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What you can learn from ancient coffee rituals around the world

NEW YORK – For many caffeine lovers, coffee drinking is less of a habit and more of a sacred ritual. In fact, the history of coffee rituals around the world is an intimate view into the lives of coffee drinkers who came before us. If you trace coffee back to its place of origin — Ethiopia — you’ll discover that the drink was prepared as part of ...

The hybridisation of gelato, pastry and coffee becomes a reality

MILAN, Italy – Gelato not just for the summer months. If with the arrival of summer consumption increases - as confirmed b...

Coffee production to be introduced in school curriculum in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Government of Jamaica is looking into the possibility of setting up a coffee academy to commence production within schools in Jamaica. Addressing yesterday's post-Cabinet media briefing at Jamaica House, Minister of Education Youth, and Information Ruel Reid said ...

Coffee makes 60% of Germans happier, says new survey from Mintel

BERLIN – It’s safe to say that coffee is an ingrained part of German culture and while its qualities as a mental stimulant are well known, it seems that it is widely considered an emotional stimulant, too. According to new research from global market intelligence agency Mintel, three in five (60%) German consumers say that drinking coffee ...

La Marzocco goes to the Alps with the Legendary Coffee Tour

SCARPERIA (Firenze) – La Marzocco is happy to announce its participation at the Legendary Coffee Tour in collaboration with La Marzocco Deutschland, Café Imports Europe, the fine specialty green coffee importer, and Sprudge, the coffee news and culture blog.

“Adding 5 cents to a cup of coffee wouldn’t really help the producers”

MILAN – Regarding yesterday’s article “Fair trade is not doing enough for coffee – senior UN advisor Jeffrey Sachs”, we ha...

Maurizio Giuli explains the evolution of the world market for roasted coffee

MILANO - In this article our intent is to answer to this complicated question: how has evolved the Trade of Roasted coffee wordlwide in the 2 decades 1994-2014. In order to better analyse the evolution of the market over this time span, we referred to a study by Maurizio Giuli

Drinking coffee reduces risk of death from all causes, study finds

LONDON, UK – People who drink around three cups of coffee a day may live longer than non-coffee drinkers, a landmark study has found. The findings come from the largest study of its kind, in which scientists analysed data from more than half a million people across 10 European countries, including the UK, to explore ...

China’s domestic brands aim high as the coffee industry grows stronger

BEIJING, People’s Republic of China – With China’s growing middle class and a shift toward more upscale consumer habits, the coffee industry is growing nationwide. Although tea has always been the preferred drink of many Chinese, the nation is developing a thirst for coffee, particularly among young professionals ...

GulfHost to provide a platform for Middle East’s booming coffee industry

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Launching during Dubai International Hospitality Week, an initiative endorsed by Dubai Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM), GulfHost 2017 is the first dedicated hospitality and food services expo in the Middle East. Organized by Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), which also owns and organizes ...