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Caffeine and Our Memory

There are many reasons that countless numbers of Americans indulge in delicious cup of coffee or tea each morning. It tastes delicious, helps to wake us up, and is part of our routine. We don’t need another reason to love … Continue reading

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Which Tea is For Me?

As winter weather blankets half of the country and snow falls in record breaking totals, many of us would like nothing more than to curl up with a good book and a hot cup of tea. Aside from water, tea … Continue reading

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Coffee for Heart Health

The human body yearns for coffee. It helps us wake up, keeps us energized throughout the day, and is delicious when properly prepared or mixed with a ton of cream and sugar! What is it that we love about this … Continue reading

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Grind Your Way to Better Coffee

Grinding coffee beans right before you begin to brew is the number one thing you can do to improve the taste of your coffee at home. Most people buy coffee that is pre-ground (as opposed to whole bean). Who can … Continue reading

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2013: The Year of the Coffee Snake

According to Chinese Astrology, 2013 is the year of the snake. You might be thinking: what in the world does the Zodiac have to do with coffee? For starters: the snake, as opposed to other Chinese Zodiac characters (oxen, rooster, … Continue reading

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Coffee and Your Health

New studies claiming to verify whether or not coffee is actually good for you seem to pop up in the news frequently, and they often contradict themselves. These studies are funded by special interest groups and the results serve as … Continue reading

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Coffee Wholesale: Eco-Friendly Coffee Drinking

It seems like everyone’s “going green” these days. Buzzwords such as “organic”, “sustainable” and “fair trade” (among others) are lighting up not only the retail and culinary markets, but the entire coffee culture as well. We like this trend. Coffee … Continue reading

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Quick Benefits of Being a Coffee Drinker

If you are a daily coffee drinker, it will come as little surprise to you that the caffeine in coffee will make you more alert and attentive, enabling you to better concentrate. So a new and similar conclusion, drawn by … Continue reading

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Coffee by Region

Before I became a self-proclaimed “coffee expert”, I knew that coffee that comes pre-ground in large blue containers smells great when you are getting out of bed in the morning. I knew that Jamaica has really great coffee, called ‘Blue … Continue reading

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Coffee Prices DROP!

Coffee prices (and coffee futures) are having a somewhat schizophrenic year. Back in June/July, borer beetle infestations, crop fungi and climate change/drought took such a hit on coffee production. Thus, worldwide coffee prices hiked up – even by huge, already … Continue reading

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