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2014-04-29 23:15:42

Experts remark that the Ethiopian coffee tastes like “Cirque du Soleil in a Cup”. La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Industry coffee report, Coffee Review, recently ranked Bird Rock Coffee Roasters’ Ethiopia: Guji Zone coffee at 95 points. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters is the only roaster in San Diego to receive a score of 95 or higher, and out of 96 coffees reviewed nationwide, only nine received a score of 95 or above. Coffee Review conducts blind cuppings and ranks coffees on...

2014-04-25 20:22:05

Commercial Espresso Machine Line Debuts at SCAA SEATTLE, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown Bean Distribution and Rocket Espresso are pleased to announce the launch of the Rocket Espresso commercial machine portfolio in the United States. The debut will take place at the Specialty Coffee Association's annual exposition, held at the Washington State Convention Center, April 25 - 27(th), 2014. The Rocket commercial line will consist of the BOXER, 1 and 2 group semi compact...

Diabetes Risk May Be Lessened Over Time With Increased Coffee Consumption
2014-04-25 08:34:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research led by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has found that increasing coffee consumption over four years leads to a lower risk for type 2 diabetes; while decreasing coffee consumption over the same time span increases risk for the metabolic condition. The study, published in the journal Diabetologia, was based on three big prospective, US-based studies and included over 120,000 men and women. The...

2014-04-22 23:12:39

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Launches New Biodegradable Coffee Bags as Part of ProductBio’s Inaugural “Clear and Green” Campaign La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In celebration of Earth Day, specialty coffee retailer, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, announced its participation in the first ever “Clear and Green” campaign, aimed at providing transparency about where products originate and how they are produced. The campaign, hosted by ProductBio, is working with local businesses in...

2014-04-22 08:36:18

Convenient new soft mesh pouch uses less packaging and lets consumers smell the aroma of fresh-roasted coffee PORTLAND, Ore., April 22, 2014 Boyd's Coffee(®) is launching a new generation of single-cup coffees for brewers that accept K-Cup(®) portion packs.* The cups' soft mesh filter offers the same convenience as other single cups, only with significantly less packaging than the traditional rigid-side format. The mesh filter also enables coffee drinkers to experience the...

2014-04-21 12:25:39

The Intersection of Coffee Culture and Motion Picture in the Heart of New York NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Illy, the leader in coffee culture and innovator of coffee products, is inspiring creativity through the Tribeca Film Festival utilizing the art form of stop-motion animation while also providing a venue for film industry insiders and enthusiasts to discuss their creativity over illy coffee. The Tribeca Film Festival runs from April 16-27, 2014. As official coffee...

2014-04-17 23:03:14

In-demand research report “Global Beverage Forecasts March 2014” drawn up by Canadean is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, Asia is forecast to drive the global beverage industry growth in the coming years. London, UK (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Today’s economic environment is still rather gloomy in Eurozone and western countries. Fortunes will likely be mixed for the world beverage industry in the years ahead, but emerging markets continue to hold enormous...

2014-04-17 12:30:00

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Hot Drinks in the United Kingdom, Euromonitor Internationalhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/packaging/hot_drinks_packaging_united_kingdom.htmlAlthough technically returning to growth in the middle of 2013, the UK economy achieved at best no more than a 1% GDP gain but was able to narrowly avoid a triple-dip recession. The unemployment rate fell over the year, which, along...

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...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.