Coffee leaf tea: A healthier option? –

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 … Read More

BIKER BOOST: New coffee shop targets cyclists – Santa Rosa Press Gazette

 This month a new coffee shop opened in Milton geared toward cyclists — or any other caffeine lovers. Located inside Bikes Plus, 5262 Steward St., the Broken Spoke Café has tables and chairs, Wi-Fi, coffee, tea and specialty drinks — everything any coffee shop would have, according to Patrick Wilkes, owner of the Milton Bikes Plus store. Broken Spoke … Read More

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 … Read More

January blood donors getting pound of Dunkin' coffee – Foster's Daily Democrat

With the holidays winding down, there is no better time than now to consider giving something that means something and doesn’t cost anything….donate blood. The winter months can be a challenging time for blood collection. For the month of January, the American Red Cross Blood Services is partnering with Dunkin’ Donuts. As a thank you, each presenting donor … Read More

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 … Read More

Volcafe Says Vietnam's Coffee Harvest Is Ending on Good Weather – Businessweek

Coffee harvesting in Vietnam, the world’s largest producer of the robusta variety, is ending as good weather helped pickings, according to Volcafe, the coffee unit of commodities trader ED&F Man Holdings Ltd. Vietnam’s 2012-13 season started in October and output is forecast to be 25 million bags, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That is the second-biggest crop after … Read More

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 … Read More

Show celebrates the small pleasure of coffee – Springfield News-Leader

<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 14–> A cup of coffee is just a small thing, but when it’s good, it’s a real pleasure. During the month of December, Springfield photographer James Radke celebrates this small indulgence in a small way — with a show of just five photographs of coffee cups at Tea Bar and Bites eatery in the Rountree neighborhood. It’s … Read More