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Global Coffee Production Sees A Decline In Shade Grown Varieties
2014-04-17 05:18:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Shade grown coffee is grown under a canopy of trees – a technique hailed as environmentally friendly and sustainable for maintaining plant and animal life around the coffee plantation. While the land dedicated to shade grown coffee has increased in recent decades, the ratio of shade grown coffee to more intensive and less eco-friendly grown coffee has dropped significantly since 1996, according to a new study published on Wednesday...

2014-04-16 20:21:35

Farmer Brothers Releases 2013 Sustainability Report TORRANCE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to sustainability, Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM) has released its 2013 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company's approach to scaling sustainability, supporting communities, reducing energy/water usage, and reducing waste. The report serves as a summary of the impact of activities and initiatives undertaken by Farmer Brothers at home and...

2014-04-16 12:32:25

AMSTERDAM, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTZ Certified is launching a three-year initiative in Turkey aimed at bringing sound sustainability standards to hazelnut farming. A pilot project will be implemented across three hazelnut producing regions in the country; Trabzon and Giresun in the Northeast, and Duzce in the Northwest; where about 175 farmers are expected to take part. UTZ members such as Migros/Delica AG, Natra and REWE Group are actively collaborating in this...

2014-04-14 12:30:34

Iconic Coffee Maker Debuts New Brand Identity to Inspire a New Generation NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a world where coffee seems to have become a symbol of status, Maxwell House is redefining its 121-year-old brand by re-grounding America in what is truly good about coffee. As consumers continuously seek things in life that are described as awesome, amazing or incredible, Maxwell House is making itself more relevant to a new generation by reminding people just...

2014-04-10 23:29:14

Vermont-based nonprofit Food 4 Farmers is working with Root Capital, a nonprofit social investment fund, on an innovative new program to promote commercial beekeeping as an alternative source of income for small-scale coffee farmers. The program was launched under Root Link, a three-year initiative designed to strengthen the financial management of smallholder producer organizations, and is now being expanded under the program’s region-wide Coffee Farmer Resilience Initiative....

2014-04-09 10:05:44

-Energy drinks (EDs) have become increasingly popular among teenagers and young adults during recent years. -A new study has examined their use among Italian adolescents. -Findings indicate a strong need for comprehensive educational programs focusing on the potential health effects of energy drinks alone, and in combination with alcohol. Energy drinks (EDs) are marketed as having the ability to improve energy, alertness, concentration, and athletic performance. These beverages have...

2014-04-07 08:36:15

Leading Coffee, Espresso and Kitchen Appliances Manufacturer Continues to Bring Barista-Quality Coffee Into the Home NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KRUPS, a worldwide leader in contemporary kitchen appliances, is proud to announce its partnership with award-winning, champion barista Samuel Lewontin. Sam will partner with the brand to share his expertise and passion for creating unique, barista-quality coffee recipes at home using state of the art appliances from KRUPS....

2014-04-01 23:29:11

Coffee Beanery, owner of the well-known chain of coffee-focused cafes across the U.S. and provider of coffee products available through its locations and online store, is sponsoring a contest to give one lucky winner coffee beans for an entire year. The specialty coffee retailer is throwing the contest to promote its newly released Blueberry Cobbler coffee flavor, anticipated to be one of its top-selling flavors for the spring. Flushing, MI (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 In celebration of its...

2014-04-01 08:29:39

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A nutritional product containing green coffee bean extract is the top selling supplement on HealthFoodPost.com for the third consecutive year. The brand Perfect Green Coffee was an instant hit in the United States shortly after its introduction and sales have continued to expand with a significant growth coming from international customers from countries including Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. Click here for...

2014-03-27 23:26:23

World renowned researcher, Dr. Taka Shibamoto of the University of California, Davis has confirmed in his latest research findings that California based Puroast Coffee Company's coffee has significantly higher antioxidant levels than green tea and much lower acid content than other major coffee brands. Woodland, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Research findings from the University of California, Davis' Dr. Taka Shibamoto reveal a specially roasted coffee, Puroast®, has more than 7...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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