New Starbucks line displayed at CUB

Starbucks will offer free samples of a new coffee line 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the CUB lobby. The company will have a display and representatives on hand to talk about the Estima line of fair-trade coffee. Samples will be offered while they last. WSU Dining Services has switched to the Estima line of […]

WSU Dining Services switches to Fair Trade Coffee

Washington State University Dining Services has announced that all dining facilities, espresso bars and markets will now serve Fair Trade Coffee.“As consumers, each time we consciously use our purchasing power, we live the statement ‘think globally, act locally,’” said Gina Murray, marketing coordinator for dining services.Fair Trade Coffee practices significantly raise the standard of living […]

Sensory facility tests coffee, building new client list

Coming soon to a grocery store near you — several new coffee flavors handpicked, or rather, taste-bud-picked by WSU sensory panelists. In the past several weeks, about 55 WSU volunteers took part in a flavored coffee taste-testing panel conducted by researchers from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. The company that hired WSU […]