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In WWI trenches, instant coffee gave U.S. troops a much-needed boost

WASHINGTON, U.S. – On April 6, 1917, the U.S. declared war on Germany and formally entered World War I. By late June, American infantry troops began arriving in Europe. One thing they couldn't do without? Coffee. "Coffee was as important as beef and bread," a high-ranking Army official concluded after the war.

Clarkson University study demonstrates coffee and cocoa improve focus

POTSDAM, NY, U.S. – Coffee and chocolate are two widely beloved, delicious delicacies. Often thought to be unhealthy, these two flavor powerhouses may in fact have benefits to attention, motivation and energy. Researchers at Clarkson University and the University of Georgia recently completed a year long study about the effects of caffeine and ...

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?

Caffeine Combats Inflammation-Related Heart Disease, research says

STANFORD, CA, U.S. – Coffee lovers can quaff to their heart’s content, according to a new study from Stanford University. That’s because the results suggest that coffee may help prevent heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes. The long-term study of more than 100 adults tracked older people who fell into two groups.

Study: Does market concentration cause poverty among cocoa farmers?

LONDON – Is market concentration among large cocoa firms responsible for the widespread poverty among cocoa farmers? Proba...

Smart coffee maker market to grow at a strong pace, says report

LONDON, UK – Technavio analysts forecast the global smart coffee maker market to grow at a CAGR of close to 39% during the forecast period, according to their latest report ...

Caffeine may counter age-related inflammation, says new study

Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have unearthed a connection between advancing age, systemic ...

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 ...

Apparently the size of your mug is changing how your coffee tastes

Drinking coffee is as much about ritual as it is about waking us up, and generally, you order or make the same cup day in,...

CEPEA: In 2016, robusta quotes surpass arabica prices for the first time

The sharp price rise of robusta coffee, both in the domestic and the international markets, marked 2016. For the first tim...