The Elite Team Testing 600 Cups of Starbucks a Day

May 19 (Bloomberg) –- There's a small lab inside Starbucks headquarters called the "cupping room" where 75 percent of all Starbucks coffee will be tested before hitting stores. A group of seven "coffee-quality specialists" taste up to 600 different coffees a day in a regimented ritual known as "cupping." Bloomberg's Sam Grobart went to Seattle to meet master taster Leslie Wolford and get a look inside the secret lab. (Source: Bloomberg)
Does Apple TV Need a Revamp?
41:19 - Homebrew VC Partner Hunter Walk, Technalysis Founder Bob O’Donnell and IDC Chief Research Officer Crawford Del Prete discuss Apple to unveil a new TV box this fall and the future of Apple’s streaming service. They speak with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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