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Ethiopian Government to establish a Coffee & Tea Research Institute

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Following an order from the Office of the Prime Minister, the Ethiopian Coffee & Tea Development & Marketing Authority has finalised a first draft regulation to establish a Coffee & Tea Research Institute, which will mainly conduct research to boost coffee production.

Research reveals the power of coffee to make an unforgettable impression

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – Businesses are being urged to take a fresh look at their coffee offer to delight their customers and improve the customer experience, after new research, commissioned by Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) Professional, that reveals 72% of consumers expect to be served a hot beverage when making ...

New report reveals how ‘hyper-convenience’ is driving a coffee ‘revolution’

LONDON – New research has found that when it comes to coffee, convenience is king, with 53% of UK consumers regularly buying coffee from supermarkets, 23% from forecourts and 19% from convenience stores. The survey by One Poll, in collaboration with Nestlé Professional, confirms that our ‘24/7 culture’ is driving a ‘revolution’ ...

Chocolate may improve cognitive function within hours, says review

MILAN – Need an excuse to raid that chocolate stash? A new review may provide just that. Researchers have found that cocoa flavanols could boost cognitive function within just a few hours of consumption. Additionally, researchers found that regular, long-term intake of cocoa flavanols may protect against cognitive decline.

Roasting may affect the antioxidant & anti-inflammatory properties of coffee

NEW ROCHELLE, NY, U.S. – According to new research, coffee's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties are diminished by roasting. The longer coffee beans are roasted, the less they offer antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. Researchers compared the caffeine and chlorogenic acid components of coffee beans ...

Does roasting level affect the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties?

MILAN – Researchers compared the caffeine and chlorogenic acid components of coffee beans at different roasting levels and tested the protective antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of the different coffee extracts in human cell models. The results, linking increasing degree of roasting to reduced antioxidant and ...

Future of coffee depends on adequate income for farmers, study shows

BUDAPEST, Hungary – A pilot study by Fairtrade International and True Price shows that despite sustainability pledges in the coffee sector, many coffee farmers struggle to make ends meet. Fairtrade calls for a ...

Doctors explained when is the best time of the day to drink coffee

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland, U.S. – There are certain times when the body is useful to have a Cup of coffee. This opinion was expressed by a neuroscientist from the University of Maryland ...

How coffee, chocolate and tea overturned a millennia-old medical mindset

WASHINGTON, DC, U.S. – When Italian botanist Prospero Alpini traveled to Egypt in 1580, he discovered a world of unusual plants—strangely shaped bananas, bright red opium poppies, chunky baobab trees. After returning to Europe three years later, Alpini publicized his findings in two volumes, De Plantis Aegypti and Da Medicina Aegyptiorum.

Suffering from chronic pain? Drinking a cup of coffee can provide relief

MILAN – Coffee is the most common beverage consumed globally. It has many advantages like it can boost your fiber intake, protect you from liver cirrhosis, reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and much more. According to the recent study, coffee is far better in healing the chronic pain compared to the pain killer pills like ibuprofen.