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According to kurir.rs, we’re facing the biggest environmental challenge since climate change is affecting our brilliant planet in lots of ways. Rising average temperature does not simply mean balmier winters. In the future, there is a possibility for coffee taste to
Things are about to change for good-especially for the coffee farmers who already grow high quality Arabica Colombian coffee beans amidst of all the challenges in Colombia – says Bloomberg.com. Colombia, already the world’s third-largest coffee grower, has been facing
Robusta prices are rising worldwide foreseeing its decreased yield in major Robusta growing areas like Vietnam and Brazil and so in Vietnam Robusta prices reached their highest in five years in the month of March (2017)– reports economiccalendar.com. On one
Vietnam and India have uplifted back-to-back bans on some commodities that were placed earlier this month. The ban prevented Indian roasters from importing coffee beans from Vietnam. The ban by India was placed on March 7 and prevented coffee roasters
With the growing number of coffee shops in the UK (and globally) there has also been a rise in associated waste products too: it is estimated that over 500,000 tonnes of coffee waste is produced in the UK every year, which not only leads to high disposal costs, but also millions of tonnes of CO2 and methane. However, there are some companies which are making efforts to shift the coffee industry to a more circular system with its waste than a linear one.
“These black, sodden remains of pulverized coffee seeds have inspired the freshly caffeinated imaginations of scientists, entrepreneurs and social innovators form Melbourne to London to Seoul, sprouting into ideas of real consequence for the coffee industry” [Sign in to continue]
Congolese coffee beans are attracting the Specialty Coffee sector’s attention as reported by thelocalafricanews.com. As the specialty coffee sector sees growth, exporters, retailers and roasters keep looking for new grounds in hope to discover ever better tasting coffee beans. But discovering
Cascara, meaning ‘skin’ or ‘husk’ in Spanish, is the outer peel of the coffee cherry (berry). In biological terms, we can say that cascara contains exocarp and mesocarp. The mesocarp contains a lot of pectins and small sugars while exocarp contains mostly polyphenols. It was for a long time a by-product of coffee production. Today, cascara has an added value as food and food ingredient.
The classic use of this by-product is infusion in hot water, but you can now find it as flour. It can then be used in flour blends to add colour, fibres and caffeine.
So, cascara is becoming popular and we expect in the next few years a big increase of its consumption. Why? Simply because Starbucks is launching a cascara latte. They will make cascara a trendy product.
Now, the most important part of this brief article:
How can I choose a safe cascara ?[Sign in to continue]