Monthly Archives: April 2014

History of Coffee

Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted seeds, commonly called coffee beans, of the coffee plant. They are seeds of coffee cherries that grow on trees in over 70 countries. Green unroasted coffee is one of the most traded agricultural commodities in the world. Due to its caffeine content, coffee can have a stimulating…
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Roasted Coffee — How Do They Do It?

Roasting coffee transforms the chemical and physical properties of green coffee beans into roasted coffee products. The roasting process is what produces the characteristic flavor of coffee by causing the green coffee beans to expand and to change in color, taste, smell, and density. Unroasted beans contain similar acids, protein, and caffeine as those that…
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Coffee: A Healthy Drink

Coffee Healthy? Studies Prove It When you think of coffee, you probably think of it as a "pick-me-up" kind of drink. But did you know that coffee has many health benefits? Studies have shown that coffee drinkers are less likely to develop Alzheimer's, colon cancer, and diabetes compared to non-drinkers, and they're also less apt…
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