Coffee Posters And Art Gifts

Are you devoted to your coffee? You’ll want to check out these coffee posters, you might need one!   Read more at:

Coconut and Coffee

Check out this yummy coconut and coffee drink recipe. “For preparation follow these 9 easy steps.”   Read more at:

How Popular is Fair Trade

This concise graphic shows you how much Fair Trade coffee was sold by the top 10 coffee roasters. You’ll see that the Fair Trade market is pretty much an afterthought for the coffee giants. Click through to see the data.   Read more at:  

Coffee and Pregnancy

Is coffee safe during pregnancy? Our knowledge is being updated all the time. “The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists revised its guidelines about drinking coffee and caffeinated beverages in July of 2010. The new guidelines say that up to 200 mg daily of caffeine does not increase the risk of miscarriage or preterm birth. The new guideline was published …

Ambient Coffeehouse Noise and Productivity

We all know that caffeine can boost productivity. But what about the ambient noise in coffeehouses? Check out Coffitivity and let us know how it works! “The team at Coffitivity has come up with a nifty way to help you get those creative juices flowing. Based on the premise that moderate ambient noise, like that of a coffeehouse, can boost creativity they’ve …

Coffee Health Study

Good news for coffee lovers! “A recent study conducted by Professor Lyn Griffiths, the Director of the Geonomics Research Centre at Griffith University, shows that drinking 3 cups of coffee per day may help to prevent certain types of cancer and cardiovascular disease.”   Read more at:  

Whiskey and Coffee

The Whiskey and Coffee combination has been around for a long time. We’re fans of coffee drink recipes like this tasty Irish coffee! “Pre-warm a stemmed glass. Add the whiskey. Add the sugar and stir in the coffee. Float the whipped cream on top. Drink the coffee through the cream (ie do not stir after adding the cream).”   Read …

Coffee Pods

A lot of people don’t like the coffee in a capsule trend – partly because of taste concerns and partly because of the loss of the “human touch,” in the process. Julian Baggini explains it well: “We are not simply hedonic machines who thrive if supplied with things that tick certain boxes for sensory pleasure, aesthetic merit, and so on. …

Coffee Sculpture

We’ve seen a lot of coffee art. But coffee stirrer art made into coffee sculptures? This is a first! Click through to the pictures. “Jonathan has developed a method of weaving together coffee stirrers (preferably the 7 inch round-tip ones from Starbucks) that use their own tensile strength to create large, organic sculptures with no adhesives or binders. The installation shown here …

Coffee Recycling

At Café Altura we care about the environment – that’s part of the reason our beans are certified organic. But there are other ways to drink coffee responsibly, from composting coffee grounds to recycling cups. Read on! “Coffee filters can produce a lot of waste. You can buy coffee machines with filters that are reusable, and have metal mesh as …