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Why coca leaf, not coffee, may always be Colombia’s favourite cash crop

SANTIAGO DE CHILE, Chile – Colombia’s current peace process is facing numerous challenges. In a country that has suffered the worst impacts of the international drug war, one main dilemma is this: what to do with rural regions which have specialised in producing coca leaf, the main ingredient in one of the world’s most lucrative products?

A Journey to Colombia’s Coffee Belt, the northern reaches of the Andes

MILAN – The New York Times has recently featured, in its Travel section, an interesting story, written by Gustave Axelson, about a journey to Colombia’s Coffee Belt. The article describes the everyday life of Colombian campesinos in the northern reaches of the Andes Mountains.

MICHELIN unveils the new edition of the guide Main Cities of Europe 2017

MILAN – Michelin is pleased to unveil the 36th selection of the MICHELIN guide Main Cities of Europe 2017, which covers 44 cities in 20 countries and recommends a total of 2,332 restaurants. “The MICHELIN guide Main Cities of Europe 2017 reflects the vibrancy and diversity of the culinary scene in Europe’s major cities” comments ...

From cold brew to pea milk in cappuccino…The future of coffee

FAIRFIELD, New Jersey, U.S. – Sick of the daily grind when it comes to your morning coffee? Good news: This year promises to be anything but your average cup of Joe. Consumer expectations in the U.K. around everything from bean to brew is growing significantly, and so are the offerings, as coffee shops serve up hot and cold ...

U.S. Millennials spend more on coffee than retirement, says survey

A new survey from Survey Monkey showed that millennials are dropping more money on coffee drinks than they are retirement ...

Quotes about coffee: “I was taken by the power that savoring …”

"I was taken by the power that savoring a simple cup of coffee can have to ..."

Quotes about coffee: “Only Irish coffee provides …”

"Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups ..."

Quotes about coffee: “Coffee makes me invincible …”

"Coffee makes me invincible. But when the cup is empty ..."

Quotes about coffee: “A cup of coffee, real coffee …”

“A cup of coffee — real coffee — home-browned, home ground, home made, that comes to you dark as a hazel-eye ... ”

Coffee quotes: “Coffee leads men to trifle away their time …”

"Coffee leads men to trifle away their time, scald their chops, and spend their money, all for a ..."