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May 2016 Blog Posts (19)

Cold coffee is booming in the US.,canned ice coffee is the next big food craze

By: Andrew Galbreath  |   Source:Inquisitr    |    Photo by Fabiano Silva/Getty Images for illy

U.S. consumers are drinking more…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 31, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Passion filters into local coffee brand

by Nce Mkhize                       source:BusinessDailyLive

SIHLE Magubane says nothing makes him happier than watching young people creating jobs for themselves instead of waiting for the government to empower them or provide handouts.

Had he waited for someone to employ him, he would be still sitting at home, jobless and despondent. Instead, he says…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 25, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Kenya: MPs Push for the Halving of Coffee Loan Charges

A silent row is brewing over the government's failure to reduce the cost of loans advanced to coffee farmers.MPs from the coffee growing areas say even though the government had allocated Sh2.1 billion to the industry in the 2016/2017, farmers continued to pay expensive loans.

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 17, 2016 at 9:29am — No Comments

Coffee could be 'drastically affected' by intensive farming by end of century

By:Jess Staufenberg        Source:Independent

Coffee is at risk of running out by the end of the century as a result of intensive farming and…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 10, 2016 at 10:56am — No Comments

Coffee Under Threat.

By:Nanette Byrnes     Source:MIT Technology Review

If temperatures warm at expected rates,…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 9, 2016 at 9:25am — No Comments

Why The British Are Drinking Coffee Instead Of Tea

By:Robert A Ferdman   Source:Hartford Courant

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Almost 30 years ago, The New York Times nodded to a curious trend many older English folks were growing concerned about. One of the most quintessentially British pastimes was losing its luster, largely because it was falling out of favor with younger people who hadn't the time-or really the interest-to prolong…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 6, 2016 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Kenya:Laikipia County gov’t in bid to boost coffee farming.

By:Mathews Mutai                 Source:CitizenDigital

Laikipia County gov't in bid to boost coffee farming

The County Government of Laikipia is set to invest more in coffee farming after a research conducted in the area confirmed that the crop can do well in Laikipia West.

Laikipia County Governor Joshua Irungu on Tuesday distributed over 22,000 coffee seedlings to farmers from…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 5, 2016 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Kenya: Nyeri Coffee Farmers Switch to Macadamia Citing Frustrations

By:Nicholas Komu                         Source:AllAfrica

Some farmers in Nyeri are now switching from growing coffee to macadamia nuts citing frustrations in coffee farming.

The farmers from Mukurwe-ini Sub-County have now opted for macadamia nuts which they say have better returns.

The macadamia business is seemingly more…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 5, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Trouble is brewing in coffee’s birthplace over who gets Ethiopia’s best beans

By:Katherine Dunn                                    Source:The Wall Street Journal

ADDIS ABABA—In the birthplace of coffee, a conflict is brewing over who…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 5, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Once acclaimed as black gold, coffee loses its pricey aroma in Kenya

By Moses Michira                    Source:StandardDigital

Coffee has fallen further down the list of the most important cash crops and was worth just…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 5, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Coffee Farming and Beekeeping in Latin America: A Path to Food Security

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Added by Progreso Network on May 4, 2016 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Black Coffee Daily Can Cut Liver Disease Risk: Experts

Source:NDTV

If you are a coffee lover, here is another reason to go for an extra cup. According to health experts, two-three cups of black, caffeinated coffee without sugar and a little bit or no milk can reduce the risk of liver disease - including liver cancer.



People who consume more than two cups of coffee per day with pre-existing liver disease have…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 4, 2016 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Why Gourmet Coffee Roasters Are Racing to Perfect Canned Drinks

By:Sierra Tishgart                           Source:Grubstreet…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 4, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Millennials Are Very ‘Emotional’ About Buying Coffee

By:Nick Rose    Source:Munchies Vice

It’s not surprising that baby boomer food executives are scrambling to understand Millennial consumer habits. They are a generation that has foregone…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 3, 2016 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Coffee flour: How innovators turned a waste product into a superfood

By:Rebekah Denn   Source:Seattle Times

You know what you want in your coffee, but what do you want your coffee in? For cutting-edge chef…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 3, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Recycled coffee grounds could make roads smoother and greener

By: Alice Klein    Source:New Scientist

Your morning pick-me-up could make your drive smoother. Engineers have turned coffee grounds into building materials for…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 3, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Robusta Coffee in price creep

By:Sam Okwakol     Source:AllAfrica

Kampala — Robusta coffee prices recorded a modest increase of 2.1% to 75.60 US cents, a kilogram in March. This is the first monthly increase since October and the highest level in 2016.

The International Coffee Organisation (ICO) said last week, 'Exports have maintained their high volumes, with total shipments…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 3, 2016 at 11:46am — No Comments

Here's What Brazil's Drought Means for Coffee Lovers Around the World

Article by Marie Doezema   Source: Vice News

Though it has been a difficult couple of years for Brazil's coffee crop, it looks like things are beginning to look up – at least temporarily. Following a ravaging drought, coffee experts predict that this year's crop will be bountiful and beautiful. For…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on May 3, 2016 at 11:29am — No Comments

Grounds for Health Launches New Program in Kenya

Organization celebrates 20 years working in coffee-growing communities

Source: The Specialty Coffee Chronicle

rounds for Health, an international…

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Added by Progreso Network on May 3, 2016 at 10:45am — No Comments

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