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The Extraction May or May Not Run For President

“BLUE HARVEST El Salvador – CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES” by Maren Barbee is Licensed under CC by 2.0. Farmers in El Salvador are increasingly turning to specialty coffee, Reuters reported this week, despite the memory of the 2012 leaf rust outbreak and the persistent risk that the disease could come back around: Last year, specialty coffee made up about 65 percent of its exports, a figure expected to rise to 80 percent by 2025, according to Salvadoran Coffee Council data. The strategy comes [...]


The Extraction May Come with a Cancer Warning in California

The Central Perk set from Friends on the Warner Bros. Studio VIP Tour in Los Angeles, California. Photo by William Warby. Licensed under CC By-2.0 Fans of the 90s-era TV sitcom “Friends” got a jolt of excitement this week that could only have been outdone by Matt LeBlanc himself having summoned them with Joey Tribbiani’s oafish come-hither catchphrase, “How you doin’?” The reason was the revelation delivered by The Blast that Warner Bros. has filed trademark paperwork for use of the [...]


The Untold Truth of Bulletproof Coffee

There are a lot of fads out there, but this is a particularly strange one. Bulletproof Coffee has become incredibly popular over the last few years. In fact, it has become so widely known that even people outside of the world of fitness are trying it. Basically, Bulletproof Coffee is a special coffee drink that you would make each morning instead of your typical breakfast. What is Bulletproof Coffee ? The creator of Bulletproof Coffee, Dave Asprey, was inspired to pioneer this [...]


The Untold Truth Of Matcha Tea

Perhaps the most important thing to know about matcha tea is that it’s absolutely delicious. There’s a lot more to the tasty green matcha tea beverage than its scrumptious, creamy flavor—and while most of it is good, not all of it is. It has a slew of health benefits We’ll start with the good news: Matcha is loaded with antioxidants. The Wall Street Journal reports that matcha has 137 times the antioxidant epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) than regular green tea does—and that’s [...]


One Thing, Done Well: Saint Anthony Industries Unveils The Automatica

The Saint Anthony Industries Automatica Brewer on display for the first time at the recent SCA Expo in Seattle. Daily Coffee News photo. With so many devices striving to perform so many tasks at the expense of practically all of them, the field of kitchen appliance gadgetry is littered with jacks and bereft of masters. So goes the thinking over at Salt Lake City, Utah-based Saint Anthony Industries, maker of craft-oriented tools and accessories for coffee and espresso. Where others may see [...]


The untold truth of fish spa pedicures

Fish spa pedicures are just one of the seemingly super weird beauty trends that have entered popular culture in recent years. If you haven’t heard of them, hold onto your shoes, it’s about to get fishy in here. This beauty treatment is like a pedicure — only insofar as your feet go into a tub of water. From that point on, you’re at the mercy of the Garra rufa fish — also called “doctor fish” — which according to Dr. [...]


Vava Angwenyi on Economic Empowerment and the Next Generation in Coffee

Vava Angwenyi lives in Kenya, but she works wherever coffee takes her. She is the “Chief Coffee-holic” and founder of Vava Coffee, a social enterprise working to improve future prospects for local communities and the coffee industry as a whole. She is also the co-founder and director at Gente Del Futuro, an organization that works to address two critical issues for the coffee industry: producer profitability and next-generation involvement. Angwenyi founded Vava Coffee in 2009 with a goal to ensure [...]


The Extraction Comes With Zen in Kyoto, Pot in Canada and Death in Bangkok

The opening ceremony of the 121st Session of the International Coffee Council. ICO photo. While the SCA is gearing up for its annual Expo in Seattle, the 121st International Coffee Council ran from April 9-13 in Mexico City. The convening of the governing body of the International Coffee Organization marked two firsts this year, according to Global Coffee Report: First time convening in Mexico; and its first meeting since the US announced its withdrawal from the International Coffee Agreement: Along with dissemination workshops [...]


How to Get Him to Ask You Out: Make Him Think It’s His Idea

If there is a guy you’ve been eyeing, but want to know how to get him to ask you out, it is not as hard as you may think. Making the first move seems pretty daunting, especially as a woman. That is why it is more subtle and less nerve racking to learn how to get him to ask you out instead. But how do you find the happy medium between flirting and desperation? And how can you make it clear that [...]

untold truth of coffee

The untold truth of coffee

Americans drink about 280.5 million cups of coffee a day and spend about twenty dollars a week on coffee drinks. I start every day with a nice cup of cold brew, and I can’t start working until I have it next to me on my desk. You’re probably the same. But even if you drink a lot of coffee, how much do you really know about your favorite caffeinated beverage? Coffee has a lot of tricks up its caffeinated [...]


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