM

Internationally renowned tea blender David De Candia tells you why you should

The Spark Project to offer new crowdfunding methods in March 2017

Feb 25, 2017 - 4:38 PM

Starting March the Spark Project is set to offer donations based and investment type crowdfunding methods

CROWDFUNDING. The Spark Project Team, headed by CEO and Founder Patch Dulay (leftmost), is ready for its ‘best year yet’, 2017. Photo by Angela Casco/ Rappler

First Tim Hortons in PH: Photos, price points, what to expect

Feb 24, 2017 - 9:33 PM

Timbits Iced Capps and more Here s a look at the first Southeast Asian branch of the Canadian cafe

Kenneth Cobonpue, Steve Benitez grow the pie for entrepreneurs

Feb 05, 2017 - 10:25 PM

The celebrated furniture designer and the founder of Bo s Coffee are scaling up with the help of non profit group Endeavor and boosting creatives farmers and small business owners in the process

Long live coffee

Feb 02, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Guiel Albiola belongs to a new generation of coffee traders and farmers who are fighting to keep the industry alive

FOR THE NEW GENERATION. The coffee industry can become great again if younger entrepreneurs such as Guiel and Niño maximize its potential

Meet Mr. Good Morning

Dec 26, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Is coffee an important part of your morning? Then you have to thank coffee farmers like Felix Angcao

DAY BY DAY. Surprise visitor Daniel Padilla interacted with coffee farmers, including Mang Felix, who showed him the process of coffee farming.

Benguet Arabica coffee listed among 'endangered' food products

Dec 23, 2016 - 11:57 AM

The coffee variety is listed in Slow Food’s Ark of Taste a program that raises awareness about endangered food products and then urges people to protect them

Photo from Philippine Coffee Board

Jollibee Foods subsidiary to go public in Vietnam by 2019

Nov 21, 2016 - 3:23 PM

Superfoods Group which owns Highlands Coffee and is a franchisee of Hard Rock Cafe is one of the fastest growing joint venture businesses of Jollibee

VIETNAM IPO. Superfoods has an annual sales of $55 million, making it one of the fastest-growing joint venture businesses of Jollibee

5 situations where cold coffee would come in handy

Nov 13, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Power through the day with Kopiko 78 a recharging and refreshing caffeinated drink