Coffee Giant Behind Folgers, Café Bustelo Taps IBM for Track-and-Trace Blockchain

IBM is giving its blockchain track-and-trace capabilities the social-impact treatment with a provenance application focused on coffee.

Business  ·  15 July 2020

IBM Blockchain App Promotes ‘Virtuous Cycle’ for Sustainable Coffee

IBM is launching a new app that uses blockchain to allow consumers interested in sustainability to trace the coffee they buy along the supply chain.

Tech  ·  6 January 2020
Supply Chain

GrainChain’s Smart Contracts Unite Honduras Coffee Business

The agro-focused blockchain platform has brokered deals to track the production and trade of coffee beans across the Honduran supply chain.

Markets  ·  24 September 2019
Supply Chain

Ethiopia Explores Blockchain Role in Tracking Coffee Exports

Ethiopia is exploring the use of blockchain technology to track the supply chain for its largest export, coffee.

Business  ·  4 May 2018

StarbucksCoin? Exec Says Coffee Seller Will ‘Probably’ Use Blockchain

StarbucksCoin? Recent comments from the coffee chain's executive chairman suggest the idea isn't so far-fetched.

Business  ·  27 February 2018

Trade Starbucks Vouchers for Bitcoin on Unofficial Exchange

A new website, Card for Coin, lets users exchange their Starbucks vouchers for bitcoin.

Markets  ·  2 February 2014

Bitcoin: freeing coffee from the middlemen

A bitcoin startup in Bali helps coffee growers remove middlemen from transactions and link more directly to end customers.

Business  ·  9 October 2013

Old Shoreditch Station coffee bar in London’s Silicon Roundabout now accepts bitcoin

The Old Shoreditch Station coffee shop in London is now accepting payment in bitcoins.

Business  ·  19 July 2013

10 companies that use bitcoins

Every day, more businesses add bitcoin as an option for payment. Here are profiles of 10 businesses, online and off, that have adopted bitcoin for payments.

Business  ·  1 May 2013