Monthly Archives: November 2011

Storing your coffee for best results

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There are popular misconceptions on the way roasted coffee should be stored and maintained. The enemies of roasted coffee are moisture, air, light, and heat. Storing your coffee away from them will keep it fresher longer. Therefore, an airtight container stored in a cool, dry, dark place is the best environment for your coffee.  …

Who has the Caffeine Clout?

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While it is generally agreed that coffee has more caffeine than tea, you will occasionally hear someone say that it is the other way around. There is a good reason that some confusion exists as to the actual levels of caffeine in tea vs. coffee.  In Terms of Weight By weight, tea wins hands down…

The Cost of Coffee

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Coffee producing countries used to control the supply and the price of coffee, in accordance with the International Coffee Agreement. But in 1989, coffee exporting states failed to agree on quotas. This happened partly because countries that never used to produce coffee begun to grow the crop, thus adding to an already mature market. Subsequently,…

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