Look Inside The Lives of Coffee Farmers In Uganda

NPR recently posted an original piece (see their full story here) that was essentially a photo diary of Ugandan farmers.

The Ugandan farmers were given cameras, despite never having used them before, and then NPR came back later to see what photos they would have taken.  This gave quite the inside look that they likely would not have received if ((continued))

A Look Inside The Lives of Coffee Farmers In Uganda

NPR recently posted an original piece (see their full story here) that was essentially a photo diary of Ugandan farmers.

The Ugandan farmers were given cameras, despite never having used them before, and then NPR came back later to see what photos they would have taken.  This gave quite the inside look that they likely would not have received if ((continued))

How Coffee Roasting Affects Bean Weight

Some of our subscription customers have rightly noticed that some pouches of coffee are slightly bigger than others. When buying coffee beans, you purchase them based upon weight.

The interesting thing is though, that the weight of a bean actually varies based on what type of roast it is ((continued))

How Long Does Caffeine Stay In Your System?

If you have been following us on Facebook, you have heard us talk a lot about the health benefits of caffeine and coffee.

And, although there is lots of upside to coffee and caffeine, you probably do not want it in your system all the time.

Interestingly enough, how long caffeine is in your body and the kind of effect it has on your comes back to genetics. Awhile back I personally signed up for genetic testing ((continued))

Starbucks Announces Largest Roastery Concept Building Yet

In 2019, on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Erie Street in Chicago, Starbucks plans to open up its largest roastery concept location yet.

This 4 story location will not be a typical store location. Customers will get to watch coffee beans being brewed and packaged, and will also get access to special small reserve batches. The location is set to offer tours, multiple brewing methods, and specialty drinks and artisanal snacks ((continued))