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3rd Lecture's Material: Fermentation An Essential Variable for Coffee Quality

3rd Lecture's Material: Fermentation An Essential Variable for Coffee Quality | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
p>Every step in the coffee production process is important and has to be handled carefully in order to obtain an excellent cup quality.

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Peanuts can be explosive and other amazing food facts

Peanuts can be explosive and other amazing food facts | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
How much do you know about food we commonly eat?
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The end of the British cuppa? Traditional tea sales drop as consumers switch to green tea and coffee

The end of the British cuppa? Traditional tea sales drop as consumers switch to green tea and coffee | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
Britain may be known as a nation of tea drinkers, but it is no longer sipping the traditional builders' cuppa, research suggests.
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Where The New York Times analysis falls short. | Coffeelands

Where The New York Times analysis falls short. | Coffeelands | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
A recent analysis of minimum wage legislation in The New York Times may be missing something. And coffee could learn from it.
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sage insights.

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Tea Bar - YouTube

Everyday Italian ''Afternoon Dessert'' 4 Tea Bar http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/tea-bar-recipe.html
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As American As Iced Tea: A Brief, Sometimes Boozy History

As American As Iced Tea: A Brief, Sometimes Boozy History | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
At least as early as Colonial times, Americans were drinking iced tea, though early alcohol-laden recipes had more in common with the cocktail from Long Island than the stuff sold by Lipton.
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Wednesday is National Iced Tea Day (unofficial :-)

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Your Brain on Coffee, Wine, and Cannabis | Wine Folly

Your Brain on Coffee, Wine, and Cannabis | Wine Folly | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
A funny, but realistic, look at the mental effects of 3 of the world's most talked about substances. Alcohol, Caffeine and THC face off.
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There's Another Time-Share Roastery in New York, at City of Saints

There's Another Time-Share Roastery in New York, at City of Saints | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
City of Saints Coffee Roasters has opened a 3,500-square-foot production headquarters in Bushwick, Brooklyn, including a Loring S70 Peregrine Smart Roaster and coffee packaging facilities. That alo...
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Time share roastery.

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Quiz: What coffee beverage are you?

Quiz: What coffee beverage are you? | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
Which coffee drink do you gravitate to when you need that caffeine jolt?
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I'm Earl Grey - I can live with that.

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Can the Bkon Craft Brewer Steal Customers from the Coffee Pod Market? - YouTube

There are two major contributing factors to market growth in hot drinks: the growing market for coffee pods and the health and wellness trend existing in the...
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Tea Tuesdays: How Tea + Sugar Reshaped The British Empire

Tea Tuesdays: How Tea + Sugar Reshaped The British Empire | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
When tea met sugar, they formed a power couple that altered the course of history. It was a marriage shaped by fashion, health fads and global economics. And it doomed millions of Africans to slavery.
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Coffee and Tea Had a Baby, and it’s Delicious (and Practical!)

Coffee and Tea Had a Baby, and it’s Delicious (and Practical!) | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
The hybrid drink is called cascara, which is Spanish for “peel” or “skin” (yum!) because it’s made out the flesh of the coffee cherry, the fruit which produces the seeds we know and love as coffee beans. I’m going to send you a sample.’“ In the coffee-making process, the flesh of the cherry is usually
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How the Mast Brothers fooled the world into paying $10 a bar for crappy hipster chocolate

How the Mast Brothers fooled the world into paying $10 a bar for crappy hipster chocolate | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
Whether you've seen their beautifully wrapped bars for sale at Shake Shack or Rag & Bone, featured in the pages of the New York Times or Vogue, or decorating one of their New York, London, or soon, LA shops, Mast Brothers chocolate bars have become the world's most prominent brand of artisanal chocolate. But while customers can't...
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When Tea Is As Sweet As Soda: Sugary Tea Around The World : The Salt : NPR

When Tea Is As Sweet As Soda: Sugary Tea Around The World : The Salt : NPR | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
We think of tea as healthful, but from Morocco to Taiwan to the American South versions of it have become so sugar-laden that a regular tea habit might be just as unhealthful as a soda habit.
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Colombian coffee shops: Arte y Pasión Café - YouTube

The Colombian Coffee Hub wanted to bring to you a glimpse of how Colombian coffee shops connect directly to coffee growers, the industry and origin. As a way...
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High Tea, Afternoon Tea, Elevenses: English Tea Times For Dummies

High Tea, Afternoon Tea, Elevenses: English Tea Times For Dummies | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
It's easy to get overwhelmed by the English and their social tea traditions. What time does each of them take place, anyway? But don't fret. The Salt is here to offer guidance.
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Starbucks to close La Boulange bakery chain

Starbucks to close La Boulange bakery chain | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
Coffee-giant Starbucks said it will close all 23 locations of its La Boulange pastry shops to focus on expanding the brand in house.
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Same thing with Clover.

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Kombucha: A symbiotic mix of yeast, bacteria and the naturalistic fallacy

Kombucha: A symbiotic mix of yeast, bacteria and the naturalistic fallacy | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
  If you grew up in the seventies, you may remember the same food fads as I do. There was the oat bran buzz that was replaced by the wheat germ movement, the family fondue set and the homemade...
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for kombucha interested.

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Saving coffee from extinction - BBC News

Saving coffee from extinction - BBC News | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
Two billion cups of coffee are drunk around the world every day but scientists says the most popular species, Arabica, is under threat - they are now working to save it from extinction.
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Starbucks scoops up pricey beans in high-end coffee world

Starbucks scoops up pricey beans in high-end coffee world | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
The industry giant surprised the coffee world by swooping into a recent competition to buy the top-ranked beans, which now sell at its snazzy Capitol Hill roastery.
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Tea Campaign Canada

Tea Campaign Canada | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
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Certified Organic Darjeeling can be fairly expensive. Teekampamgne Germany has a pretty loyal following.

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How to decode DC's coffee roasters ?

How to decode DC's coffee roasters ? | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it

If the locavore movement has a black sheep in the family, it’s locally roasted coffee.

The standard knock on the product, of course, concerns the origins of its only ingredient: the green, unroasted beans imported from mountainous countries located within a tropical band around the Earth’s equator.

But perhaps even more frustrating when it comes to whole roasted beans: Local is not always better.
You can purchase specialty coffee from knowledgeable professionals in Oakland, Calif., Chicago or even Topeka, Kan., that will blow the chaff off beans baked to the shade of motor oil with a small drum roaster in the back of some D.C. operations.

“You can make bread at home, too,” cracks Joel Finkelstein, owner of Qualia Coffee on Georgia Avenue NW, where he roasts beans daily. “It doesn’t mean it’s as good as Mark Furstenberg’s.”...


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David’s Tea files for IPO; sees potential for 300 U.S. stores | Chain Store Age

David’s Tea files for IPO; sees potential for 300 U.S. stores | Chain Store Age | Tea and Coffee | Scoop.it
Watch out Teavana, Canada’s David’s Tea Inc. is looking to boost its U.S. presence. The Quebec-based chain has filed a registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an IPO in which it looks to rasie a maximum of $75 million. The company plans to list on the Nasdaq with the ticker symbol DTEA.”
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