Archive for July, 2011


Organic Coffee Prices

Organic coffee prices may well go up despite an ample supply of coffee worldwide. In May coffee prices were at their highest in fourteen years. The torrential el Niño rains in Brazil and Colombia had previously reduced harvests. However, Brazil, the world’s leading producer, has completed two-thirds of its harvest reducing fears of a severe [...]

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Safe Organic Coffee

If you are worried about all of the junk that someone might be putting in your food consider safe organic coffee. USDA organic coffee is certified to be grown according to sustainable growing practices. Coffee used to be grown in the shade and commonly in forested areas. Historically the environment and spacing out the coffee [...]

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Organic Coffee Reduces Dangerous Bacteria

Now we hear that organic coffee reduces dangerous bacteria that otherwise healthy people carry in their nose! Will the number of beneficial effects healthy organic coffee never cease? A report in a recent edition of the medical journal, Annals of Family Medicine, notes that coffee drinkers have fewer instances of the dangerous bacteria, methicillin-resistant staphylococcus [...]

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Growing Organic Coffee in the Shade

Growing organic coffee in the shade is how growers follow the traditional means of growing coffee. Coffee is grown in the tropics and traditionally grows on the sides of hills and mountains. The time honored means of planting is to put 20 seeds in a hole of which about half survive to grow into coffee [...]

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Fair Trade Coffee Facts – Intro

Some Interesting Facts and questions about Fair trade gourmet coffee: 1. The targeted gourmet coffee farmer who needs fair trade owns a farm less than 10 acres; his family runs and works the farm, they live in a third world country or remotely up in the mountains of a central America country like Brazil. They [...]

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