Coffee news from the web n. 174

 abcnews – 12 october 2013
Is Your Coffee Too Cheap? Using Brain Waves to Test Prices
A German scientist is developing a new way of testing prices by measuring brain waves. Some marketing critics are horrified by the idea of feel-good pricing, but others argue it could make products more successful. The most subversive criticism of capitalism at the moment comes from the small town of Aspach, in the Swabian-Franconian Forest, a region of southern Germany known for its industrious and energetic inhabitants. Kai-Markus Müller is sitting in  […] – 12 october 2013
Coffee machine my one true love
My latest love is a beautiful Italian called Silvia. She’s a harsh dominatrix who demands strict obedience, but now I’ve learnt to submit to her whims, we make terrific coffee. Rancilio Silvia (her full name) has a strong, shapely body of brushed stainless steel that hides a heart of pure brass – a boiler. Here are some of her other fine points: commercial group head, ball-joint steam wand, firm rocker switches and an electromagnetic vibratory pump  […]

 elespectador – 11 october 2013
La industria mundial del café se dará cita en una feria en Bogotá
Cerca de un centenar de expositores de Colombia y del exterior participarán la próxima semana en la sexta edición de ExpoEspeciales Café de Colombia, la feria latinoamericana más importante del mercado cafetero, informaron hoy los organizadores. La feria, que se celebrará del 16 al 19 de octubre, será un espacio que integrará toda la cadena de valor del café y presentará las innovaciones y tendencias de la industria en el ámbito nacional y mundial  […]

 lifehacke –  10 october 2013
This Is What Your Coffee Grind Should Look Like, Based on Brew Method
Extra coarse, coarse, medium, fine, and extra fine—you know that for different coffee brewing methods you need a different grind. But what exactly do the grinds look like? This photographic guide can help. I Need Coffee has posted coffee grind photos using a nickel as reference so you can see the difference between, say, fine a  […]

 thisiscornwall – 10 october 2013
Coffee contest filters out the winner
The king of the baristas was finally announced on Sunday at the end of Falmouth’s inaugural Master of the Brew competition, following hundreds of cups of coffee made at five of the town’s top independent cafés. The contest was the brainchild of Lucy Gregory, from the Gylly Beach Café, and sponsored by Helston’s Origin Coffee roasters, La Marzocco and Espresso Solutions  […]

bandiera_giappone_27x18 china-briefing – 09 october 2013
China’s Coffee Industry is Brewing
Coffee first made its initial appearance in China when a French missionary in the 1890s planted beans throughout Yunnan Province. Over the next hundred years, coffee would go largely unnoticed but, as is the case with many things in China, the market has changed quite a bit over the last 20 years  […]

  profi-forex – 10 october 2013
Stock and commodities markets Coffee Market Outlook
The market of coffee has just seen a price collapse. The thing is that the market is oversupplied with Arabica. At the same time, the next harvesting season is expected to bring record-breaking yields in terms of coffee productio  […]

 Yahoo News – 09 october 2013
Boyaca, Colombia Breaks Guinness World Record for Largest Coffee Party
With the support of the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) and the Department of Boyacá, Colombia, 13,567 Colombian coffee drinkers, including over 400 coffee growers, gathered today to break the Guinness Record of the world’s largest coffee party […]

 the guardian – 08 october 2013
Coffee fetishism at its most ludicrous
I love a good coffee as much as the next Australian but at $666 a kilogram Ironman Geisha makes tea sound good […]

profi-forex – 08 october 2013
Coffee Market Outlook
The market of coffee has just seen a price collapse. The thing is that the market is oversupplied with Arabica. At the same time, the next harvesting season is expected to bring record-breaking yields in terms of coffee production […]

business recorder – 08 october 2013
ICO ups global coffee production to 145.2 million bags
The international Coffee Organisation (ICO) said Monday it raised global production estimate to 145,2 million 60-kg bags in the 2012/13 crop year, up 0,5 percent from its previous estimate , as  […]

  dailycoffeenews – 07 october 2013
Puerto Rican Governor Announces Plans to Add Coffee Cropland and Jobs
Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro García Padilla last week announced a $4.2 million investment plan to reinvigorate PR’s coffee industry by improving yields and adding jobs. García Padilla said the plan is to develop 16,000 acres of new coffee cropland, while adding 6,000 new jobs. Money will also go toward fertilizer incentives for existing coffee growers, as well as advisory services from PR’s Department of Agriculture […]

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