Coffee leaf tea: A healthier option? – Examiner.com

While caffeine addicts pray that researchers would find great news that coffee or tea wards off illness, especially during the nasty flu season, scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, London, and the Joint Research Unit for Crop Diversity, Adaptation and Development in Montpellier have discovered a potentially healthier option to two of the most widely used (ahem, or …

Burned coffee makes a bitter impression at Portland International Airport – OregonLive.com

Walking through Portland International Airport over the holidays, gingerly blowing on a too-hot latte made with scorched milk and burnt-to-Hades espresso, I pondered a question I often ask this time of year:    Why does Portland’s airport, the inviting gateway to arguably the greatest coffee city in the world, have such god-awful coffee?    Let’s admit it, we’re spoiled. Last …

New coffee and sandwich shop to open downtown – Dayton Business Journal

Donna Abbott Vlahos | The Business Review Cape Verde Cafe will take the 1,500-square-foot space at the intersection of Ludlow Street and Fifth Street in downtown Dayton.  A new coffee and sandwich shop is coming to downtown Dayton in the next few weeks. Cape Verde Cafe will take the 1,500-square-foot space previously occupied by Ohio Coffee Co., at the intersection …

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 …

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 …