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SOUTH AUSTRALIAN COFFEE GURU CROWNED ‘BEST COFFEE TASTER’

By Monica / November 28, 2018

Adelaide coffee guru, Matthew Smithies from Five Senses Coffee, has been crowned the Western Region Cup Tasting Champion with a perfect score in the final round. The Barista Championship circuit consists of four events: Barista, Latte Art, Cup Tasting and Coffee in Good Spirits. Barista is the main event showcasing a gruelling 15 routines, where […]

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COFFEE SHOPS IN EUROPE HAVE STARTED ACCEPTING CRYPTO PAYMENTS

By Monica / November 27, 2018

A crypto startup named Cyclebit seems to have come to the solution making cryptocurrencies a popular payment method in everyday life. Thanks to a new approach to fast micropayments, visitors to 130 coffee shops in Europe will soon be able to pay for coffee with Bitcoins. Why was it so difficult to do before? It so happened […]

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‘BEANLESS’ COFFEE PHENOMENON IS TROUBLE FOR VIETNAM’S OUTPUT

By kristina / November 26, 2018

Several areas in the world’s biggest grower of robusta coffee have reaped fruits that have no beans inside or where beans are smaller than usual. The empty cherries are most common in Gia Lai province in the north, which normally provides about 15 percent of Vietnam’s crop, according to Simexco DakLak Ltd., the country’s second-biggest […]

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DARK ROAST COFFEE MAY PREVENT COGNITIVE DECLINE

By Monica / November 23, 2018

We consumer over 500 billion cups of coffee worldwide each year—it’s one of the most popular rituals on the planet. But for those of you with a dark roast soul, there’s good news. Drinking dark roast coffee is really good for your brain. That’s right, recent research published in Frontiers in Neuroscience suggests that dark roast has tremendously powerful […]

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‘HOW MUCH COFFEE YOU DRINK DEPENDS ON YOUR GENETICS’

By Monica / November 19, 2018

There’s a number of obvious factors that influence how much coffee you drink. How much sleep you got last night, for instance, or how many times your needy cat woke you up. The proximity of the nearest Starbucks to your office. The number of urgent and acutely stressful deadlines clogging your diary. But before you chastise […]

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