Sam MacCuaig

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The Global Force That Could Kill Off Coffee

Coffee beans make for a strong drink, but they're a fragile crop, with new climate change predictions suggesting wild coffee plants could be wiped …

Coffee

Look Out, Latte Lovers: Brazil Drought Hurts Espresso Beans

Latte lovers, beware. The beans used to make the caffeinated delight are suffering through a terrible drought in Brazil.<p>In the state of Espirito …

Make A Video About Coffee And Win $10,000

Calling all filmmakers! Peet’s Coffee has teamed up with Project Greenlight Digital Studios – the folks behind that show with Matt Damon and Ben …

One Coffee’s Sojourn Measured in Human Hands and Daily Temperatures

All images courtesy of Royal Coffee.<p>Once a coffee cherry is picked from the branch, every step it takes until it’s brewed is a desperate act of …

Yale Scientist-Chef Launches Neurogastronomy Coffee Company, King's Row

Craig Shelton, a world-class chef and culinary biochemist, has launched King's Row Coffee, a revolutionary company that harnesses the science of taste and Bordeaux blending principles to create the smoothest, most complex coffees on the market.<p>Chef Craig Shelton, a James Beard award winning Best …

How the Volatile Brazilian Real Contributed to Coffee’s Steep Rally

Arabica Coffee futures are trading around 16-month highs with robusta futures also substantially higher, a surprising fact amid expectations for a …

Forex

JAB to take Krispy Kreme private for $1.35 billion

(This May 9 story removes reference to Germany in headline)<p>By Sruthi Ramakrishnan<p>(Reuters) - Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc KKD.N agreed to be taken private by JAB Holding Co for about $1.35 billion as Germany’s Reimann family continues to build up its global coffee empire.<p>JAB, making its second big …

Krispy Kreme

Impact Of GMCR's Acquisition By JAB Holding

As discussed in our prior article, JAB Holding Company, a Luxembourg-based privately held group, has agreed to acquire Keurig Green Mountain under a $13.9 billion buyout deal. The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of calendar year 2016. JAB Holding will acquire Keurig Green …

Keurig Green Mountain To Be Bought Out By JAB Holding In a $13.9 Billion Deal

Keurig Green Mountain Inc. said it has agreed to be acquired by an investor group led by JAB Holding Co. in a deal with an equity value of about $13.9 billion. As part of the deal, JAB will pay $92 in cash for each Keurig share outstanding, which represents a 78% premium to Friday's closing price …

What You Need to Know About JAB Holdings and Its Global Coffee Empire

Does Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Have A New Rival In JAB?

• JAB Holdings of Germany seems to be going after Starbucks.<br>• In recent months the company has bought Keurig, Krispy Kreme, Einstein Bagels and Caribou …

Coffee-bean fumes called hazardous to workers’ health

MILWAUKEE — A warning for coffee workers in roasting factories and corner cafes across the country: Keep your face away from the bins of roasted …

Ethiopian coffee farmers full of beans as barcodes promise better business

Ethiopia has underscored its zeal to modernise production of its top commodity with a scheme that tells buyers exactly where its beans are from<p>Coffee farmers jostle outside the Wodessa co-operative’s warehouse on the outskirts of Jimma in western Ethiopia, watching as their world-renowned Arabica …

Can Instant Coffee Be Good Coffee?

<i>Absolutely Fabulous</i> character Edina Monsoon once said, "Instant coffee is just old beans that have been cremated." And while that's not entirely true …

Coffee

Coffee: A Natural Processing Experiment Part 3 – Results and Conclusion

Welcome to the third and final post in a three-part series on a small-scale coffee processing experiment I undertook in my back yard. The first two …

The Grinder Paper: Explained

The act of grinding coffee is full of mystery and myth. A group of likeminded people recently embarked on a project to shed some light on coffee …

Coffee Market Braces for Global Warming's Effects

Gird your beans — according to MIT's Technology Review, coffee is under threat. That's largely due to warming temperatures which, if they continue at their current rate, could lead to 80 percent of Arabica-growing land in Brazil and Central America becoming "unsuitable to the crop by 2050, …

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