Boutique coffee shops jolt chains
By KRYSTA FAURIA Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The coffee obsession has reached a new peak: You can now know the altitude at which the beans used for your morning cup of java were grown.
Spurred by the popularity of boutique coffee purveyors, Starbucks and other chains are taking steps to appeal to the growing ranks of coffee aficionados. They are experimenting with different roasting and brewing techniques, while providing more information about the origins of their customers’ favorite brew. read more – http://cbsn.ws/1UqaRBv