Monthly Archives: October 2014

The perfect cup of coffee boils down to four factors

The perfect cup of coffee boils down to four factors AUTHOR Don Brushett, Research Associate at Southern Cross University Grind, temperature, time and coffee-to-water ratio – nail these for the best coffee. Andy Ciordia/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND Welcome to the second instalment in our series Chemistry … Continue reading

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Starbucks new ad: “Coffee Frenemies.” The main takeaway: coffee solves all problems”

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Uber-Specialty WSJ reports on COE Coffee Auctions

In an online auction this month for some of Rwanda’s most-prized coffee beans, Dan Shafer was playing an hourslong game of chicken, and losing. “I don’t want to place my bid now because I don’t want to jack up the … Continue reading

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INDIA: Low global prices likely to lift coffee exporters’ hopes of reviving export

KOCHI: The Indian coffee industry is expecting that new supplies and the downswing in global prices owing to widespread rains in Brazil, the largest producer, to lift exports which have been going through a slack phase. According to Coffee Board … Continue reading

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Coffee Price Fluctuations 1963 to date

  Since the International Coffee Organization published a monumental report earlier this year on the market history of coffee throughout the world, we have been extracting some key points to help put the current market state into some historical perspective. Coffee is a staple … Continue reading

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WSJ Video Comments on Coffee Price Surge

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WSJ Comments on 2 1/2 year spike

The sharply rising price for coffee beans means that morning cup of joe could soon get more expensive—again. Arabica-coffee prices surged to the highest level in 2½ years Monday as dry weather in Brazil raised concerns about next year’s crop. … Continue reading

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Brazil September Exports, Up 7.8% when compared with September 2013

SAO PAULO – Brazilian exports of coffee amounted to US$ 582.3 million in September, up 42.9% from the same month last year, according to information released this Wednesday (8th) by the Brazilian Coffee Exporter Council (Cecafé, in the Portuguese acronym). Brazil … Continue reading

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