Coffee
What is happening in global coffee markets?

What is happening in global coffee markets?

It’s been a year of turmoil on international coffee markets.  The price of green bean coffee has steadily increased month on month since the start of the year pushing up prices by 43%.  So what’s behind these increases? Damage to the Brazilian coffee crop Brazil is...

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The Coffee Bean Journey

The Coffee Bean Journey

Coffee is one of the World’s most traded commodities. Coffee production, farming and processing are continually advancing with a continual focus on improving the quality of the coffee green beans. The increasing sophistication in consumer demand requires that coffee...

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Coffee and Sport

Coffee and Sport

With the Olympics starting in a few weeks time, coffee is the drink of choice for many athletes; here are some of the reasons why: Coffee burns fat and boosts energy The high levels of caffeine in coffee significantly improve the ability to burn fat during exercise by...

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Inject some summer feeling with an Iced Caramel Latte!

Inject some summer feeling with an Iced Caramel Latte!

Variety is the spice of life, as my mother used to say when we were young; along with phrases like ‘there are more fish in the sea’ (which never really helped, sorry Mum!).  But adding an extra dimension to the beverage menu is a simple and easy way to improve...

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A Summer Outside

A Summer Outside

Coffee from horseboxes is a new phenomenon of living with lockdown.  Given the surge in demand for coffee machines going into horseboxes there is apparently plenty of demand from the public to support these local entrepreneurs that see and seize their opportunity. ...

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1938 – A Historic Coffee Date

1938 – A Historic Coffee Date

Picture Milan during the 1930’s, optimism, reinvigoration and innovation was at last starting to creep back into the lively city streets of Milan after the chaos of the 1920’s depression.  A young bar tender called Achille Gaggia saw an opportunity to improve the...

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