Tuesday, 06 February 2007 10:10

Coffee Quality Gene Finally Identified

February 7, 2007 - Thanks to researchers at CIRAD at the University of Campinas, Brazil we're now closer at fully understanding what exactly makes a coffee "specialty".

Thursday, 23 April 2015 22:15

What's in Your Cup - 2015 Edition

A new year has come and for many this means taking on a new set of resolutions for 2014. Take a look at any new years resolution survey and "losing weight" is by far the most popular followed by saving money.  

Thursday, 23 April 2015 21:06

Carbohydrates in Coffee

Carbohydrates are perhaps one of the largest family of compounds in organic chemistry. As the name implies, carbohydrates are simply hydrated carbon molecules with complex structure. Of course, the most common carbohydrate is that of sucrose, or table sugar, but there are literally thousands of molecules in this branch of chemistry.  

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 11:08

Roasting Chemistry: The Role of Sugars

Talk to any chef or experienced foodie and everyone will agree that sugars play an important role in the overall pleasure we receive from eating. From breakfasts to late night desserts, sugars make an impact in our sensorial experience.