Archive for March, 2016


Maple Syrup Coffee Liqueur

Those who love coffee, rum and North Woods maple syrup will be pleased to know there is a maple syrup coffee liqueur. Liqueur coffee comes with various sources of alcohol but Ardilla Negra from the Black Squirrel Distillery is the first use of maple syrup for this purpose. Buffalo Rising reports that a local distillery [...]

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How Can You Detect Counterfeit Coffee?

The best coffee is Arabica coffee. The coffee with the most caffeine per bean is Robusta coffee. If you are looking for a pick me up, robusta coffee beans contain more caffeine than Arabica beans. And Robusta coffee futures are sitting at around $1.10 a pound while Arabica futures are more than $2 a pound [...]

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Coffee for the Perfect Nap

If you are really tired it helps to take a nap or drink a cup of coffee. But who would have thought that combining the two produces optimal results. It turns out that you drink coffee for the perfect nap. Vox writes about coffee naps. If you’re feeling sleepy and want to wake yourself up [...]

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Coffee: the Wonder Drug

There is abundant evidence that drinking coffee is good for you? But how much coffee should you drink to obtain the various benefits that coffee offers? Bloomberg Business weighs in on this issue with an article entitled How to Transform Your Coffee into a Wonder Drug. Coffee lovers of the world know that their morning [...]

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Do Coffee Go Cubes Really Help Cognitive Performance?

A new product on the coffee scene is the Go Cube. This is a chewable cube that contains caffeine and has the texture of a gum drop. Oddity Central says it is a way to kick start your day. San Francisco entrepreneurs Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt have come up with a revolutionary way for [...]

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What Is El Niño Doing to Colombian Coffee Production?

The weather effects of El Niño are unpredictable. The last time it hit Colombia torrential rains damaged coffee crops. This time around there is drought in large parts of the Eje Cafetero. In some parts the drought is so bad that the coffee growers association (FNC) and the government are discussing ways to support coffee [...]

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Coffee Prevents Multiple Sclerosis

It seems that every month or so another health benefit of drinking coffee is reported. This time Newsweek reports that coffee can lower risk for MS (multiple sclerosis) when consumed at four cups a day or more. A new study finds drinking generous amounts of coffee-more than four cups a day-may reduce a person’s risk [...]

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