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How to make coffee salt

By: Robin ShreevesSource: Mother Nature NetworkWhen you add coffee to food, you add complexity to the flavor. Coffee complements sweet foods like chocolate cake or brownies, red meat like beef or lamb, and nuts. Coffee can be used as an ingredient in recipes, but a quick way to add the the complex, brightening flavor of coffee to foods is to sprinkle it on some coffee salt. You can buy coffee salt or espresso salt, or you can easily make it yourself for a lot less money. Here's how:DIY Coffee…See More
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Protected: Major Agricultural Lenders Adopt Shared Social and Environmental Principles

February 6, 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENAIROBI, Kenya, February 6, 2017 — Members of the Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF) announced at their regional meeting that they have formally adopted a set of jointly developed…See More
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The world's most expensive coffee beans: Geisha arabica coffee in Panama

Source: Boorwa NewsBy: Rob McFarlandThanks largely to The Bucket List, the movie where Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson tick off a series of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, there's a common misconception that Kopi Luwak – the coffee produced from beans that have passed through a civet – is the most expensive in the world.It isn't. That accolade belongs to Black Ivory, which is made from beans that have passed through an elephant. It sells for an astonishing $US2000 per kilogram.Once you…See More
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Coffee Prices Supported by Reduced Production Expectations

By: Leia TooveySource: Economic CalendarCoffee prices remained supported amid the kick-off of a new week of trading, with upside interest extending from reduced expectations for Brazil’s 2017 coffee crop.According to Conab, Brazil’s 2017 coffee crop should amount to between 43.65 million and 47.51 million 60-kg bags, compared with 51.37 million in 2016. This…See More
Jan 24
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Lower coffee standards to continue

By NANCY COOK LAUER    West Hawaii TodayA compromise among coffee producers statewide is leading to continuation of lower standards that were temporarily put in place in 2014 in the wake of an invasion of coffee berry borers.The rules will be extended temporarily to give the many voices of the coffee industry an opportunity to work toward a consensus, said Janelle Saneishi, spokeswoman for the state Department of Agriculture.“We want the coffee industry to come to us and tell us what they…See More
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On Slopes of Kilimanjaro, Shift In Climate Hits Coffee Harvest

 By: Daniel GrossmanSource: Yale Environment 360Rising temperatures and changing precipitation are taking a toll on coffee farms worldwide, including the plantations around Mount Kilimanjaro. If the world hopes to sustain its two billion cup-a-day habit, scientists say, new climate-resilient species of coffee must be developed.Melkseveck Mushi sat on the porch of his brick…See More
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