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Thursday, 23 April 2015 13:44

History of Coffee

The origin of coffee has been shrouded in numerous myths for centuries but has its roots in the Middle East.

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Thursday, 23 April 2015 20:46

History of Colombian Coffee

Coffee was first introduced to Colombia around the same time Jesuit priests first began arriving from Europe in the mid 16th century. The leaders of Colombia tried to encouraged people to grow coffee, but they met with resistance. Worried that a coffee tree takes five years to provide its first crop, they wondered how they were going to survive during this period?

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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