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World's Coffee Supply In Danger Due To Roya Fungus
2013-05-15 14:35:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A case of coffee leaf rust is threatening a large portion of the coffee crop in Central America, threatening the jobs of local coffee growers. This, in turn, could lead to higher prices for those who enjoy a cup of Latin American coffee. Coffee leaf rust, better known as the fungus Roya, has affected coffee growers in the past. This year it looks to cause upwards of $500 million in damages and 374,000 lost jobs in Central...

Wrigley Pulls Alert Energy Gum As FDA Launches Probe Into Caffeine-Laced Food
2013-05-09 11:35:25

[WATCH VIDEO: Caffeine In Food Investigated By FDA] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For whatever reason, food and drink makers have been actively pursuing ways to put caffeine into otherwise caffeine-free products including Cracker Jacks, potato chips and chewing gum. Wrigley, for instance, recently launched Alert Energy Caffeine Gum which contains 40 milligrams of caffeine – about as much as a half cup of coffee – in each piece. Meanwhile the...

2013-05-07 23:26:40

Imperial Coffee and Services Inc., the leading office coffee supplier in Ontario, Canada, is empowering women in Canada and Guatemala by adding Femenino Fair Trade coffee to its product line. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Imperial Coffee and Services Inc., the Toronto and Southern Ontario market leader in office coffee, vending and water services, today added to its product line Café Femenino, a fair trade and organic coffee produced by a women´s cooperative in...

2013-05-07 23:03:00

The Queens´ Tea, the Utah-based brand of premium loose leaf teas that are sourced directly from hand-selected growers in Japan and China, announced the launch of its first crowdsourced fundraising campaign through RocketHub, which is intended to support the opening of The Queens´ Tea inaugural retail storefront located at 902 South 900 East in Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The Queens´ Tea, the Utah-based brand of premium loose leaf teas that...

2013-05-02 23:19:50

A great story has the power to inspire and motivate. And now, with Coffee Shop Millionaire's inspirational contest, a great story can win great prizes. (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Great stories have the inherent power to move people to change and do great things. When people are on the verge of giving up, a story can inspire them to renew their focus and to push forward. In recognition of this, Coffee Shop Millionaire (CSM) has launched the "Let's Motivate the World” contest. Contestants can...

Wrigley Chewing Gum Now Has Caffeine, Watchdog Calls For Action
2013-04-30 07:47:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Caffeine has been an ingredient of controversy as of late, with the FDA probing the cause of several deaths over the past few years linked to the stimulant. Among the investigations is that of energy drink maker Monster Beverage Co., which is being blamed for the death of a 14-year-old Maryland girl in 2011, who purportedly got a lethal dose of caffeine after consuming Monster Energy drinks. While the FDA continues its...

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