Nestlé SA wants to double its production of Dolce Gusto coffee pods at a Brazilian facility. To reach its goal, however, the multinational company is investing in some research and development. more

Mar 9, 2018 5:24 PM Coffee Report

Dr. Mark Corey is the National Coffee Association’s new director for scientific affair and project management. more

Mar 8, 2018 3:23 PM Coffee Report

Starbucks Open Visitor Center on Farm


The retail coffee giant recently opened a Costa Rican visitor center, a working farm that gives guests the chance to follow the coffee process from the field to the cup. more

Mar 7, 2018 5:08 PM Coffee Report

American millennials may be losing their taste for iced tea, according to results of a poll released this month by YouGov BrandIndex. more

Feb 27, 2018 12:00 AM Tea Report

The Specialty Coffee Association is asking for help to better define its research agenda to focus on topics useful to its members. To do this, the SCA Research Center has launched an online survey. more

Feb 26, 2018 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Tea Species Threatened

Photo courtesy Fauna & Flora International

Despite hundreds of millions of cultivated plants producing billions of kilos annually, researchers report two of the world’s tea species could soon be extinct. more

Feb 26, 2018 12:00 AM Tea Report


Photo by Reeta Asmai/UC Davis

Espresso machine manufacturer La Marzocco recently pledged $750,000 to the University of California, Davis, to support the college’s new Coffee Center building and its coffee science research efforts. more

Jan 26, 2018 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Epigenesis refers to the molecular processes that turn individual genes on and off. These are triggered by food, drinks, pollution, exercise, stress, and other aspects of “life experience.” more

Dec 8, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

Good agricultural practices, widely promoted in the coffee lands, may actually depress profits. more

Dec 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

A new study identified coffee’s dependence on bees as a significant threat in regions where higher temperatures reduce both the number and variety of these industrious insects. more

Oct 6, 2017 12:00 AM News

New research indicates caffeine may help you live longer so long as you don’t mind having a sweet tooth. more

Oct 3, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The Specialty Coffee Association recently announced a new market research study to help roasters and retailers make sound business decisions. more

Jul 28, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Obese mice can lose weight by consuming high levels of caffeine, according to a recent report in Nature Communications. more

Jul 28, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Drink Coffee, Live Longer

Photo by Federica DiGiovanni / La Marzocco

Two studies released the same day report what coffee drinkers love to hear: If you drink coffee, you may live longer. more

Jul 25, 2017 12:00 AM News

British coffee and tea consumers spend £2,210 on average each year in coffee shops, according to a recent online market research study. more

Jul 21, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Short-term heat waves can stunt the flowering of arabica plants, a recent university study indicates. And, no flowering means no fruit is produced. more

Jun 15, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Puerto Rico may be getting warmer and drier and those changes in climate could threaten the country’s coffee group. A new study by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that climate change may harm growing conditions. more

Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The Specialty Coffee Association is partnering with the University of California, Davis, on a two-year initiative to re-evaluate the coffee industry’s basic understanding of coffee brewing. more

Jun 5, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Researchers say a spike in consumption by Generation Z and Millennials is due to innovation and artisanal quality. more

Apr 10, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Analysis of market trends show that consumption of tea out of the home is on the rise in Britain and Tetley is offering support to out-of-home operators with The Tea Report 2017. more

Mar 3, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

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