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

This recently published treatise pairing the insights of science-focused researchers with craft-focused coffee roasters, growers, economists and traders is the inspired and ambitious undertaking of Nestlé Nespresso. more

Dec 20, 2016 12:00 AM Features

A University of Exeter study suggests a “perfect storm” of bad weather and decreased use of fertilizers led to the rapid expansion of Coffee Leaf Rust (Roya) in Central America. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The cradle of coffee may be its salvation as researchers working in Ethiopia identify farm-level adaptations to protect arabica from threats posed by climate change. more

Oct 13, 2016 8:00 AM Features

The Tea Research Association’s center in Tocklai, Assam has been facing a funding crunch for months requiring severe cutbacks in programs. more

Oct 5, 2016 12:00 AM Tea Report

A new research study shows a positive link between caffeine consumption by older women and dementia. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

The Texas A&M University recently decided to create a dedicated research center to advance study into coffee with the goals of improved quality and sustainability throughout the global supply. more

Sep 3, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Until recently, the study of tea in China has focused on specific tea producing regions within the country. But there is now a new trend to study the tea cultures of other countries. more

Aug 17, 2016 12:00 AM Tea Report

A clinical trial in Spain that has been running for a year has shown that green tea can improve memory in people with Down Syndrome. more

Aug 2, 2016 12:00 AM Tea Report

Center funded by coffee companies highlights recent research investigating links between cancer and coffee. more

Jun 1, 2016 8:00 AM Coffee Report

The International Agency for Research on Cancer in May conducted an eight-day convocation to study coffee that bears watching. more

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

The report estimates the industry generated $225.2 billion in 2015. The industry employs 1.6 million workers and coffee-related economic activity comprises 1.6% of the total US GDP. more

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Asia ports and those along the West Coast of the United States will expand their roles as global logistic hubs during the next decade, according to a recently released research report. more

Feb 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

A new climate study predicts half of the land currently suitable for arabica will not sustain the crop by 2050. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM News

Coffee research centers and equipment manufacturers continue to look for ways to improve coffee processing techniques, reduce the use of water and minimize the pollution wet milling creates. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

CNN aired a much talked about report suggesting coffee may reduce the risk of death. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM News

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