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LA's Counter Culture Coffee is a dojo for the drink-obsessed

LA's Counter Culture Coffee is a dojo for the drink-obsessed | Coffee News | Scoop.it

More than a year in the making, Silver Lake’s Counter Culture Coffee has finally arrived in Silver Lake.
The beautiful streamline moderne building on Griffith Park Boulevard sits just steps from the likes of El Condor, Pine & Crane, and the recently opened Sawyer up on Sunset Boulevard.

Not simply a coffee shop for locals to enjoy, Counter Culture’s space is...

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How to make Turkish coffee at home

How to make Turkish coffee at home | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Ayperi Demircioglu is at the back of the Anatolian Gift Shop in Huntington Beach, calmly watching as a small pot of coffee begins to bubble. Savoring a cup of...

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In Uganda, Coffee Farmers Who Depart From Government Guidelines Risk Arrest

In Uganda, Coffee Farmers Who Depart From Government Guidelines Risk Arrest | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Uganda is resorting to tough measures to improve the quality of its coffee beans, increase exports and bring home a crucial source of foreign exchange...

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Why Brexit is already pushing up the cost of a cup of coffee 

Why Brexit is already pushing up the cost of a cup of coffee  | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Coffee drinkers will soon have to pay more for their flat white or latte as the impact of the EU referendum pushes up the cost of imported goods, experts have warned...

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Caffeine Could Make Your Temporary Hearing Loss Permanent

Caffeine Could Make Your Temporary Hearing Loss Permanent | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Fireworks. Subway trains. Front row at a rock concert. The level of noise people are exposed to in these settings are all above, if not right up against the threshold of the level we can sustain before risking hearing loss — about 90 to 95 decibels (dB).
And according to a new JAMA study, if you want any chance of recovering from temporarily impaired hearing, you’ll stay away from caffeine.

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U.S. Caffeine Binge Drives Global Coffee Demand Higher: Chart

U.S. Caffeine Binge Drives Global Coffee Demand Higher: Chart | Coffee News | Scoop.it

American consumers can’t get enough coffee, and that’s sending world demand for the beans to an all-time high. Global consumption will rise 1.2 percent in the season that starts in October to a record 150.8 million bags, each weighing 60 kilograms, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates.
Rising demand has sparked a 16 percent rally this year for arabica-coffee futures in New York.

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Jakarta’s Giyanti cafe a safe house for coffee snobs

Jakarta’s Giyanti cafe a safe house for coffee snobs | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Coffee is coffee and that is that Well, no, not really, and especially when travelling overseas. Australians are coffee snobs, and proud of it.
Do not try to palm us off with weak espressos or too-milky cappuccinos, thanks all the same.

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Yelp releases list of top 100 coffee places in Australia

Yelp releases list of top 100 coffee places in Australia | Coffee News | Scoop.it

THERE’S nothing like a rubbish coffee to destroy your morning.

Too hot, too weak, terrible milk ... there are so many ways a barista can get it wrong.

To help in the quest for an on-point caffeine kick, here is the list that Yelp just released of the top 100 coffee places in Australia.

For the uninitiated, Yelp is an app that publishes crowdsourced reviews about local businesses...

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The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks In NYC

The 17 Best Iced Coffee Drinks In NYC | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Iced coffee is not as simple as it used to be.
Gone are the days you could just fire up the Mr. Coffee and pour the hot stuff over some ice. Now, every sort of brewing contraption and extraction method exists, from cold brew to Kyoto, frappe to flash brewed.
Here, the many different varieties of cold coffees and the best places to try them in the city.

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Starbucks Plans to Debut Small-Lot Coffee From This Tea-Growing Country

Starbucks Plans to Debut Small-Lot Coffee From This Tea-Growing Country | Coffee News | Scoop.it

It’s also one of the coffee chain’s fastest-growing markets.

Starbucks for the first time will sell single-origin, premium coffee from India in the United States as part of its effort to support coffee production in the country better known for its tea.

Starbucks for a limited time later this year will sell a small-lot arabica coffee from...

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What Do Shiny Beans Mean?

What Do Shiny Beans Mean? | Coffee News | Scoop.it

We get a lot of questions about shiny beans, and there’s a lot of misinformation out there. Shiny beans aren’t bad! Here’s what’s really happening when your coffee looks shiny or feel oily. As we know, coffee is a fruit and what we call “beans” are actually the seeds of the coffee cherry. These seeds…

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Going WOC 2016? 5 Hidden Gems in Dublin’s Specialty Coffee Scenes

Going WOC 2016? 5 Hidden Gems in Dublin’s Specialty Coffee Scenes | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Dublin is the destination on every coffee lover’s mind right now, as it gears up to host the World Barista Championships and World of Coffee later this month.
Over 10,000 people will be descending on the city to watch the competitions, see the latest trends at the trade show, and put their heads together at the symposiums and seminars taking place...

