Can water have a huge influence on the way coffee tastes? It has always been clear that, with it being 98% water, water is the most important ingredient in coffee preparation, but, nowaday,s its importance is clearly definable by Specialty
Month: July 2018
The quality of cappuccino from certain vending machines deviates significantly from the classically prepared cappuccino. In everyday life, there is not always time to freshly prepare a cappuccino or to be served in a quality café. However, as many people do
According to the National Coffee Association (NCA), the percentage of Americans drinking coffee every day has risen from 57% to 62% over the past year. Now that is quite an impressive increase! Another factor that has caused this increase was the media attention surrounding a study on coffee consumption published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine in August 2017. It was the largest ever study based on coffee and mortality which involved more than 520,000 people in 10 European countries. The results were quite dumbfounding, as it concluded that drinking more coffee could significantly improve a person’s life expectancy.
So what has caused this surge to happen?
Despite the previous Ico’s previsions, which forecasted an increase in coffee production, according to the recent Ico’s report, in 2018, Global coffee production was estimated at 158.56 million bags, 0.3% lower than 2017. Arabica output is expected to decline by
A 300 years old story, the story which binds Trieste to coffee. And its biennial trade fair, TriestEspresso Expo, is just one many facets of Trieste’s coffee culture and industry. How this seaside city in north-eastern Italy is permeated by
When you think of Argentina, your mind may go to Mate, a traditional caffeine-infused beverage that was first consumed by the indigenous population, and that is very popular in South America. But, although Mate is considered the official national beverage, coffee
Transport hubs have long been places where coffee shops have had a presence, and to some extent the trends in coffee consumption have been reflected here – in particular the spread of chain coffee shops. Some of the chains have
It is no secret that coffee has grown to become one of the most instagrammed drinks today, and no matter the time of the day, you will find at least one coffeegram on your Instagram feed. The most commonly captured
The coffee shop industry is one of the most competitive currently; coffee shops are always seeking new ways to differentiate themselves from their competitors and supply a new and exciting experience for their customers. With such a high level of
The Middle East and Gulf region has a market of between 4.5 and 5 million 60-kilogram bags. As the main hub for the region, Dubai has long been the trend setter for the region and at the center of any new development.
The first 3 Arab countries leading the list of coffee consumers (kg per capita) are: Lebanon, Algeria and Qatar, Egypt.