Archive for the ‘Coffee Farming’ Category

Starbucks Tests Coffee Ice Cubes

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

If you have ever used Pinterest, the social media platform of choice for crafty gals and wine moms, you probably know the coffee ice cube “hack.” To avoid watering down your iced coffee, freeze some coffee in an ice cube tray, then add it to your drink. Instead of diluting your morning joe, you’ll actually […]

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Starbucks Coffee: Bittersweet Employment

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Coffee-giant Starbucks is generally known for treating its baristas with respect, at least in the form of decent wages and access to limited education assistance. Recently however, they have faced backlash as baristas have come forward with claims that they are overworked and underpaid. Although the company recently put forward an initiative intended to improve […]

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Starbucks Set to Invade Italy

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

It was only a matter of time. Starbucks, long described as the evil empire of coffee, is set to invade Italy sometime in 2017. The Seattle-based multinational company plans to open a Reserve roastery in downtown Milan, its first ever entry into the Italian market. Wait, isn’t Italy already globally recognized for it delicious, deep-roasted […]

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How To Negate The Side Effects of Too Much Coffee

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Studies have shown that coffee has a number of health benefits. However, it is possible to overdo a good thing. The Mayo Clinic has stated that people can safely consume about 400 milligrams of caffeine. This is equivalent to about four cups of coffee. If you consume more that, then you may have trouble sleeping. […]

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Fruitcake Fraps Coming to Starbucks

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Starbucks is known for going over the top with its sugary, seasonally flavored drinks. From the super basic Pumpkin Spice Latte to winter favorites like the Peppermint Mocha and the Eggnog Latte, the coffee chain giant knows how to take flavors everyone enjoys, mixing them with coffee, and turning them into concoctions no one really […]

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Scientists Predict That Half Of Coffee Will Be Gone By 2050

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Scientists predict that there will be a 50 percent reduction in the world’s coffee supply by year 2050. They believe that coffee leaf rust, which is a type of fungus, will be responsible for the reduction in the world’s coffee  supply. Guadeloupe Avendano is a farmer in Mexico. He stated that he is upset about […]

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Coffee Company Donating Half its Money to Charity

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Founding Fathers Coffee has revealed its plan to donate 50 percent of all its profits to two charities, according to this Yahoo Finance article. The rapidly growing coffee chain is available at Amazon, select retail stores and all Military Exchanges. With all of the drinks brewed from Arabica coffee, the single serve business offers these […]

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FNC Members Stress Innovation and Investment In Columbia’s Coffee Growers Conference

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Members of the Columbian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) told growers across the nation to expect leaner times in the future and to use this opportunity to both invest and ramp up coffee production. This advice was given at the 83rd National Coffee Growers Congress in the capital city of Bogotá.   The CEO of FNC, […]

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The Delights of Turkish Coffee

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

As strong as the feelings that run during a debate, yet as fragrant as an exotic garden, Turkish coffee is garnering fans who’ve enjoyed the treat in their homeland or travels or sampled it in cafes, where it’s gaining traction. It is conducive to two great pleasures of life: solo contemplation or company and conversation. […]

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What Happens When an Addict Gives Up Coffee?

Monday, October 31st, 2016

For many people, coffee is the drug of choice. Caffeine may not be as bad for you in the short or long term as heroin or cocaine. It’s not even as bad as alcohol. But it certainly is a legal drug that can make you feel great when you’re feeling gloomy and perked up when […]

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