Best Coffee of 2012: Stauf's Coffee Roasters – columbusunderground

One new category that we added for our Readers’ Survey in 2012 is Best Coffee. And we felt justified in introducing it this year since several new cafes and roasteries opened this year, including Mission, Hemisphere Mobile Coffee Cart, Grandview Grind and One Line, just to name a few. When it comes to the best of the best though, our …

Coffee Makes You a Better Writer, Study Indicates – eMaxHealth

It’s a well-known fact that a cup of coffee or two in the morning gives us the energy push we need to clear our minds and get busy on a project. In fact, psychology researchers from Tufts University have recently published a paper in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied that caffeine is particularly a great stimulant that enhances a …

Have another cup of coffee – it’s good for you! – Forbes

My favorite science studies are the ones that tell us that what we’re already doing is good for us. This story fits the bill. In the American Journal of Epidemiology this month, Janet Hildebrand and colleagues reported on a large study looking at the effects of coffee on throat cancers. Let’s get right to the good news: drinking coffee seems to reduce your risk …

Brazil Coffee Estimate Raised to 50.8 Mln Bags This Year – Businessweek

Coffee output in Brazil, the world’s largest producer, rose more than previously forecast to a record 50.8 million bags this year, the government said. The estimate was raised from 50.5 million bags forecast on Sept. 6, the Agriculture Ministry’s Conab crop-forecasting agency said today by e-mail. Production climbed from 43.5 million bags last year. Output of the mild-tasting arabica variety …

Coffee bar tries to keep it authentic – The Tennessean

Lesa and Brad Wood are committed to the quality of their coffee and the quality of the space in which it’s served. They started their coffee roasting business, Roast Inc., from scratch after stumbling into the hobby in 2008. They rapidly outgrew their makeshift operation in the garage and opened up shop in Crieve Hall. For the past three years, …

What the New Owner of Peet's and Caribou Coffee Will Do Next – Forbes

Photo credit: Wikipedia When reclusive German conglomerate Joh. A. Benckiser announced it would acquire Peet’s Coffee back in July for $1 billion, it seemed an odd move for a company with a portfolio of fashion and perfume brands. The deal seems a lot less odd now that Benckiser announced it is also buying Caribou Coffee, another major regional player. Even …