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A Scientific View of the Brew Coming to OaklandDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

From a recent cupping at The Crown in Berkeley. Daily Coffee News photo by Lily Kubota. Bay Area coffee professionals and home brewing obsessives have a rare opportunity this week to explore the bleeding edge of research into coffee flavor science. The Crown — which is… Source link

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Scientists Turn Coffee Grounds Into Electrodes For Lithium-Ion Batteries

There is pretty much nothing coffee can’t do. If George Washington Carver had turned his attention to this caffeinated little wunderseed instead of the lowly peanut, we’d probably be brewing space coffee in our luxurious Martian summer homes by now. But Carver… Source link

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Obsession with Plastic Pollution Distracts Attention from Bigger Environmental ChallengesDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

When temperatures rise and ice melts, more water flows to the seas and ocean water warms and expands in volume. Shutterstock By now, most of us have heard that the use of plastics is a big issue for the environment. Partly fuelled by the success of the BBC’s Blue… Source link

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Cafe Imports Unveils Watershed Report on Water Activity in Coffee

Cupping at Cafe Imports in Minneapolis. All photos courtesy of Cafe Imports. Over the past six years, sensory analysis experts at Minneapolis-based green coffee importing company Cafe Imports have been diligently recording water activity and moisture content in coffees… Source link

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The Story of Coffea StenophyllaDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Coffea Stenophylla. RBG Kew photo. As news of the potential demise of wild coffee due to climate change spread far and wide last month, one smaller subject was somewhat overlooked. In fact, it’s been largely overlooked for hundreds of years. That subject is Coffea… Source link

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Most Wild Coffee Species, Including Arabica, Are Now in Danger of ExtinctionDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Naturally dried forest coffee. Photo by Emily Garthwaite of Union Hand-Roasted Coffee, courtesy of Kew. Wild Coffea Arabica is for the first time being classified as an endangered species. Worst yet, new research shows that 60 percent of wild coffee species are now