Archive | February, 2012

Medical study debunks coffee health risk

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A new medical study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has credibly disproven any connection between coffee consumption and increased risk of chronic diseases, including myocardial infarction (heart attack), stroke, type 2 diabetes and cancer. The study goes further to suggest a lower risk of t2 diabetes as the result of drinking coffee, […]

Hula Daddy exposes 100% Kona coffee quality myth

100% Kona Coffee

A bold experiment conducted by Hula Daddy Coffee has given credibility to the argument that the poor average quality of 100% Kona coffee is damaging Kona coffee’s brand integrity rather than low percentage Kona coffee blends. I’ve made the assertion myself for a number of years and written about it in detail as recently as […]

Natvia’s sweet Vienna promotion

Send me to Vienna

All of our thanks should go out to Natvia for their enthusiastic support and sponsorship of World Coffee Events and particularly their Send me to Vienna promotion, which truly embodies the spirit of WCE’s mission to bring together the global coffee community. The Send me to Vienna contest will take four members of our coffee […]

U.K. fundraiser set for SafeHouse Coffee

SafeHouse Coffee Fire

While I was on the road for the past month, there was no news story from the coffee world that caught my attention more than the tragic fire at SafeHouse Coffee in Griffin, GA. Thankfully no one was injured, but the business was left destroyed. More than just a coffee shop and micro-roaster, SafeHouse is […]