Posts Tagged ‘organic coffee’


Organic Coffee for Flavia

Organic coffee lovers support sustainable coffee production as well. There are several agencies whose certification tells you that sustainable agriculture was used to make you coffee. One of the brands that offers sustainably produced organic coffee is Alterra. They make a single serve, Flavia Alterra, which can be had as organic. These folks have been [...]

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Benefits of Drinking Coffee Improve with Age

Research has shown that if you drink coffee you live longer. That is to say that over a given period of time coffee drinkers are less likely to die than folks who don’t drink coffee. Another scientific study has come out with the ultimate health benefit of drinking coffee, drink coffee and live longer. The [...]

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Climate Change Drives Coffee Farmers to Higher Elevations

In the coffee growing region of Colombia they grow varieties like Caturra at lower altitudes around 3,000 to 5,000 while Arabica grows best in the 5,000 feet and above range. Part of this is because of coffee leaf rust which thrives at lower altitudes. As temperatures have risen on the mountainsides of Colombia, Arabica is [...]

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Coffee Reduces Liver Cancer Risk

We have written time and again about the health benefits of coffee and especially about how coffee consumption reduces cancer risk. Now there is new information about how coffee reduces liver cancer risk. Newsweek reports the story. Scientists have discovered a link between drinking coffee regularly and a reduced risk of developing one of the [...]

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What Is Climate Change Resistant Coffee?

Year after year meteorologists report that average global temperatures have hit another high for the modern era. Considering that what is today the frozen arctic once supported palm trees we have wondered if growing coffee on the arctic tundra will one day be possible. But what would extreme climate change do to coffee production? Last [...]

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What Is Egg Coffee?

An article in the Minnesota online magazine Eater brought back memories of family farm gatherings with good eats and lots of coffee. The magazine reminds us that you might crack an egg into your coffee. I remember watching my grandmother make us egg coffee when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores [...]

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Do Coffee Stains Come Out?

You are in a hurry as you leave the coffee shop on the way to work and some of your coffee misses your mouth and ends up on your blouse, shirt, skirt or pants. Do coffee stains come out? That is the primary question provided that the coffee was not too hot in which case [...]

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Want to Retire in Coffee Country?

If you really like organic coffee you may be someone who would like to grow your own during retirement. Interestingly U.S. News just published an article about 3 places to retire in coffee country. We were especially interested because one of the locations is where you can grow, pick and process your own coffee from [...]

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Is Your Coffee Habit Inherited?

You think that you drink coffee because you like the taste and aroma or because it wakes you up in the morning and keeps you going all day. Is that true? Maybe, as an article in the Los Angeles Times suggests, your coffee habit may be written in your DNA. Scientists have been studying the [...]

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Cheap Pound Expensive Coffee

Who would have thought that one of the immediate effects of Britain voting to leave the European Union would be a pricier cup of coffee? Bloomberg reports that a plummeting British Pound has made a cup of Java more expensive in Great Britain. U.K. coffee drinkers should brace to pay more for their morning fix [...]

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