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Discover Latte Art coffee work of Melaquino (@melaquino)

Discover Latte Art coffee work of Melaquino (@melaquino) | Coffee News | Scoop.it

My name is Melannie. From Hawaii. I work at Elite Audio Coffee Bar in San Francisco. 

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Can Silicon Valley's Big Bet On Agriculture Help Small-Scale Farmers In Developing Countries?

Can Silicon Valley's Big Bet On Agriculture Help Small-Scale Farmers In Developing Countries? | Coffee News | Scoop.it

A lack of reliable information is among the most frustrating obstacles to unlocking the potential of agriculture. But as investment in AgTech heats up, what value does big data offer small-scale farmers at the end of dirt roads in the hardest-to-serve markets on earth? These days, farms throughout the American Midwest [...]

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Vietnamese Coffee Farmers Reverse Stockpiles as Market Rallies

Vietnamese Coffee Farmers Reverse Stockpiles as Market Rallies | Coffee News | Scoop.it

A draw down in coffee inventories in Vietnam, the world’s second-largest producer, is once again highlighting the close relationship between the volatile Brazilian currency, and exports from a coffee rival on the other side of the world.

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Study Finds Living Wage Gap for Workers in World’s Biggest Coffee Region

Study Finds Living Wage Gap for Workers in World’s Biggest Coffee Region | Coffee News | Scoop.it

As the conversation surrounding living wages develops throughout the world — applying to fast food in the United States, textile manufacturing Bangladesh, or any segment in which wage-earners struggle to access essentials such as food, education or health care — the Global Living Wage Coalition recently set its sights on arguably the world’s most important coffee growing region: Minas Gerais in Brazil.

The region yields the most coffee in Brazil, which is by far the world’s largest coffee-producing country, and the coalition found that...

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Why You Should Drink Oolong Tea

Why You Should Drink Oolong Tea | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Oolong tea represents only 2 percent of the world’s tea, but it’s well-worth discovering .
It combines the qualities of dark and green teas, giving it several interesting health benefits. For example, it may boost metabolism and reduce stress, helping you feel great each day...

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Caffeine unlikely to trigger palpitations in healthy people

Caffeine unlikely to trigger palpitations in healthy people | Coffee News | Scoop.it

In healthy people, consuming coffee and other caffeinated products in moderation does not appear to raise the likelihood of extra heartbeats or palpitations.…

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How to Quit Your Job And Start A Coffee Roasting Company

How to Quit Your Job And Start A Coffee Roasting Company | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Do you dream of quitting your job to roast specialty coffee? Or do you wonder who the heck would quit their lucrative job to roast specialty coffee? Hear the story of a man who did it.

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Americans' Coffee Guzzling Is Pushing Bean Prices Higher

Americans' Coffee Guzzling Is Pushing Bean Prices Higher | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Americans are consuming more coffee than ever, sending global coffee consumption to all-time high and sending prices for the beans soaring...

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The struggles of Mexican fair trade coffee producers

The struggles of Mexican fair trade coffee producers | Coffee News | Scoop.it

When it works, fair trade coffee works well.
The lives of untold thousands of small-scale coffee growers are better for the income and stability that well-run fair trade relationships bring.
But some growers in one of the world's most important coffee growing regions aren't seeing the benefits of fair trade because of a perfect storm; low prices, a damaging fungus and unscrupulous middlemen...

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Protein Coffee Is Now A Thing

Protein Coffee Is Now A Thing | Coffee News | Scoop.it

People love protein for the way it helps them build muscles and satisfies hunger pangs. People also love coffee for the way it tastes — but especially because of the caffeine it contains to help perk them up all day long.
Therefore, it makes sense that someone would come up with the brilliant idea to combine protein and coffee into one product.

On Instagram, the #proteincoffee hashtag has been used on more than...

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'FELLATIO café' offers oral sex with your coffee

'FELLATIO café' offers oral sex with your coffee | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Oral sex and coffee will be offered at the bar when it opens in Geneva, Switzerland later this year
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First Cuban product to be sold in U.S.: coffee -- sorry no cigar

First Cuban product to be sold in U.S.: coffee -- sorry no cigar | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Nestle SA’s Nespresso says it will become the first company to import coffee from Cuba to the United States in more than 50 years amid smoothing trade relations between the Cold War adversaries...

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You Want Tastier Coffee? Freeze Beans, Then Grind...

You Want Tastier Coffee? Freeze Beans, Then Grind... | Coffee News | Scoop.it

Percolator, French press, AeroPress, espresso, pour over, vacuum pot, automatic brew, tin can: People go to great lengths for a good cup of coffee. (A friend of mine filters his cold brew with pantyhose.)
But to achieve consistent flavor you may just need to chill your beans before grinding them. Colder beans produce smaller, more consistently sized particles when ground, yielding more flavor from less coffee, according to a study published in Scientific Reports...

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