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
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By: Lydia Chain
When you pour a cup of hot coffee, there’s a surprising amount of chemistry and physics brewing in your mug.
That rich coffee aroma rises from the steam because roasting coffee beans converts bitter chlorogenic acid into a diverse set of compounds. Some smells you’d expect-fruity, spicy, earthy, vanilla-but there are a few surprises (cabbage??). And adding a splash of milk or sprinkle of sugar sets off a chain of…Continue
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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 coffee industry an opportunity to work…Continue
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By: Daniel Grossman
Source: Yale Environment 360
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By: Alexandra Tuinsdra
“If we don’t have coffee… well, we just have to look for another alternative.” In just a few words, CAPUCAS agronomist Noe Portillo perfectly sums up the practical and bold leadership that’s needed in coffee today.
For decades, the coffee industry provided jobs to hundreds of thousands…Continue
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By: Bruce Goldman
Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have unearthed a connection between advancing age, systemic inflammation, cardiovascular disease and coffee consumption.
Extensive analysis of blood samples, survey data and medical and family histories…Continue
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By: Gina Smith
Source:A New Domain
Coffee is one of the time-tested, fool-proof ways to wake up in the morning. It’s also delicious. But knowing how to craft your own perfect cup of coffee can be complicated — not rocket science or anything, just a matter of timing, ingredients and dedication. The infographic below has 38 tasty ways to brew your cup of joe, so get ready for a caffeine buzz. I mean, you have to try them all, right?…Continue
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The late onset of Kenya’s second rainy season delayed coffee-bush flowering and the subsequent drought will hurt the size and quality of the nation’s Arabica crop, a government agency warned.
The nation that’s the world’s largest exporter of black tea has already said it may miss a…Continue
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Serious labour rights violations have taken place at Brazilian farms linked to some of the largest international coffee certification systems, including Rainforest Alliance and UTZ, according to an investigation by…Continue
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Dubai: A cappuccino from one of Dubai’s countless cafes costs more on average than in nearly all of the world’s most expensive cities.
User-compiled data last year on price comparison site Numbeo, showed that a cappuccino bought in Dubai cost an average of Dh16.46. Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, ranked as the city with the world’s…Continue
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