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For those specializing in the sale of decaffeinated coffee know that within certain circles of the specialty coffee world, it's almost taboo to mention this subject. But we believe that this market holds significant growth as baby boomers enter more in advanced years. Read our July 2009 "Updates in the Decaf Market" which was recently picked up by Entrepreneur Magazine discussing the outlook of this market.

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Monday, 07 September 2009 21:09

Antioxidant Effects of Coffee Melanoidins

September 11, 2009 - We've all heard about the beneficial effects in drinking coffee and its ability to prevent the onset of numerous diseases. But what exactly is it in coffee that provides us with these beneficial effects? 

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Saturday, 22 August 2009 19:24

Smoking Believed to Affect Taste Buds

Anyone who has ever suffered from a cold quickly realizes the importance of smell/taste in fully appreciating the flavor of food. This is no surprise as over the years scientist have recommended that people who rely on their sensory ability to perform a job - i.e. perfumers, sommeliers, coffee cuppers, etc - should strongly refrain from the potentially damaging affects of smoking. But until now this recommendation has lacked scientific rigor, but recently this may all change.

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Wednesday, 22 July 2009 21:53

Coffee Acidity and Processing

Of all agricultural products coffee, is perhaps one of the most complex, far more complex than wine and tea combined. But how we process the coffee - during cultivation, roasting, and brewing - can significantly affect the overall flavor of coffee.

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Saturday, 27 June 2009 22:47

Andrea Illy on Espresso Coffee (video)

June 28, 2009 - Came across this interesting video where Andrea Illy, who stepped into his fathers shoes at Illycafe, discusses the history of espresso. Enjoy!

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Wednesday, 13 May 2009 18:16

Cupper's Tongue Insured for £10 Million

May 15, 2009 - What does Bruce Springsteen, Dolly Parton and David Beckham all have in common? Asset Insurance! For professionals who make a living off their talents, protecting such assets may prove it's not only be smart, but necessary.

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April 3, 2009 - With the rapid increase in freshly brewed coffee, coffee brewer manufacturers in Taiwan are being urged to label their equipment for caffeine content.

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March 27, 2009 - This month, we were asked by Tea & Coffee Trade Journal to write a brief article discussing the complicated science behind coffee. Well, here it is!!

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Saturday, 28 February 2009 03:00

Coffee May Lower your Incidence of Dementia

March 1, 2009 - Can coffee reduce the incidence of dementia in coffee drinkers? That's the question Finnish scientists are asking.

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