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Even honeybees love coffee!

Even honeybees love coffee!

A new study found that bees may select caffeinated nectar over an uncaffeinated, though otherwise equal-quality alternative. So, plants may be lacing their nectar with caffeine as a way to pass off cheaper goods, it said.

“We...


No, There Isn’t Going To Be A Global Coffee Shortage by Daniel Bier

Prices, how do they work?

Did you hear about the imminent global coffee shortage? How about that looming whiskey supply crisis? It’s a classic clickbait formula:

  1. Take a wonderful product that many people enjoy.
  2. Tell them it may disappear soon.
  3. Profit.

For instance, on Thursday, the Huffington Post breathlessly...


Silicon Valley to Sidamo: A Tech-Based Traceability System for Ethiopia

Silicon Valley to Sidamo: A Tech-Based Traceability System for Ethiopia

| September 30, 2015

ethiopian coffee exchange

Coffee at the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange’s warehouse in Awassa. Photo courtesy of the UK Department for International Development.

Ethiopia, the birthplace of Coffea Arabica, has long been among or atop the short list of premier coffee origins among quality-focused coffee buyers from the East and West alike.

Yet for many of those same buyers, discovering and routinely sourcing single-origin coffees...


Intelligentsia Coffee Seeking Private Equity Buyers, According to Dow Jones

Intelligentsia Coffee Seeking Private Equity Buyers, According to Dow Jones

The Intelligentsia HQ and Roasting Works at 1850 West Fulton St. in Chicago

The Intelligentsia HQ and Roasting Works at 1850 West Fulton St. in Chicago

The Dow Jones financial news service is reporting that Chicago-based Intelligentsia Coffee is courting private equity buyers, with one source...


Naremburns annual coffee picking festival! 14th 15th November

Naremburns annual coffee picking festival!
Harvest the ripe cherries.
Learn the different processing methods :
from soaking , to pulping, to parchment and roasting!
Try cascara - tea made from the cherry pulp!

a free event for all ages