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Category: Coffee

Coffee and Dark Chocolate in Your Genes

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Prefer your coffee black? Then you probably like dark, bitter chocolate, according to new research identifying a genetic basis for those preferences. If that’s you, then congratulations — you are the lucky genetic winner of a trait that may offer you a boost toward good health, according to caffeine researcher […]

The Most Important Factor in Brewing Great Coffee

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More coffee beans does not make for stronger or better coffee. You’ve met someone who has declared that coffee has to be strong in order to be “worth it.” Maybe it’s your dad. Maybe it’s you friend Patricia. Maybe it’s your roommate Kevin. (Classic Kevin.) There are people out there […]

How To Keep Your Coffee Beans Fresh

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No matter how you prepare your morning cup of coffee, there’s one common denominator: the coffee itself. But are there ways to store your favorite coffee beans to keep them more fresh? We spoke to Margaret Nyamumbo, a third-generation coffee farmer and the founder and CEO of Kahawa 1893, about all the best […]