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Who Invented Coffee?

The story continues that Kaldi brought berries to a nearby monastery where the abbot experimented with the berries and discovered that roasting, grinding and brewing the beans resulted in coffee as we know it. Thus the person who invented coffee in its original form was someone like the abbot in the story who first brewed coffee.

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Does Coffee Cause Dehydration?

If you drink lots of coffee does coffee cause dehydration? The quick, short answer is that if you drink lots of coffee that has lots of caffeine you will lose more water than you take

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Coffee Prices Over the Years

The New York Times just published an article saying that your daily coffee habit is about to get more expensive. They note the fact that climate issues in Brazil and export problems due to civil unrest in Colombia, the two biggest exporters of Arabica coffee, have conspired to drive coffee futures up. And, if you […]

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Colombian Organic Coffee Brands

Colombian coffee is widely acclaimed to some of the best coffee in the world. But what about Colombian organic coffee brands and Colombian coffee brands for standard Colombian Arabica coffee? Any coffee grown in Colombia qualifies for Juan Valdez designation, meaning that the Colombian Coffee Growers Association certifies it as 100% Colombian.

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All About Coffee

Coffee is a beverage brewed from the seed (bean) of the Coffea plant. More than half of all Americans over the age of 18 drink coffee every day. Americans average 3 cups a day and spend about $40 billion a year on their coffee. (Harvard School of Public Health) The History of Coffee: Ethiopian Legend […]

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Coffee Roasting

Coffee roasting turns green coffee into the dark brown aromatic beans used to make your cup of morning cup of java. The green coffee beans you start out with are spongy and smell a little like grass. With coffee roasting a series of chemical processes take place that totally change the flavor and aroma of […]

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Where Can I Buy Fresh Coffee from Colombia?

Colombia produces large quantities of the best Arabica coffee in the world. Coffee is best when fresh. So, your question should be, where can I buy fresh coffee from Colombia? We would like to present a little background to help you with finding the greatest coffee at reasonable prices. The bottom line is that you […]

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What Kind of Coffee is Good for You?

We have known that coffee is good for you for years. But even back years ago medical research was beginning to show that coffee benefits depend on several factors such as your age, how much coffee you drink, and what kind of coffee you prefer. The New York Times published a useful article recently about […]

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Coffee Making

Coffee lovers know that there is more to a good cup of coffee than just throwing coffee grounds in the percolator, adding water, and plugging it in. Coffee making is an art and a science. And, like all art and science, the details are what make the difference. With the rise of the coffee house […]

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Coffee

Coffee is a beverage brewed from the seed (bean) of the Coffea plant. More than half of all Americans over the age of 18 drink coffee every day. Americans average 3 cups a day and spend about $40 billion a year on their coffee. (Harvard School of Public Health) The History of Coffee: Ethiopian Legend […]

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