By:Madelaine VanDerHeyden, KING
The final rounds of the championship were held on Sunday, where baristas and brewers participated in individual performances to showcase their abilities and coffee creations. A third competition, the Cup Tasting Championship, tested the sensory skills of three…Continue
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Author: Arian Beeston
If you love coffee but don't love what it does to your teeth, then oh boy, do we have some good news for you.
Introducing Clear Coffee (CLF CFF), billed as the world's first colourless coffee - and music to your dentist's ears.
According to its founders, Slovakian brothers David and Adam Nagy, Clear Coffee is made from "high quality Arabica coffee beans and pure water".
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By: Simon Wang
Enjoy your morning coffee today - it might be harder to get if warm temperatures keep going.
New research from Oregon State University (OSU) shows even short heatwaves mean Coffea Arabica plants - the most common coffee plant - render them unable to…
Added by Kioko Kasyoka on April 3, 2017 at 10:59am — No Comments
By: Shelly Seid
he aptly named Black Insomnia coffee company has produced a roast that contains the maximum recommended daily caffeine allowance in one small hit.
Independent laboratory tests found Black Insomnia - with 17524mg of caffeine per kilogram - is 33% stronger than its closest rival, Deathwish Coffee, in the US . And it seems that everyone wants that extra boost of energy.
Established only 10 months ago, the company has gone global and…Continue
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B: Willie Mcgee
Source: Black Gold Foundation
Selling coffee is vital to the livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers in Africa. Growing coffee as a cash crop on small pieces of land in the Horn of Africa is not easy. The growing conditions for coffee farmers in East Africa have become more unpredictable in the last ten years. Erratic and often adverse…Continue
Added by Kioko Kasyoka on March 22, 2017 at 8:43am — No Comments
Kenya plans to double its coffee exports to the United States in order to tap into the lucrative North American market, officials said on Wednesday.coffee
Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) Kenya Interim Head of Coffee Directorate Grenville Melli told a coffee forum in…Continue
Added by Kioko Kasyoka on March 14, 2017 at 9:05am — No Comments
From the sparsely populated mountains of Honduras to an island on Congo's Lake Kivu, women - many of them victims of domestic violence - have united to provide for their families by growing coffee.
Now some collectives are getting help from an…Continue
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Source: The Nation
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By: Sarah Butler
Source: The Guardian
Sales of Fairtrade goods have risen for the first time since 2013 as the increasing popularity of bananas and coffee sold under the ethical label offset falling sales of cocoa and sugar.
Revenues from produce…Continue
Added by Kioko Kasyoka on February 28, 2017 at 9:46am — No Comments
Classes are starting in April in Westlands, Nairobi! Check out our website to learn…
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By: Robin Shreeves
Source: Mother Nature Network
When 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.…Continue
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Good News!!! our World Class Lab is Almost ready. Stay tuned.
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A 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…Continue
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There was a time when the business pages of the newspapers would be dominated by news about coffee. And, as young impressionable business reporters just out of university, we would spend a lot of time in the corridors of both the Coffee Board of Kenya and the Kenya Planters Co-operative Union (KPCU), digging up…
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By: Nick Brown
In an attempt to recognize and promote the coffee growing and production work done by so many millions of women throughout the world, Minneapolis-based green coffee importer Cafe Imports has formalized a Women Coffee Producers program.
The company has of…Continue
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Source: Boorwa News
By: Rob McFarland…Continue
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