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History of Coffee: Part IV – Commercialisation of Coffee

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For many connoisseurs, the period from the mid-19th Century to the late 20th Century is the ‘Dark Age’ of coffee. During this era, coffee lost its Middle-Eastern mystical charm and became commercialised and, quite frankly, ordinary. When coffee was first introduced into Britain during the 17th Century, it was a drink enjoyed by every social class. While the rich would… Read more »

Discovering Organic Coffee

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Many people have turned to organic fruits and vegetables (and even meats) in recent years, striving to live healthier, longer lives. You may be one of these people. But did you know that organic coffee is now available, too? If you can’t find it at your local health food store, then you can definitely find it online. How Organic Coffee… Read more »

Fresh Roasted Coffee Facts

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Depending on the day, coffee is either the number one or two most consumed beverage in the world. It is enjoyed daily by hundreds of millions of people in virtually every country around the globe. Many fresh roasted coffee lovers have no idea how their favorite morning cup of coffee is ‘made’. This article briefly explains the process of roasting… Read more »

The Names of Different Coffee Drinks

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Coffee drinks have many different names that come from many sources. Coffee houses have 64 drink selections they agree have the same basic recipe. Some of these drinks have different names or have a number of variations. A good barista is one who knows how to make them all. Affogato is Italian for drowned. This can be a drink or… Read more »