Bring on the caffeine — maybe.
May 16, 2012 Journalists seem to love writing about scientific studies on coffee and wine, and we're no exception. The latest is that a big new study finds people who drink two or three cups of coffee a day may cut the risk of dying from certain diseases, but scientists don't really know why.
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In India, Starbucks will have to compete with this locally-owned coffee chain, Cafe Coffee Day.
January 31, 2012 Starbucks has announced it's barreling into India with plans to open 50 stores before the end of the year. That's just one of several new strategies — from a new coffee product to serving alcohol at some of its U.S. stores — to get bigger and more profitable.
Though Murad IV banned tobacco, alcohol and coffee, some say he consumed all three and his death was the result of alcohol poisoning.
January 17, 2012 By now, many New Year's resolvers are finding out how difficult it is to give up caffeine. History brims over with coffee-lovers who couldn't bring themselves to quit the bean — even when they faced decapitation.
One AeroShot contains 100 mg of caffeine and sells for $2.99, making if roughly comparable to buying a latte.
December 27, 2011 AeroShot, a breathable form of caffeine, offers coffee and energy drink addicts a new way to get their fix. But some say the product is being marketed like a drug, and could be a health risk for young people.
A coffee grower picks coffee fruits in a plantation near Montenegro in Quindio province, Colombia. Fair Trade USA wants to allow coffee from big estates like this one under its fair trade label.
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November 30, 2011 A major certifier of fair trade foods says it wants to buy and certify coffee from big farms. But others in fair trade say that goes against the industry's priority of helping small farmers.
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Flickr user Jennifer Yin notes that at Spro in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore, they sell $14 coffee.
November 20, 2011 Coffee prices are due to head North again, as climate change makes previously hospitable growing grounds unsuitable for coffee, a notoriously fickle plant. If you already pay plenty for fine beans, you may not mind. But if you prefer basic black, get ready for its quality to head South.
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